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Tangier Excursion

Tue 19th April 2016 @ 8:45 pm - Sat 23rd April 2016 @ 10:00 am

The Excursion offers a unique programme comprising visits to charities and institutions supported by the British Moroccan Society (BMS) in Tangier and Tetouan.  You’ll meet many interesting and wonderful people, visit some fabulous private homes and places of interest, and have plenty of fun along the way!


Dates 19 – 23 April 2016

These dates fit with the new timetable from Air Arabia for their London-Tangier-London flights.

Participants can participate in the whole programme or join in on particular day(s).

Expressions of interest to admin@britishmoroccansociety.org


Tue 19 April – Arrive in Tangier

Some arriving on Air Arabia London to Tangier (arr 16:55)

20:45 – Welcome drinks & Dinner at Hotel El Minzah


Day 1 – Wed 20 April – Tangier

Morning:
Nadia La Valle guides Participants to the following Charities supported by BMS and other places of interest in the Medina, all within walking distance:
The Sister of Mother Theresa

Casa Nazareth

Café Central in the Petit Soco for coffee
Walk through Medina

American Legation – meet & shown round by Director
St. Andrewʼs Church in Grand Soco

Casa dʼItalia for lunch – in the grounds of the magnificent Palais Moulay Hafid – including private visit for BMS

Afternoon & Evening:
Visit other charities:

Le Foyer des Jeunes Diabétiques de Tangier

Dar El Hanna

Tea at Home & Garden of a Tangier resident

Drinks at Home & Garden of another Tangier resident

 

Day 2 – Thu 21 April – Tetouan
Morning:

Transport to Tetouan

School for blind and partially sighted children – Meet Head, Teachers and pupils

L’Association de La Colombe Blanche

Tour around Tetouan with lunch stop

Mid Afternoon & Evening:
Return to Tangier

Tea at Villa Mabrouka, once Yves Saint Laurent’s home & now belonging to YSL Foundation

Performance by Darna Theatre

Dinner at Restaurant San Remo (optional)


Day 3 – Fri 22 April – Tangier
Morning:
La Crèche de Tanger

British University, Tangier campus
Meet staff and students

Short Talks given by:
Dr Tariq Obaid, President British University – in Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca & Marrakech
Richard Hamilton, BBC Correspondent & Author of new book on Tangier
David Stotter, author of books on Tangier and new book on Casablanca

Transport from Hotel driving through the Old Mountain past historic villas

Aperitif at Home & Garden of one of the residents

Lunch at Le Mirage overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Afternoon & Evening:
Return to Tangier

Cocktail followed by Dinner at home in the medina of Nadia and Suomi La Valle


Sat 23 April

End of BMS Programme


Cost

£100 per day for Days 1, 2, 3 to cover transport and admin costs, a gift to Hosts, plus a donation to BMS charitable causes.

All other expenses (flight, hotel, meals, drinks, tips etc) paid individually.

BMS will try to negotiate a special price for B&B with Hotel El Minzah for those who would like to stay there. Also we are talking with Air Arabia for a group rate for passengers on the London-Tangier-London route.

As mentioned above, Participants can participate in the whole programme or join in on particular day(s).

Expressions of interest to admin@britishmoroccansociety.org

Details

Start:
Tue 19th April 2016 @ 8:45 pm
End:
Sat 23rd April 2016 @ 10:00 am

Venue

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Tangier Morocco + Google Map