The waterfront of the city is a marvelous place to spend some time at; visitors can enjoy a great atmosphere and have fun at the numerous cafes and restaurants that line the waterfront. Visitors should confirm the Halal status of these restaurants prior to dining.
The Archeological Museum has a great collection of pottery and weapons. There are several artifacts from the Neolithic and Roman times. The Museum of Legion is a small museum dedicated to the history of the Spanish Foreign Legion. The Plaza de Africa is the center of attraction in Ceuta and around this square are the most important buildings of Ceuta.
Ceuta has some ancient fortresses and one of them is the El Canderlo which was built by the Portuguese in 1530. Only the wall and the bastions remain toda and on the western side of the wall is a deep moat, San Felipe. This fort is just a few minutes away from the Plaza de Africa.
The summit of Monte Hacho is about 4Km from Ceuta and is an exciting place to enjoy marvelous views. El Desnarigado is another fort surrounding the summit of Monte Hacho. The fort houses a Military Museum depicting the history of the Spanish forces in the city.
The Great Masjid of Ceuta is the main masjid in the city. Located at the crossroads of different cultures, Ceuta offers a variety of restaurants and a range of seafood. The most widely relished dish by locals is big-noodles soup with fish. Finding Halal food in Ceuta is not be a problem; but is always best for travelers to enquire with locals about Halal restaurants and food.
Ceuta is a port city, which means that no taxes are applied on goods. From hawkers to high-end shops, visitors can find an array of shopping options in Ceuta. Downtown Ceuta and the area around Plaza de Africa have some excellent shops.
Ceuta is a small city and can be easily accessed on foot or bike. Travelers can also find car rentals and taxis easily in the city.