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Casablanca: City Tour

1. Casablanca: City Tour

Begin your half-day tour with pickup from central Casablanca hotels at 8:30 AM or any accommodation. Meet your multilingual chauffeur, and sit back and relax in an air-conditioned car or minivan, depending on your group size. Pass by the Old Medina of Casablanca and United Nations Square on your way to Hassan II Mosque. Spend 1 hour discovering the mosque before heading to Rick's Café, a legendary place thanks to two cinematic icons: Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. From there, make your way to the Corniche and spend 15 minutes exploring the elegant buildings of the Anfa and Maarif neighborhoods, the grand avenues, and the architecture that blends modern and Moorish styles. Pass by Ain Diab and see the main public beach for Casablanca's 6.5 million population. Next, stop at the Square of Mohammed V, the pigeon-filled heart of the city, before visiting the Notre Dame de Lourdes, a wonderful cathedral with stained-glass walls around the church. Look out for the grotto which has a statue of Mary with flowers and candles. After admiring the cathedral, head to Habbous Square near the Royal Palace of Casablanca to discover this district in the city's old quarter, which was built during the French colonial period. Finally, stop at Boulevard Mohammed V to mingle with the local Moroccan crowds.

Casablanca Guided Sightseeing Tour

2. Casablanca Guided Sightseeing Tour

See the most important sights of Casablanca on a sightseeing and walking tour. Named "White House" by a group of Spanish and Portuguese sailors who marveled at the white houses facing the ocean in the Anfa district, today Casablanca ("Dar El Beida" in Arabic) is a bustling city of boulevards and modern infrastructure. Walk around the Habous district, where the small squares and narrow arcade streets provide a fine example of contemporary city planning mixed with the maze-like streets of the traditional medina. Continue towards United Nations Place and the majestic Mohammed V Square. Then, go to the lively Central Market and the surrounding Royal Palace. Explore the colorful Habous Quarter and the Mehkma (Tribunal). Visit the Notre Dame de Lourdes cathedral and the famous Hassan II Mosque to experience 2 religious epicenters of the city. End with a pleasant stroll through the residential area of Anfa and shop in the newly built Morocco Mall on the seafront. 

From Casablanca: Full-Day Casablanca & Rabat Guided Tour

3. From Casablanca: Full-Day Casablanca & Rabat Guided Tour

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from hotel in Casablanca by your chauffeur/guide. Ride in an air-conditioned vehicle to Rick’s Cafe, a replica of the set from the film Casablanca. Enter the world of Rick of IIsa come to life. Head to the waterfront for a guided tour of the Hassan II mosque. Appreciate the interior and exterior of the largest mosque in Morocco. Marvel at the soaring minarets which anchor the city skyline. Drive along Casablanca’s Corniche. See the elegant buildings of the Anfa and Maarif neighborhoods as well as the grand avenues lined with a mix of modern and Moorish styles. Stop at L'Eglise du Sacre Coeur, a Catholic landmark in the heart of Casablanca. Cruise past the Royal Place in the Hubbous quarter. Leave the city for a trip to Rabat at 12:30 pm, a roughly 45-minute drive from Casablanca. Discover the sights of Rabat including the Royal Palace, the Marinid necropolis at Chellah (a UNESCO World Heritage site), Hassan Tower, and the Mohammed V Mausoleum. Pause along the banks of the massive Bouregrag river. Step into a maze of whitewashed houses in the Kasbah of the Udayas. Return to your hotel in Casablanca around 5:30 pm.

Casablanca: Central Market Food Tour with Tastings and Lunch

4. Casablanca: Central Market Food Tour with Tastings and Lunch

Get a perfect introduction to Moroccan gastronomy at the Central Market in Casablanca, one of the most famous urban markets in Morocco known especially for its fish. Explore this essential place in the Casablancan gastronomic scene with a licensed guide, and select your catch of the day to have for lunch after. Meet your official guide at the meeting point then set off to discover Moroccan culinary culture in the Central Market. During the tour, try a wide variety of tasty Moroccan products while hearing about them and the city of Casablanca from your passionate guide. After numerous tastings, shop at the fish markets to choose your lunch. Once you've chosen your fish, head to a casual restaurant nearby where it will be prepared for you. Then, savor your fresh fish with salads and traditional Moroccan accompaniments. Dessert will be served at La Sqala, a restaurant and historical monument located opposite the fishing port. A fortified bastion of the 18th century, La Sqala is one of the few vestiges of the reign of Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, Sultan Alaouite, the central figure in the reconstruction of Casablanca in 1770.

Casablanca: Private 6-Hour City Tour

5. Casablanca: Private 6-Hour City Tour

Enjoy the most emblematic sites of Casablanca at your own leisure. Starting your private tour with your private official guide, you will visit the Mohamed V Square, which is known for its picturesque architecture that has since been copied by many of the buildings in the city. Following this, your guide will take you through the Central Market and the Royal Palace, which are located next door. You will then enter the medina of the city to enjoy the countless Moroccan colors, sounds, and smells. One of the obligatory stops on this tour is the Hassan II Mosque, where your official private guide will tell you the most interesting stories, with this mosque being the third-largest mosque in the world. The last stop of this magnificent tour will be La Corniche, the beautiful seafront of Casablanca where you can have a coffee overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or simply enjoy a walk. An optional and far-from-less important stop is a visit to the famous Rick’s Cafe, which was designed to recreate the bar that became famous for Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in the classic film Casablanca.

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What people are saying about Casablanca

Both Abdel the guide and Sabi our driver were tip-top. Incredible service and kindness all around. They provided very personalized service, even skipping things on the planned tour we’d already seen (which we would have been ok with doing — we knew what we signed up for) to see a few different things on the same route. All of the GYG trips booked in Morocco were exceptional.

This was just amazing. Rachid could not have been a better guide. What a great day, we are so happy that we booked this for our first full day in Casa. We learned a lot, ate a lot, walked a lot, and ended the day feeling like we got every bit of our money’s worth and with a deep appreciation of both Casablanca and Morocco.

This was an excellent overview of Casablanca. It was so nice being in the air conditioned car but we also did a fair amount of walking. Our guide was very informative and when we asked to see things that were not on his route he was able to adjust and make it happen. I highly recommend this tour.

Our guide, Abdel, was knowledgeable and personable. He answered our many questions and remained good natured. He was thoughtful with our group and even got us mint tea and a snack. We highly recommend him!

Amazing trip. The travel agency is accommodating. Our tour guide is so friendly, helpful and very caring. Highly recommended!