MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA TOUR

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Casablanca

MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA TOUR DETAILS

Casablanca is a port city located 240 Km north of Marrakech. Take advantage of this full-day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca and get a glimpse of the French colonial legacy. It is clearly visible in the city’s Moorish and art deco styles blending in unique harmony. Witness the majesty of Hassan II Mosque standing tall over the Atlantic Ocean with its 210 m tall minaret.

 

MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA DAY TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Hassan II Mosque the only Mosque in Morocco open to non Muslims
  • Enjoy a walk on the Cornish of Casablanca full of modern cafes , clubs and restaurants
  • Stop by the Cathedral of the sacred heart and witness its Gothic revival architecture
  • Walk into the old Medina of Casablanca
  • Walk to the open air market of Habous, also known as the ‘’ New Medina ’’

MARRAKECH TO CASABLANCA TOUR ITINERARY

07H00 - 19H00: MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA

Meet your driver at your hotel or riad for an early pick up ( 07h00 AM ) to Casablanca.
Enjoy a comfortable 3 hours drive via the motorway crossing the fertile Gharb plains. A stop will be made halfway in a rest area before you continue to Casablanca.
Upon arrival at the metropolitan city, meet your local guide who will join you in the vehicle to start your visit to Casablanca.
First, you will head to the legendary Hassan II Mosque. As you approach, you will witness its majestic 210-meter tall minaret dominating the sky. The Mosque was designed by a French architect and took 6 years to build. The building blends Islamic architecture and Moroccan elements.
From here, continue to the Corniche of Casablanca located at the seaside neighborhood of Ain Diab. It is famous for hosting trendy clubs, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. Enjoy a walk on the seaside, and maybe a cafe or a cup of mint tea at leisure. Your next stop will be in the Medina of Casablanca. Although it is not as old as Marrakech or Fes Medinas, a large portion of it remains residential, with its narrow streets.
From here you will continue to Casablanca city center to visit the Cathedral of Sacred Heart, which was built in the 1930s by the French colonials. Afterward, we will head to the United Nations Place witnessing art deco buildings on the sides of the street. Then we continue to the Arab League Square hosting the ‘’ Palais de LA Justice ‘’ You might choose to have lunch at leisure at the legendary Rick’s Café, designed to recreate the Gin joint bar in the movie classic of ‘’Casablanca’’. Just let us know at the time of your booking to reserve a table there for you.
At the end of your Casablanca visit, drive past the fancy residential area before you take the motorway for a relaxing 3 hours ride back to Marrakech.
Your full-day trip to Casablanca from Marrakech will come to an end with a drop-off at your hotel or the nearest car-accessible point to your riad.

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Price Includes

  • A/C modern vehicle driven by an English / French speaking driver
  • Licensed local guide in Casablanca
  • Entrance fees to Hassan II Mosque
  • Toll fees
  • Pick up / drop off service from your hotel / riad

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and beverages
  • Personal expenses

Marrakech to Casablanca tour price per person

Participants 1 2 3 4 5 6-7 8-10 11-14 15-17
Price per person 295€ 155€ 125€ 115€ 105€ 95€ 90€ 80€ 70€

Travel safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • The journey involves 6 hours drive. Overall it is relaxing in an expressway.
  • Visiting the Hassan II Mosque is possible in certain hours only. We will make sure you get there by the starting time of the official visit.
  • The church of the Sacred Heart might not be available to visit at certain times due to cultural events going on there
  • Rick’s Café is famous and busy. If you wish to have lunch there at leisure, please let us know at the time of your booking in order to book a table for you.

FAQ

Do I Need To Have A VISA To Enter Morocco?

People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.

What Do I Need To Wear?

– You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.

What's Your Cancellation And Refund Policy?

Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,

How Long Is The Drive From Marrakech To Casablanca?

The drive from Marrakech to Casablanca is between 2 and 3 hours depending on your Casablanca drop-off point. The best route is via the motorway ( A7 )

Is Casablanca Worth Visiting?

Casablanca is one of the most bypassed cities of Morocco. Most of tourists just use Casablanca as a connection hub. BUT it is worth visiting for a day or 2 to experience Morocco’s modern lifestyle and what a typical Northern African metropolitan city looks like.

Was Casablanca The Movie Filmed In Casablanca?

Ironically, “Casablanca” was filmed in Water Brothers Studios in California. If you wish to live the legacy of the movie, there is no better location in Casablanca than “Rick’s Cafe” with its Art Deco, roulette table and grand piano.

Can A Non-Muslim Visit Hassan II Mosque?

The Mosque of Hassan II is mainly open for Muslims during the 5 prayers and Friday special prayer. However, non-Muslims can visit Hassan II Mosque during scheduled guided tours outside prayer times.
 

What Is The Dress Code For Visiting Hassan II Mosque?

Both men and women need to cover their knees and shoulders. inside the mosque hall, you will be required to remove your shoes, and a special bag will be offered to carry them