1 Day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca
Introducing Casablanca Tour
Are you in Marrakech and looking for a day trip to Casablanca? Here is one of our best day trips from Marrakech to the Moroccan’s business capital, Casablanca! During this one day tour, the magic of Casablanca will come to light in your eyes. The tour starts at 8:00 AM from your accommodation (anywhere) in Marrakech. Pick-up and drop-off are included and an English-speaking city guide will be waiting for you in Casablanca to show you the best of the city. Please note that lunch and drinks are not included.
Planning on a one-day trip? A trip to Casablanca may be an ideal tour for you especially when you are for the first time here in Morocco, or during the summer when it is hot inland.
It is the largest port and city in the whole of Morocco and the favorite destination for travelers and is more popularly known as Casa. When it comes to Morocco Travel, Casablanca is without a doubt the most famous name. It is said to be the heart of the business in Morocco that is why it is considered as Morocco’s economic capital.
Leading companies from Morocco and international companies are located in this city. The naval base of the Royal Moroccan Navy is also located here. Historically, this is the most important industrial city of this country and this historical position is still maintained until now. It is also home to many consulates.
What can you expect on this 1 Day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca?
For this 1 day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca, the magic of this city will uncover in your very eyes. For this one day tour, you will be visiting the city where you can enjoy the beauty it possesses.
Best things to visit in Casablanca
- Visit Hassan II Mosque
- Visit the old medina
- Visit Ville Nouvelle
Day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca Itinerary:
You can start your day by having some baguettes and coffee at Parc de La Ligue Arabe. There are plenty of cafes that you can choose from in this garden. You will definitely enjoy the view in there for its avenues lined with Ficus, pergolas, flower beds, arcades, and palm trees that are really tall.
The journey is heading north. The road to take would be old medina. You will be moving through the focal points of the new town in Casa called Ville Nouvelle. These points of interest are Place Des Nations Unions and Place Mohammed V. In Muhammad V Square, you will see architectures of the French where Moorish design is complementing it beautifully. In the United Nations Square, you can enjoy the monumental fountain.
The next spot would be Art Deco Hotels. There are the popular famous clock towers, the apartment block of the Eleven Story of Moretti, the high rise art deco buildings, and Art deco Hotels.
You will then visit the residential blocks that are famous in this city: Asayag, Bessonneau, and Glaoui. You can also go to the Avenue des Forces Royal. This is a commercial area that will lead you to the old medina. You will see the craftsmen and jewelers. Later, you will visit a shrine nearby where the tomb of Sidi Allal El-Kairouani is located.
You will then have lunch in Corniche then visit the Mosque of Hassan II. This building ranks the biggest mosque in Africa and is the 7th largest in the world. The mosque is open to everyone, including non-Muslims
After the Mosque Tour, you can now proceed to the new Medina or better known as Ville Nouvelle. You can shop there for an hour if you wish as we have enough time.
You will end your day and your tour also in the Parc de la Ligue Arabe. This is the largest public park in the city previously known as Lyautev. At the edge of this site is the Church of the Sacred Heart. Later becoming a cultural center open to visitors, it is a beautiful view that captures the Mauresque architecture. There we are at the end of your Casablanca journey. We drive back to Marrakesh and drop you off at your accommodation.
1 Day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca prices
2 PaxCouple1 days210€
3 PaxGroup1 Days252€
4 PaxFamily1 Days256€
5 PaxFamily1 Days270€
The Price Includes
- The price of the trip includes vehicle, driver/guide, and a certificated city guide.
- The costs of the visit to the monuments, lunch, and drinks are not included.