If you're short on time or have just arrived in Casablanca, this tour is a great way to get an overview of the city. Admire the wonderful architecture and detailed mosaics of the Hassan II Mosque from the outside, and be sure to re-visit it after your tour!
Start your small-group tour with a pickup from your central Casablanca hotel or the Racine area of the city. Settle into a comfortable coach, minivan or car — depending on the size of your group — and begin your sightseeing.
As you explore, learn interesting facts about Casablanca and its place as Morocco’s largest city and main commercial hub. Each sight on your itinerary comes with a story, so as you look around, hear all about its history from your guide.
Head first for United Nations Square, the buzzing heart of Casablanca, and take in Mohammed V Square and the colors, sights and sounds of the Central Market (only on morning tours). Continue to the elegant Habbous quarter — the new medina — to view the tree-lined streets designed by the French in the 1920s.
Stop to admire the ornate exterior and gates of the Royal Palace; see the Mehkama courthouse; and visit the Cathedral Notre Dame de Lourdes, a striking 1956 church graced with spectacular stained glass windows.
Next, view the Hassan II Mosque, Africa’s biggest, and one of the world’s largest mosques, built in the late 1980s. Marvel at the beautiful façade and hear how it took over 6,000 artisans to carve the wood, granite and marble of the exterior.
Lastly, enjoy free time to stroll along the Ain Diab Corniche, Casablanca’s palm-dotted promenade. Pass the stylish restaurants and swimming pools and admire the views of the glittering Atlantic as you walk.
Your tour concludes with a drop-off at your original start point.