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Casablanca Day Trips


Business, trade and the Moroccan dolce vita…

Everything happens in Casablanca! And its dynamism is infectious.
To remember Casablanca personifies modern Morocco living in harmony with the rich heritage it has acquired over the centuries.



Visit of “The White City”: drive through the wide avenues and long stripes. Later walk through the narrow streets of the Medina. The tour also features visits to United Nations Square, Habous district. Hassan II Mosque( Outside) and Corniche Boulevard. Optional fish lunch.



At 30’ drive , Mohammedia is well established as popular resort for honeymooners and golfers. First you will see some

of the sights of Mohammedia such as the Kasbah, the oldest part of the town with interesting Portuguese building, white Moorish houses and narrow streets. Mohammedia is also famous for its fish market located at the harbor. Every morning there is a daily auction of the many kinds of fish brought in by the local fishermen. After the visit to the town, enjoy a brief swim

in the beach. Optional fish lunch & back to Casablanca



At 1 Hour Drive by High Way , El Jadida, a former Portuguese port, is actually a beach resort offering all seaside amenities.

The visit of the city will include a trip to the fishing pier, the ramparts, remnants of the Portuguese colony
and some leisure time on the beach. Outside the city, some kilometers away, you can experience a Moussem,

which is a religious festival held in commemoration of a holy man . The whole festival area is made up of booths,

and there are even a couple of discos, put up just for the Moussem. Optional fish lunch and back to Casablanca



At 1 Hour drive , Rabat is the capital of Morocco, a city of parks, flowers and monuments. The tour includes visits to the Roman ruins of Chellah, The Kasbah of Oudayas, and Hassan's Tower ,Mohammed V Mausoleum, the Mechouar Palace, and the Medina. Through the labyrinth of souks and artisan shops visit the Place Souk el- Ghezel (the Wool Market Square). Take note of the ornamental motifs and moldings arranged on the doors of the residential area. Walk the famous and lively “Rue des Consuls” . visit the Mellah :the Jewish quarter . Continuation to the city “Sale”, a former shelter and port of the corsairs in the 12th century :visit the famous pottery. Optional fish lunch.



2H30 drive by high way Founded in the 11th century by the Almoravid Sultan, Youssef Ibn Tachfine , Marrakech became the capital of the Kingdom, giving its name to Morocco as a whole and was embellished by many fine buildings before taking on a rather more secondary role under the Alaouites. Marrakech is located in the heart of a palm grove, is a magical red city dotted with parks and surrounded by snow-topped mountains. You can see there historical remains dating from the 11th century such as the Saadian Tombs, Menara , Agdal gardens ,Koutoubia and the Majorelle gardens . Optional lunch at the Medina and discovery of the souks of Marrakech and the Djemaa El Fna square where acrobats, snake charmers and dancers entertain passers-by on a daily basis. After a stop at the Palm Grove, return to Casablanca.



After 3 Hours drive, Start your tour by visiting the Merenid Tombs of Fez. Continue along the old curtain wall of the medina

and make a stop at the “Musée des Armes”, a fortress that once protected Fez. Next, enter the Fez el-Bali through the symmetrical horse shoe arches at Bab Boujeloud (The Blue Gate). Visit the Kisseria in the old medina and witness the colorful Tanneries,, Berber Weaving, Wood working and Metal smiths. Stop for lunch at one of the fine Moroccan palace restaurants . Within the medina :many historical sites such as Medersa Bou Inania; Kairaouine Mosque( Morocco’s second largest mosque)

University of Al- Karaouine, Batha : A Hispano-Moorish palace dating from the end of the 19th century that houses admirable collections of traditional art from Fez. Return to Casablanca by the end of the day.



Before getting to Meknes have a brief visit of Moulay Idriss, a Sacred Islamic town then continue to Volubilis (roman ruins) :

a nearby Roman settlement that has slumbered in the Moroccan countryside for over 2,000 years. Dating back to Pre Roman times Volubilis was a thriving city, complete with a forum, a capitol, basilica, triumphal arch, oil presses and spas. Settled

on what was probably a Carthaginian city date from the third century B.C.Volubilis was a central administrative city for this part of Roman Africa. After we head to Meknes was founded in the 11th century and was chosen by Moulay Ismaïl in 1672 as capital of his empire. Moulay Ismaïl's creation was to be much talked of in the East and in Europe, most especially at the French court of King Louis XIV. There are some coveredstreets where you find leather, djellaba's, carpets and silver. The great monuments, massive walls, huge gates, elaborate gardens, Integrated neighborhoods, bustling markets, and unique arts and crafts point to layers of history compacted and superimposed in every corner of the city. Back to Casablanca ( 2 H drive )


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