Casablanca Morocco Trip

Trip to Casablanca – A Lifetime Experience!

Casablanca seems to have become a point to fly in and fly out of Morocco, but it is also on the list of “To-Visit” for many people across the world. It is a great place to spend time on vacations, offering a great blend of eclectic culinary scene, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and unique architecture. This all serves as an inspiration for many people to plan a trip to Casablanca and experience the fine blend of architecture that is a mix of Moorish and French Art Deco styles. If you’ve seen Casablanca in the 1940s movies, don’t be afraid because this place is not anymore famous for dive bars and shoot-outs as this doesn’t happen in the modern Casablanca. But of course, you’ll have a chance to visit many fancy restaurants, clubs, and cultural venues.

In modern times, Casablanca is known to be Morocco’s largest city and a growing thriving industrial area. A trip to Casablanca, Morocco also gives you a feel of the past as you can enjoy various historical tourist attractions, some of which include:

Hassan II Mosque – A very famous and opulent mosque, which was built with an enormous expense, Hassan II Mosque is 210m tall and boasts an attractive rectangular shape. This is a fine example of amazing architecture, showcasing the finest Moroccan artisanship using hand-carved stone and wood. Unlike the other mosques across the world, this one allows entry to non-muslims so you can plan a visit during your tour to Casablanca.

Abderrahman Slaoui Foundation Museum – This is a museum that was earlier a house, which is now used to showcase Abderrahman Slaoui’s outstanding. During a visit here, one can enjoy a glance at the outstanding collection of Moroccan decorative arts, jewelry, furniture, and a lot more. This gives you a real taste of Moroccan culture.

Museum of Moroccan Judaism – A surprising fact about the Museum of Moroccan Judaism is that this is the only Jewish museum located in the Arabic-speaking world. This place was once used as a Jewish orphanage and is now turned into a museum with an attractive garden villa. It lets you have a glance at the 2000-year history of Jews in Morocco. So if you’re a Jew or even not, a visit to the Museum of Moroccan Judaism should be on your itinerary of a trip to Casablanca, Morocco.

Old Medina – This is another famous tourist attraction, which was built back in the 19th century. A visit here is worth the time where you can find treasures in its everyday shops and a walk in its whitewashed crooked lanes is going to be a never-before experience. Don’t forget to have a sip of Moroccan tea at the local cafes

Place Mohammed V – Another famous tourist attraction place is Place Mohammed V, which is located not too far from the ancient Medina. As you visit, you are sure to feel the real taste of Moroccan culture as this place is surrounded by monuments alternating Moorish and French influences. If you’re a nature lover, then you can also feed the pigeons who are often fed by locals here.

 

How to Get to Casablanca?

Have you been planning a trip to Casablanca and not sure about the route options? Well, it’s going to be very easy as you will have many options to choose from like:

Plane – If you come from a distant place, you can choose to fly and reach Mohammed V International Airport (CMN), which is the nearest airport. Once landed, you can then take a train or hire a taxi to reach the city.

Train – Morocco boasts of a very well-laid train network that connects many famous cities like Casablanca with one another. So, it is a very handy way to travel throughout the country.

Car – When it comes to comfort and style, nothing beats a car, which is another feasible way to visit Casablanca. If you’re coming from Fes or Rabat, make sure to take the A2. Similarly, when coming from Marrakech it is good to take the A7.

Bus – Have a small budget and would like to explore the city on road transport? Don’t worry as you will get a very good service of regional CTM buses running across Casablanca’s famous tourist attractions.

 

Planning Your Trip To Casablanca

Now that you’ve already made up your mind to visit Casablanca, it comes time for some preparation and useful information.

Best Time to Visit: It is very important to choose the right time to visit here. Although it’s open for tourists across the year, the best time to visit is summer (June to August). The reason is that the weather here is quite comfortable, warm and dry. This is the time when many cultural events are also organized such as the Festival de Casablanca.

Language: Although many people speak in English across the city, there are two official languages spoken here; Standard Arabic and Tamazight (Berber). French is also very commonly spoken by locals as well as professional guides. If you’re booking your trip with Best DMC Morocco, you can be sure to feel the comfort as we have professional guides who are experts in many languages so you can understand the local culture and its importance in your preferred language.

Whether you are on a cultural trip or want to enjoy some quality time with your beloved, a trip to Casablanca, Morocco, can be the right choice to make. At Best DMC Morocco, we bring the comfort of the custom tour to Casablanca so you can choose the itinerary of your choice and also stay in for accommodation of your choice and budget. When planning a trip to Casablanca, Morocco, make sure to share all the details, like your expectations, of the trip and everything else with our team so that we can craft a custom package for you to match your needs. Try consulting with our professional tour experts who will be your guide throughout the journey.

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