Best Day Trips from Casablanca
Within a one hour drive from the city, discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Rabat, which also happens to be home to the country's capital. Let our concierge help curate your tour including a visit to the fascinating archaeological Roman site of the Chellah and the Hassan Tower, the city’s landmark, which adjoins the Mohammed V mausoleum. Enter the winding streets of the Kasbah of the Udayas, a 12th century "city within a city" built on the banks of the Bou Regreg river during the Almohad dynasty. Wander down the winding streets lined with picturesque houses to reach the banks of the river and discover the unique Musée des Oudayas (Oudayas Museum), home to an impressive array of traditional Moroccan artwork, carpets, astronomical instruments, and ancient items such as a 12th century Koran. Complete your day trip to the imperial city with a visit to the Musée Mohammed VI d'Art Moderne et Contemporain with expositions from renowned artists such as Picasso. Be sure to ask our Chef Concierge Caroline Breyer to arrange a private tour!
Escape the city buzz with a refreshing excursion to the port-city of El Jadida, once a Portuguese fortified city located on the Atlantic coastline. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, El Jadida, previously known as Mazagan, is a mesmerising example of Arab and European cultures intertwined in the city’s remaining historical remnants, including the famous Portuguese Cistern. Ask our concierge to recommend a local seafood café to enjoy lunch before heading to nearby Azemmour, a fortified village where you will discover a 16th century synagogue and city walls decorated with works by local artists.
A visit to Morocco would not be complete without discovering the enchanting Red City of Marrakech. Within a three-hour drive of Casablanca, this city is synonymous for its bustling souks, red washed buildings and vibrant folkloric atmosphere. Let our concierge arrange your day visit to discover the city’s most renowned sites. Start your journey in the Djemaa El-Fna place, a market buzzing with the frenzy of exotic sounds, smells and shopping excitement. Fashion-savvy guests will be excited to discover the Majorelle Garden, owned by Yves Saint Laurent, who drew great inspiration from the city throughout his iconic career. Time permitting, savour lunch at the famous Café de la Poste or enjoy a traditional Moroccan tagine in of the medina’s distinctive riads. Guests enchanted by the city’s mystical aura can extend their stay at