About Casablanca

by SmarterTravel Staff
Grand Mosque at night, Casablanca, Morocco (Photo: Jean-Claude Gallard/iStockphoto)

For many, Casablanca summons up images of glamorous movie romance and intrigue, and this true-to-life Moroccan destination offers today's visitors an exotic mix of European and Arabic culture. From the Art Deco architecture to the impressive Hassan II mosque (complete with retractable roof), Casablanca attractions are a feast for the eyes.

Casablanca tourism is also noteworthy for its spas and relaxation activities. From ultra-modern hotel resorts to traditional hammams that feature black soap scrubs, henna coatings, and oil massages, visitors will find many opportunities to pamper themselves.


Flights to Casablanca land 19 miles south of the city at Mohammed V International Airport.

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