Not your average market tour! On our 3-hour Moroccan cultural and culinary experience, you'll join a licensed guide for sightseeing, street food tastings and traditional insights in and around Casablanca's Central Market. We'll wrap things up in Marché Central's fish and seafood market, where a vast assortment of
fruit de mer awaits us. Our selections will be cooked to order at a nearby casual restaurant, where we'll sit among locals and feast on our incredible lunchtime spread.Description
Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hearty appetite when you meet your guide for an 11 a.m tour departure from Casablanca's Marché Central. You'll start with a few street food snack tastings near the Central Market, then work your way over to Place des Nations Unies. This city square with its mix of old and new is a Casablanca landmark and a popular gathering spot for locals. Along the way your guide will point out key buildings and examples of art deco architecture while sharing cultural and historical tidbits.
You'll return to Marché Central for a market tour with insights into Moroccan food and shopping traditions. See paper-thin warqa pastry being made, sample olives from vendor, and make stops at iconic market shops.
The tour will conclude in Marché Central's fish market, where the vendors display an enticing variety of fresh food and seafood. Although market availability can change, most days you'll find mussels, oysters, shrimp, prawns, calamari and more displayed alongside shark, swordfish, sole, sardines, salmon and other fresh catches.
Your tour may be over, but this is where the real eating fun begins! You'll be following a coastal Moroccan tradition of buying your fish and having it cooked on the spot to enjoy. After deciding with your guide which delights to include in your lunchtime feast, you'll head to a nearby restaurant to have those selections cooked to order. Salads, sides, beverages and Moroccan bread will round out the meal. It's a fabulous way to sit among locals and take part in an authentic Moroccan eating experience that locals themselves enjoy.Highlights
: Casablanca, MoroccoDuration
: 3 to 3.5 hrs Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.