Discover colonial Algiers, the capital of Algeria
Travel to the capital of Algeria, bathed in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the largest city in the country, which, maintaining the priceless signs of its historical past and rich tradition, by combining them with the modern influences of modernization, all these creating a charming image that all visitors adore.
Start the exciting tour from the central boulevard of the city and admire the special architecture of the buildings that you will find reflecting the multidimensional identity of the capital. On your walk you will find imposing mosques and some of the most important monuments of the city such as the Catholic Churc notre Dame d'Afrique,
dedicated to the Virgin Mary of Africa. Wander around the cosmopolitan beach and head to the busy Martyrs' Square to admire the symbol of the country's independence, the famous Monument of the Martyrs and the impressive Fishermen’s Mosque.
Enjoy endless walks in the lush Botanical Garden of El-Hamma Jardind'Essai and let your gaze travel among the blooming and sophisticated flower beds, small ponds and tall coconut trees.
Of course, this trip cannot miss a visit to the most important museums of the area such as the Archaeological Museum of Sercel and the Bardeau Museum, which are waiting for you to get to know the history and cultural value of the place.
Food and local cuisine
A cuisine that combines Turkish, Arabic and French influences, has a range of flavors and aromas that will offer unique gastronomic experiences to all visitors of the place. Visit the restaurants of the city and discover all the pleasant surprises they have to offer you. Try one of the famous national dishes such as couscous, spaghetti Rechta, Buseluf stew and flavored Chorba soup and your trip to Algiers will satisfy you full.
Best time to visit Algiers
You can travel to Algiers all year round, but the most ideal period is from October to May to avoid the high summer temperatures.
How to use transportation in Algiers
Transfer from/to Algiers
In Algiers you can travel by air as it has its own airport just 20km away. To get to the center you can use local buses or taxis.
The center of Algier can be explored on foot as its sights are quite close to each other, but you can use metros, buses and taxis which cover all destinations.