If you are eager to explore an outstanding place, Algeria may be exactly the one which satisfies your expectations. 

visit AlgeriaA vast country of 2,381,741 km2, Algeria has a variety of landformsand climates, which makes it an ideal tourist destination throughout the year.

Algeria’s rich cultural, natural and historical heritage offers exceptional opportunities in this regard. The country is often claimed to be the crossroads of three worlds Mediterranean, Arab and African. It is also known as the “Balcony of the Mediterranean”.

Algeria is a country with geographical contrasts, with great differences, from the green valleys in between steep mountains in the north to some of the most extensive sand dune regions of all Sahara.

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Algeria SaharaThe majority of tourists who visit Algeria find their discoveries unforgettable. Unlike what they imagined, landscapes they witness are far from endless deserts and obsolete villages. Visitors will realize that exceptional thriving pastures, elegant urban areas and harbors are feast to their eyes.

With unparalleled monuments, the countless ancient sites and the astounding views, Algeria has a plenty of landscapes to share with a visitor than simply a glance at Sahara; each of major cities and villages in the country will welcome you with exceptional places worth finding out about.

Algeria northVarious activities can be practiced all over the year in the main regions of the country:

Coastal strip of more than 1200 km, along the Mediterranean Sea bordered by beaches and coves, where the main cities are located. Upon your arrival, you will find the opportunity to savor the magnificent cobalt waters. Algerian sceneries are full of dynamism and always capture visitor's heart.

From the coastal area, the land ascends towards the summit of the Atlas Mountains until it reaches the other end of the Sahara Desert.

Algeria's mountainous land occupies a considerable part of the country. Some of Algerian mountains are integrated in the grandiose Atlas Mountain Range whereas others find their places inside the nation's borders. 



Djanet AlgeriaThe desert with its savage creatures, Oasis covering a large portion of land, and the national parks like any others, offers a brand new experience full of charm to the visitor.






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Algeria offers a remarkable variety of opportunities for tourists. Either looking for an adventure or a relaxing time, opportunities are endless and Algeria has something for everyone.

Algeria beachSeaside tourism: with more than 1200 km of unspoiled coastline extending from the Moroccan to the Tunisian borders. Algeria is just one hour flight from Europe and enjoys a hot and dry climate during the summer;


Saharan Tourism: from October to April, the vast Algerian desert, which covers 2 million km2, offers extremely varied opportunities for tourism both in terms of escape and change of scenery (sand desert, stone desert and oases) and of cultural and human perspectives (rock paintings and engravings of Tassili, architecture of Mzab cities and oasis of Timimoun, Taghit and El Oued);

Algeria sahara sunset


Mountain Tourism: Algeria has many mountain ranges such as the Djurdjura, the Aures, the Babors, the Bibans, the Ouarsenis, the Blidaen Atlas, the Djebel Amour and the Dahra. These mountains, when equipped with adequate infrastructures, can enable the development of many activities, including the skiing which is already practiced in Tala Guilef and Tikjda stations in Kabylia and in Chréa near Algiers;


Cultural Tourism: Thanks to its millennia-long history, Algeria has a wealth of monuments and historical sites ranging from the Phoenician period to the French colonization, and the Numidian Berber kingdoms and the Roman, Muslim and Ottoman eras.

The Kasbah of Algiers, the Kasbah of Bejaia from the 13th century, the mosque of Sidi Okba in Biskra (built on 686), El Mechouar citadel ( built in 1145) and the remains of Mansourah from the 14 century in Tlemcen, are to mention a few areas of history and rich culture to absolutely visit.

Three well preserved cities of the Roman period also deserve to be mentioned: Tipaza ruineTipaza, Djemila (ancient Cuicul) and Timgad, all part of the UNESCO's world heritage .

Regarding the Roman period, some tour operators recently set up a circuit for foreigners interested in cultural and religious trips called “In the footsteps of Saint Augustine”. Included in the program are visits to the basilica and ruins of Hippone, the Punic and Roman center of the ancient Calama in Guelma, the vestiges of the small amphitheatre, and St. Augustine's School in Madaure. 


Djanet imzadFurthermore, Algeria's local festivals that celebrate the nation’s colourful traditions and shows the diversity of the Algerian cultural heritage also remain a great opportunity to discover multiple facets of Algerian personality. 







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