11 days in Algeria Itinerary

11 days in Algeria Itinerary

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11 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Algiers
1
Algiers
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Setif
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Annaba
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Oran
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Tissemsilt
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Laghouat Province
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Algiers

3
nights
Algiers

Algiers ©
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kasbah of Algiers and Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee National du Bardo and Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais. Venture out of the city with trips to Tipasa (Tombeau de la Chretienne & Tipasa Archaeological Park). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jamaa El Kebir, and pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Algiers vacation builder .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Algiers. In December, daytime highs in Algiers are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Setif.

Things to do in Algiers

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tipasa Province
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Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Musee National du Bardo ©
Musee National du Bardo

1
night
Setif

Setif ©
Provincial capital Setif retains much of its ancient past and looks proudly to the future.
On the 31st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Setif Museum, look for gifts at Bijoutrie el Kahina, then don't miss a visit to Ain El Fouara, and finally browse the different shops at Park Mall.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Setif road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Algiers to Setif takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Algiers in December, with highs in Setif at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Annaba.

Things to do in Setif

Shopping Museums
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Park Mall ©
Park Mall
Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie ©
Setif Museum - Musee d'archeologie
Ain El Fouara ©
Ain El Fouara

1
night
Annaba

Annaba ©
Annaba, informally known as Balad al-Unnâb, and Bona is a city in the north-eastern corner of Algeria near the Seybouse River, located in an eponymous province. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Achir Beach, see the interesting displays at Hyppone, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Annaba day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Setif to Annaba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Setif in December; daily highs in Annaba reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Annaba

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

3
nights
Oran

Oran ©
A cultural hub of Algeria, the coastal city of Oran boasts a long and varied history, from its founding by Moorish merchants in the 10th century, through centuries of Spanish, Ottoman, and French rule, and Algeria's bloody war for independence.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Santa Cruz and Place du 1er Novembre. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, hunt for treasures at Marche Medina Jedida, and kick back and relax at Plage de Madagh 1.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oran trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Annaba to Oran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Tissemsilt.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur ©
La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur

1
night
Tissemsilt

Tissemsilt ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Theniet El Had National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tissemsilt online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Oran to Tissemsilt in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Oran in January, things will get slightly colder in Tissemsilt: highs are around 13°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Laghouat Province.

Things to do in Tissemsilt

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Theniet El Had National Park ©
Theniet El Had National Park

1
night
Laghouat Province

Laghouat Province ©
Laghouat is a province in central Algeria. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Algerian Sahara. On the 6th (Sun), explore the fascinating landscape at Algerian Sahara and then don't miss a visit to Maison de Jeunes Manar.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Laghouat Province trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Tissemsilt to Laghouat Province with the Route module. In January, daily temperatures in Laghouat Province can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Laghouat Province

Nature Parks
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Algerian Sahara ©
Algerian Sahara

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