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Algiers— 16 nights
Algiers the White
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.You've now added Kasbah of Algiers to your itinerary. Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Musee Public National de Cherchell (in Cherchell), Tipasa (Ruines Romaines Tipaza, Tombeau de la Chretienne, & more) and Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Chrea National Park, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Le Bastion 23 - Palais des Rais, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma.
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Algiers online travel planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Houari Boumediene Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Algiers can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Algiers
Blida, Tipasa Province, Barrage de Ghrib, Musee Public National de Cherchell, Barage de Taksebt
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