15 days in Algeria Itinerary

15 days in Algeria Itinerary

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Start: Algiers
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Tipasa Province
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Algiers
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Oran
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Annaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Constantine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Batna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Bejaia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
End: Algiers

1
night
Tipasa Province

Tipasa Province ©
Resting on the pleasant Mediterranean coastline, Tipaza Province boasts an exciting ancient history, which left a large number of ruins and monuments in its wake.
On the 10th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Musee Public National de Cherchell, then don't miss a visit to Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then delve into the distant past at Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, delve into the distant past at Ruines Romaines Tipaza, and then don't miss a visit to Tipasa Archaeological Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tipasa Province trip itinerary builder website.

Algiers to Tipasa Province is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and car. December in Tipasa Province sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Algiers.

Things to do in Tipasa Province

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Musee Public National de Cherchell, Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir
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Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park
Ruines Romaines Tipaza ©
Ruines Romaines Tipaza

4
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.
Algiers is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Algiers trip website.

Traveling by car from Tipasa Province to Algiers takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In December in Algiers, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 16th (Mon), head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, then admire the landmark architecture of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque and then explore the striking landscape of Tlemcen National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tlemcen journey app.

Getting from Algiers to Tlemcen by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Tlemcen are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Tlemcen National Park ©
Tlemcen National Park
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar

2
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.
On the 18th (Wed), make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pacha Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre. On your second day here, examine the collection at Musee Ahmed Zabana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum Of Modern Art Of Oran, and finally don't miss a visit to La Porte d'Espagne.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oran online holiday planner.

Drive from Tlemcen to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Oran. In December, daily temperatures in Oran can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre

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 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ain Achir Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin, and then examine the collection at Musee des Ruines d' Hippone.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Annaba journey planning website.

Traveling by flight from Oran to Annaba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Annaba, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Musee des Ruines d' Hippone ©
Musee des Ruines d' Hippone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

2
nights
Constantine

Constantine ©
Not to be confused with Constantinople, the historical city from 330 to 1453 in Thrace, now Istanbul, Turkey.Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): snap pictures at Pont d'El-Kantara, examine the collection at Musee National Cirta, admire the striking features of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, then take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, and finally wander the streets of La Medina. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Tiddis Roman Ruins, take in the views from Pont des Chutes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, then take in the views from Pont Sidi Rached, and finally make a trip to Monument Aux Morts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Constantine online journey maker.

You can drive from Annaba to Constantine in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Annaba in December, expect Constantine to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Batna.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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Batna

Batna ©
Batna is the main city of Batna Province, Algeria. On the 23rd (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Ghoufi, explore the ancient world of Timgad, then explore the ancient world of Lambaesis Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of 1st November Mosque.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Batna trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Constantine to Batna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Batna when traveling from Constantine in December, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Bejaia.

Things to do in Batna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Timgad, Ghoufi
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Timgad ©
Timgad
Ghoufi ©
Ghoufi
1st November Mosque ©
1st November Mosque

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night
Bejaia

Bejaia ©
A Mediterranean port and provincial capital, Bejaia juxtaposes ancient monuments and national parks with the center of the Algerian and Western Mediterranean oil industry.
On the 24th (Tue), get outside with Parc National De Gouraya, take in the awesome beauty at Pic des Singes, and then step into the grandiose world of Bab El Fouka.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bejaia day trip planning site.

You can drive from Batna to Bejaia in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Batna in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Bejaia: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bejaia

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Parc National De Gouraya ©
Parc National De Gouraya
Pic des Singes ©
Pic des Singes
Bab El Fouka ©
Bab El Fouka

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