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Algiers— 21 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.Attractions like Teri Park and Zoo de Ben Aknoun make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Blida (Mausolee Sidi Yakoub, Place du 1er Novembre, & more), Barrage de Ghrib (in Ain Defla) and Tipasa (Tipasa Archaeological Park, Tombeau de la Chretienne, & more). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, get a taste of the local shopping with Palais des Rais, and examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo.
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Algiers online road trip planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Houari Boumediene Airport. January in Algiers sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Algiers
Blida, Sidi Rached, Tipasa, Port de la Madrague, La Playa
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