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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.Explore hidden gems such as Chrea National Park and Ruines Romaines Tipaza. Escape the urban bustle at Tikjda National Park and Barrage de Ghrib. Change things up with these side-trips from Algiers: Blida (Ancienne Synagogue de Blida, Place du 1er Novembre, & more), Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie (in Sidi Rached) and Musee Public National de Cherchell (in Cherchell). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ketchaoua Mosque, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, and learn about all things military at Musem de l'Armee.
To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Algiers trip planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Houari Boumediene Airport. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in January, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Fri).
Things to do in Algiers
Blida, Tipasa, Sidi Rached, Tikjda National Park, Port de la Madrague
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