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Cotonou— 1 day
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Benin's largest city and its seat of government, bustling Cotonou also has one of the largest ports in West Africa.Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Bab's Dock and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fidjrosse Beach.
For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cotonou trip planner .
March in Cotonou sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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