16 days in Algeria Itinerary

16 days in Algeria Itinerary

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16 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Nice
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Algiers
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Tipasa Province
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + Train + Subway + Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Tlemcen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Oran
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Annaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Constantine
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Nice

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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, take a leisurely stroll along Le Port de Sidi Fredj, and see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo.

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Nice, France to Algiers is an approximately 6-hour flight. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Algiers, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tipasa Province.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Le Mausolee Royal de Mauretanie, then steep yourself in history at Tombeau de la Chretienne, and then make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, then don't miss a visit to Ruines Romaines Tipaza, and then explore the world behind art at Musee Public National de Cherchell.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tipasa Province online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Algiers to Tipasa Province in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, daily temperatures in Tipasa Province can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Tipasa Province

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, then head outdoors with Les Grottes de Beni Add, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque or Tlemcen, and finally make a trip to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at El Mansourah and then explore the striking landscape of Tlemcen National Park.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tlemcen trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tipasa Province to Tlemcen in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tipasa Province to Tlemcen due to the time zone difference. March in Tlemcen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Mansourah
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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

3
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.
Oran is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fort Santa Cruz, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, make a trip to La Gare d'Oran, and see the interesting displays at Musee Ahmed Zabana.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oran itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tlemcen to Oran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Oran. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Annaba.

Things to do in Oran

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

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. On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Hyppone and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Saint Augustin.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Annaba journey planner.

You can fly from Oran to Annaba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Annaba can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Constantine.

Things to do in Annaba

Museums Historic Sites
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Hyppone ©
Hyppone
Basilique Saint Augustin
Basilique Saint Augustin

3
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. Get out of town with these interesting Constantine side-trips: Guelma (Hammam Debagh Hot Springs & Guelma Roman Theatre). There's much more to do: take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, take an in-depth tour of Musee National Cirta, and make a trip to Pont des Chutes.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Constantine trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Annaba to Constantine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Constantine when traveling from Annaba in March, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Guelma
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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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