7 days in Algeria Itinerary

7 days in Algeria Itinerary

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7 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Algiers
1
Algiers
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Tlemcen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Oran
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
4
Constantine
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Algiers

3
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, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, see the interesting displays at Musee National du Bardo, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Rue Didouche Mourad, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mausolee Sidi Abderrahmane.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Algiers planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Algiers. In May in Algiers, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Algiers

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique
Memorial du Martyr ©
Memorial du Martyr
Kasbah of Algiers ©
Kasbah of Algiers

1
night
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 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar and then get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tlemcen sightseeing planner.

Getting from Algiers to Tlemcen by combination of train, car, and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May in Tlemcen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oran.

Things to do in Tlemcen

#Outdoors
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Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add

1
night
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 12th (Sat), don't miss a visit to La Gare d'Oran and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Madagh 1. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, then get to know the fascinating history of Place du 1er Novembre, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oran journey maker .

You can drive from Tlemcen to Oran in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Oran sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Oran

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches
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Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Plage de Madagh 1 ©
Plage de Madagh 1
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Monument Aux Morts, snap pictures at Pont Sidi M’Cid, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais d'Ahmed Bey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosque.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Constantine trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oran to Constantine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Oran in May since evenings lows in Constantine dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Constantine

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Palais d'Ahmed Bey ©
Palais d'Ahmed Bey
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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