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Places To Visit On Your Vacations To Algeria

Jun 24, 2008
Surrounded by the Mediterranean in the north and cushioned by the Sahara in the south, Algeria offers tourists an extraordinary array of attractions. It has 1200 km of coastline, and its villages and cities are packed with the country's rich historical and cultural heritage.

You can go down towards the Sahara and experience one of the most beautiful deserts in the world. It has an assortment of landscapes, from dunes to oases and mountains. You can also just roam around cities like Algiers and sample the country's cuisine diversity, traditional clothing and jewellery.

If you are one of those people who will like to go to a destination with a difference for a holiday, Algeria may just be the place for you. This country is full of fascinating architecture, an assortment of history and eye-catching landscapes. Many tourists now rent holiday villas as their accommodation on the holiday in Algeria.

You can take a trip to the Algerian cities as a holiday to take the plunge into the unknown. The best Algerian cities are generally located along the Mediterranean coastline and will offer you an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful blue waters of the sea in a very dessert like country. Here there are some fabulous holiday villas.

Algiers can most probably be considered the best city Algeria. It is also the largest, most important city as well as the capital of Algeria and offers a lot to the tourist. The bright blue waters of the Mediterranean, and the white of the glistening white-washed buildings, characterize the city and stand in contrast to each other.

It has an amazing harbour, a lot of entertainment with numerous museums and historical buildings which are no doubt worth a visit. There is a lot of history here and is a good place find out more about the French and Arab cultures that encompass Algeria.

Oran, the birthplace of Rae music is another must see destination. It was founded by Andalusian traders around 937 AD and the city stands old with a lot of long standing cultural traditions. You will find a number of great beaches where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine just outside Oran. There are also some great holiday villas right next to the beach. Batna another tourist spot began as a French fortress but has been transformed into a picturesque small town in north-eastern Algeria. Today this town has become the centre for Algeria's theatre and it features many cinemas.

Ecotourism has been picking up in Algeria, as with other countries all over the world. Ecotourism is an industry which focuses on tourism in the natural regions of the country. This helps in both conserving the environment as well as sustaining the livelihood of local people. Owing to the open landscape and its great biodiversity, ecotourism in Algeria is perfect. Many large parts of Algeria have been stated as protected areas and there is a huge network of National Parks all round the country. There is no doubt in the fact that you should just not miss the adventures of Algeri's ecotourism.

Algeria has grown greatly in popularity as a tourist destination in recent years and many holiday makers now choose to rent holiday villas as their preferred choice of accommodation.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday villas have a look at Holiday Villas
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