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  • Tourism Development Strategy Horizon 2025

    As the largest country in the Mediterranean region, and the second largest in Africa, Algeria has vast areas of unspoiled territory and visitors to the country can choose to explore the ...

    November 3, 2014
  • Wildlife of Chréa National Park

    The Chréa National Park is one of Algeria's smaller conservation areas, but it is nonetheless home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Its ancient Atlas cedar forests are home to a ...

    October 20, 2014
  • Birding in Djebel Babor Nature Reserve

    The ancient conifer and mixed forests of the Djebel Babor Nature Reserve located in the Djebel Babor Mountains of northern Algeria are home to a number of wildlife species, some of which are ...

    October 6, 2014
  • A Brief History of Guelma

    The land upon which the Algerian city of Guelma now stands was once a Roman city in Numidia known as Calama. It is thought to have been established in 198 CE by the Phoenicians, at which time ...

    September 22, 2014
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What to See

  • Directory

    Travel Agents

    Directory listing for "Travel Agents". Please contact us if you wish to be listed here.

  • Sights

    Grand Erg Occidental

    The Sahara Desert region of Algeria is home to many small villages, breathtaking oasis and fascinating sand dunes, but it is also in this desolate landscape, where endless desert regions are found. Where there are no signs of life for miles; and where all that lies before you is an ocean of sand and its varied shapes and color. These seemingly lifeless stretches of sand are called ergs, and ...

  • National Parks

    Taza National Park

    Compared to other national parks in Algeria, the Taza National Park is one of the smallest, covering an area of approximately thirty seven square kilometers. The closest town to the park is Jijel, located in the Jijel Province, and sixty kilometers to the east of Bejaia. Even though it does not cover a large area, the Taza National Park is still a diverse park with varied ecosystems and ...

  • Business

    Directory

    In this section, we strive to bring you the best and most relevant links to resources outside Algeria.com. Check back regularly, as it is sure to be updated frequently. You should also not hesitate to contact us if you feel you should appear on these listings. We will be glad to work something out for you.

  • Museums

    Musee d'Hippone

    As one of Algeria's main cities, the port city of Annaba in the North East Region of the country was known as Hippo Regius during Roman times and the Musée d'Hippone chronicles the fascinating history of the area. The museum is located at the archaeological site of Hippo two kilometers south of the city. Visitors to Annaba should take some time to explore these ancient ruins, as well as the ...

  • Sights

    Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad

    The year 1007, signifies the start to the Hammadid Empire in Algeria, when they constructed their first capital city, which is known today as the Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad. Bechara is the closest town to this historic site, with Algiers approximately two hundred kilometers away, which has become a popular attraction in Algeria and a window into the lives of an ancient civilization. The ...

  • Culture

    Music

    When foreigners think of Algerian music, the first genre that springs to mind is rai. Rai music of Algeria has been met with great enthusiasm in France and other European countries. Algeria's music history was largely based on styles from Andalusia that were given a more African feel. Nuubaat music is a combination of already existing music that had a strong Ottoman influence. Hawzii and ...

  • Travel

    Eco Tourism

    In Algeria, as with countries worldwide, ecotourism is an industry focused on tourism in the natural areas of the country. It both conserves the environment as well as sustains the livelihood of Algeria’s local people. Due to the expansive landscape and its great biodiversity, ecotourism in Algeria is ideal. Large areas of Algeria have been declared protected areas and an extensive network ...

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