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  • Sights

    Timgad

    Just outside the town of Batna, the ruins of a once thriving city lie quietly at the feet of the Saharan desert. The sands of time have washed over the fallen city, preserving most of the buildings in perfect condition, with other structures surviving the weather conditions, one century at a time. This magnificent attraction and historical site is known as Timgad, and in 1983 UNESCO ...

  • Regions

    North East

    The North East region of Algeria is diverse and fascinating to say the least. With its majestic rugged coastline, high plains, breathtaking mountain ranges, picturesque farmlands and sunny beaches, tourist flock to the various cities and towns located here. Algeria has many noteworthy sites and historical attractions scattered across its wonderful landscapes, and in the North East region, ...

  • Regions

    Cities

    If you are looking for a destination with a difference, Algeria may be just the sort of place you had in mind. Filled with interesting architecture, a whole lot of history and stunning landscapes, Algeria has a lot to offer the average tourist. For a holiday where you get to be the first among your friends to explore this fascinating North African country, visit Algeria's cities! Some of the ...

  • North East

    Batna

    Batna is the name of both a city and a province in north eastern Algeria. Although the origin of the name is unknown, most historians agree that it is a mixture of arabo-berberian and can be loosely translated into "where we sleep this night". Geographically speaking, Batna is located between the north and south Atlas Mountains and this means that the mountains rise on either side to form a ...