8 days in Algeria Itinerary

8 days in Algeria Itinerary

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8 days in Algeria Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Algiers
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Constantine
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Oran
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tlemcen
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
5
Tipasa
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Montreal

2
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.
Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, take a stroll through Kasbah of Algiers, examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Algiers planner .

Montreal, Canada to Algiers is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Algiers is 6 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in February; daily highs in Algiers reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Constantine.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tassili n'Ajjer
Highlights from your plan
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

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 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Palais d'Ahmed Bey, pause for some photo ops at Monument Aux Morts, take in the views from Pont Sidi M’Cid, then take in the views from Pont Sidi Rached, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Constantine day trip planning website .

Getting from Algiers to Constantine by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Algiers in February, with highs in Constantine at 16°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oran.

Things to do in Constantine

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee ©
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee
Pont Sidi M’Cid ©
Pont Sidi M’Cid
Monument Aux Morts ©
Monument Aux Morts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale du Sacre Coeur, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place du 1er Novembre, then steep yourself in history at Fort Santa Cruz, and finally make a trip to La Gare d'Oran.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oran planner .

You can fly from Constantine to Oran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Constantine in February, with highs in Oran at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tlemcen.

Things to do in Oran

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santa Cruz ©
Fort Santa Cruz
Place du 1er Novembre ©
Place du 1er Novembre
La Gare d'Oran ©
La Gare d'Oran

1
night
Tlemcen

Tlemcen ©
Tlemcen is a city in north-western Algeria, and the capital of the province of the same name. On the 9th (Sun), get outside with Les Grottes de Beni Add, admire the striking features of Mosquée Sidi Boumediene, and then don't miss a visit to Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tlemcen day trip planning tool .

Drive from Oran to Tlemcen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February in Tlemcen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tipasa.

Things to do in Tlemcen

Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Les Grottes de Beni Add ©
Les Grottes de Beni Add
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar ©
Citadelle et Palais El Mechouar
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene ©
Mosquée Sidi Boumediene

1
day
Tipasa

Tipasa ©
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Tipasa Archaeological Park and then don't miss a visit to Tombeau de la Chretienne.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tipasa trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tlemcen to Tipasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tlemcen to Tipasa. In February, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tipasa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tombeau de la Chretienne ©
Tombeau de la Chretienne
Tipasa Archaeological Park ©
Tipasa Archaeological Park

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