Algeria Travel and Tourism

Background Information Algeria Background

Algeria Travel Notes

Flag of Algeria

Short URL:

Algeria Travel and Tourism on Travel Notes

Find Algeria travel and tourist information with links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for visitors to Algeria.

Travel Notes: Africa - Algeria Travel Notes.

Algeria Background Information


Algeria at a Glance

Stretching from the shores of the Mediterranean to the sands of the Sahara Desert, Algeria was Africa's second largest country; until the secession of South Sudan from Sudan.

Algeria History

Ever since one of the 20 companions of Hercules founded a trading centre here, Algeria has been rocked by rebellion and warfare.

After more than a century of rule by France, Algerians fought through much of the 1950s to achieve independence in 1962.

News From Algeria:
Disturbing massacres are full of contradictions. The CNN anchor has a hard time with the Algerian minister, who accuses Amnesty International of inflating the figures and not knowing the full story.

Algeria Landscape

Algeria travel may not be an option on many travel agent's itineraries, but people are always curious about the place.

At the end of the 1980's many travellers still enjoyed the Peugeot run to West Africa by way of Algeria, or came across the desert on motorbikes.

Not any more; even the Paris-Dakar has avoided this country in North Africa.

Algeria Language and Culture

Arabic is the official language of Algeria although French is widely spoken. In the Kabylia region Berber is more prominent.

Algeria Traditions and Customs

Algeria is a Muslim country and it's not wise to joke about Islam.

Contact Michel.

Travel Map Mapping Algeria

Map of Algeria

Map of Algeria

Countries neighbouring Algeria:
Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya and Tunisia.

Algeria Maps and Travel Guides

North Africa: The Roman Coast (Bradt Travel Guide) Africa, Algeria Tunisia 743 (Maps/Country (Michelin))

Algeria Travel - Algeria Maps.

Algeria Hotels:
Compare hotel prices in Algiers.

Capital City - City Guides Capital City of Algeria

The Capital City of Algeria is Algiers

Algiers History


Algiers Location

Map of Algiers

Algiers Public Transportation


Algiers Sightseeing


Add City Review.

Travel Search Algeria Regions

Out and About in Algeria

Adventures in Algeria.

For anyone doing a little bit of preparation, or joining a good organized tour, Algeria's treasures are again available to the curious and adventurous.

Main Cities in Algeria

Central Algeria:
Algiers, Bejaia, Blida, Bouire, Boumerdes, Médéa, Tizi Ouzou.

Northeast Algeria:
Annaba, Azazga, Batna, Biskra, Constantine, Dellys, Guelma, Jijel, Oum el Bouacthi, Sétif, Skikda, Souk Ahras, Tébessa.

Northwest Algeria:
Ain Temouchent, Arzew, Chlef, Gidi Bel Abbes, Mascara, Mostaganem, Oran, Relizane, Saïda, Sidi Bel Abbès, Tiaret, Tlemcen.

Saharan Algeria:
Chenachene, Djanet, El Golea, Ghardaïa, Illizi, Reggane, Tamanrasset, Timimoun, Tindouf.

Saharan Atlas:
Abadla, Aïn Sefra, Bechar, Beni Ounif, Bou Saâda, Djelfa, El Bayadh, Kenadsa, Laghouat, M'Sila, Naama.

Travel Notes Feedback.

Official Tourist Information Algeria Tourism

Official Algeria Tourist Offices and Embassies

British Embassy in Algiers:
3 Chemin Capitaine Hocine Slimane, Algiers, Algeria.

Ministère du Tourisme et de l'Artisanat:
119 rue Didouche Mourad, Alger.

Office National du Tourisme Algerie:
2 rue Ismail Kerrar, boulevard de Che Guevara, Algiers, Algeria.

ONAT - National Tour Operator:
126 Bis A, Rue Didouche Mourad, Alger, Algérie.

US Embassy in Algeria:
05 Chemin Cheikh Bachir Ibrahimi, El-Biar 16030, Alger, Algerie.

Add Official Tourist Office.

See The Sights - Favourite Tourist Attractions Algeria Tourist Attractions

Sightseeing - Top 10 Sights in Algeria


Add Recommendation.

Excursions and Tours Algeria Tours

Excursions Around Algeria

Cheche Tours:
Organises 4x4 desert expeditions in the spectacular Hoggar Mountains and to the impressive plateau of the Tassili N'Ajjer. These two National Parks are situated in the south of Algeria, in the very heart of the Sahara desert.

Expert Algeria Tours:
Runs cultural, historical, archaeological and adventure tours the length and breadth of Algeria from the Roman sites of the Mediterranean to the sand dunes of the Sahara.

Add Tour Services.

Getting Around Algeria Transportation

Getting To and Around Algeria

Algeria by Air

Airlines and Airports - Flights.

Flights to Algiers - ALG

The national airline of Algeria is Air Algerie.

Algeria by Road

The easiest way to enter Algeria by road is from Tunisia.

Algeria by Ship

Algerie Ferries:
Sailings to Algeria from Marseilles, Alicante, Valencia and Genoa.

Algeria by Train

The Algerian train company is SNTF. Trains run to Algeria from Tunisia. Change at the border.

Add to Travel Notes.

Send Your Travel Tips to Travel Notes Algeria Travel Tips

Algeria Locals and Frequent Visitors Share Their Travel Tips

Travel safely with prior travel planning.

Prepare yourself with our essential travel tips and visitor guides from locals, other travellers, travel guide writers and bloggers.

Travel Tips

Become a Travel Guide on Meta-Travel Join Michel on Meta-Travel.


Add Travel Tips.

Travel Notes Weather Centre Algeria Weather and Maps

Weather in Algeria

Weather in Africa.

Weather Centre.

Add URL to Travel Notes Algeria Websites

Algeria Resources


Add URL.

Travel Social More From Travel Notes

Travel Notes Online Guide to Travel

The Travel Notes Online Guide to Travel helps visitors plan their trip with country and city travel guides, local tourist information, reviewed web sites, and regular travel articles.

Book a Room Online Where to Stay in Algeria

Algeria Accommodation

Hotels - Bed and Breakfast - Self Catering.

Algeria Algiers, Algeria

Most people visiting Algeria will be looking for hotels in Algiers, the capital.

Book Hotels Online

Popular Hotels in Algiers

Official Hotel Websites

Hotel photo links direct to the official hotel website.

Grand Hotel Mercure Alger Aeroport - Official Hotel Website
Grand Hotel Mercure Alger Aeroport:
Route de l'universite BP 12 - Cite 5 juillet,
Bab Ezzouar, Algiers, Algeria.

The Grand Hotel Mercure Alger Aeroport is a luxury hotel with a large swimming pool, business centre, and three restaurants. Close to Houari Boumediene Airport, a shuttle service is available for those staying at the hotel.

Sheraton Club des Pins Resort and Towers - Official Hotel WebsiteSheraton Club des Pins on Facebook
Sheraton Club des Pins Resort:
Boite Postal 62, Club Des Pins, Algiers, Algeria.

Sheraton Club des Pins is the first five-star resort in Algeria and boasts the only private beach in Algiers. When Sheraton played host to the OAU African Summit, 57 heads of state stayed at this resort hotel.

Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden - Official Hotel WebsiteSofitel News Tweets
Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden:
172, rue Hassiba Benbouali, Algiers, Algeria.

Overlooking the Mediterranean and the city of Algiers, the Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden is close to the Hamma business centre and the Belcourt quarter. Formerly home to the novelist Albert Camus, the hotel adjoins the Jardin d'Essai.

Cookies Travel Notes > Meta-Travel Tourism Association


Travel and Tourism promotion and online Destination Marketing.

Travel writers and photographers seeking to expand their local contacts and travel networks can easily connect with others interested in travel or living abroad.

Verified Members can even create and manage their own Social Group.


Owners with Business Listings on Meta-Travel can add events, embed videos, send out news to their registered fans, and encourage discussion in their own dedicated forum.


All Accommodation Entries have their own integrated forum where owners can interact with fans. Potential guests can also make an inquiry direct from the lodging listing page.

Tourist Info

Add value to your destination by sharing cool travel tips about hot tourist attractions, places to visit and how to travel around your Favourite Places.

Travel Sites

Connecting some of the best Travel and Tourism websites and Travel Blogs with travel fans through social media channels on Facebook and Twitter.

Meta-Travel Affiliates - Africa Tourism - Africa Travel Websites.

If you find Travel Notes useful, please take a moment to like us on Facebook and share with your friends on social media.

Travel and Tourism Websites and Blogs