Algeria is a vast country of 2,381,741 km2. It has a variety of landforms and climates which makes it an ideal tourist destination throughout the year. Furthermore, Algeria’s natural and historical heritage offers exceptional assets that may constitute a significant contribution to the national economy.
After many years of neglect, Algeria destination has experienced a renewed interest. This progress has been marked by the emergence of new products beside the traditional discovery and relaxation stays, at a time when the Algerian government is setting up a strategy for tourism development by the year 2015.
Various activities can be practiced all over the year in the main regions of the country:
- The coastal strip, along the Mediterranean Sea bordered by beaches and coves, where the main cities like Algiers, Oran and Annaba are concentrated;
- The Kabylie region;
- The Aures mountains;
- The Mzab valley;
- The Oued Souf;
- The Hoggar Mountains and Tassili;
- The Touat and Gourara oases.
Algeria offers a remarkable variety of opportunities for tourists: