Algeria - Travel and Tourism
Tourism in Algeria, dormant since the early 1990s, has increased slowly but steadily since 2004.
The Casbah and the Palais de Raïs: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Casbah is a must-see for any first-time visitor to Algiers.
Temperatures in Algeria reach extremes during the summer, and travelers will be more comfortable visiting during the rainy season.
American citizens will need a passport and a visa to enter Algeria. The visa must be applied for in advance through the Algerian Embassy.
There is no better way to experience the diversity and richness of Africa’s people, cultures, and landscapes than through video.
The U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning for Algeria because of a continued threat of violence.
In the northern parts of Algeria, dress for mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers—sunscreen.
The Musée de Tipasa (http://www.musee-tipasa.art.dz) is a museum of archeological artifacts from the Greeks, Romans and Phonecians.