The Côte d’Ivoire’s economic capital, Abidjan straddles the Ébrié lagoon. Connected by canals and waterways, this former French colonial city merges mid-century high-rises with tropical rainforests.

Prepare for Abidjan

Be well prepared for your trip. Access information on safety and health, current affairs, what to read and, if you have time, some local language.

Tips for Abidjan

Our tips to get more from your visit.