The war-torn history of Algiers in no way diminishes its beauty and rich cultural heritage. French colonial villas, Ottoman palaces and the labyrinthine streets of the Casbah rise above the blue waters of the Bay of Algiers.

Prepare for Algiers

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 Algiers

Our tips to get more from your visit.