West Africa - Benin (Chapter)
This is the Benin chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.
Benin will wow visitors with its natural beauty, from the palm-fringed Atlantic coast to the rugged scenery of the north. The Parc National de la Pendjari is one of the best wildlife parks in West Africa.
- explore the rugged landscapes of the Atakora Region
- spend a night at the lacustrine stilt village of Ganvié
- learn traditional fishing techniques on the shores of Lake Ahémé
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Benin, Benin Today, History, People of Benin, Religion, Arts, Food & Drink, Environment, Directory, Transport, Cotonou, Route des Pêches, The South, Porto Novo, Ouidah, Grand Popo, Possotomé & Lake Ahémé, Abomey, The North, Natitingou, The Atakora Region, Parc National de la Pendjari.
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