Africa - Algeria (PDF Chapter)
This is the Algeria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Africa’s largest country is home to urbane cities such as Algiers and Constantine, magnificent Roman sites and legendary desert landscapes. The Algerians themselves, who welcome visitors with warmth and curiosity, are the real highlight of this nation.
- listen out for the ghostly footsteps of Roman legionnaires in the beautiful ruined town of Djemila
- stand atop the theatre in Timgad and survey the ruined grandeur of this vast Roman city
- picnic among the flowers surrounded by the tapering columns of the Roman city of Hippo Regius
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Algiers, Constantine, Ghardaïa, Understand Algeria and Survival Guide.
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