Africa is one of the most diverse continents in the world. The 50 countries that make up this beautiful continent have different traditions, histories, people and offer wonderful and diverse travel experiences to their visitors. If you have decided for a trip to this amazing continent but you are not ready to travel too far, North Africa is a great way to have an exotic holiday while still being close to the mediterranean sea. North Africa is one of the most historically rich places in the world as well as being a great tourist spot, meaning you can enjoy your holiday by the pool or inside a museum according to your personal preference. If you have decided North Africa is the best place for your winter holiday, have a look below to see the 5 destinations you should not miss:
1 Egyptian Pyramids
Pyramids are some of the most magnificent and mysterious structures ever created. Built when Egypt was one of the most powerful civilisations in the world, these structures represent the glory of its former rulers and the incredible advancements of ancient civilisations. Visiting such structures is like travelling in time. Lose yourself in the beauty and powerful energy of this area, you will not regret it.
2 Marrakesh Morocco
Marrakesh offers a complete experience for the visitor, it channels the perfect combination of old and new architecture, it is exciting, colourful and vibrant, making it the perfect destination for a group of friends travelling together.
3 Tunis, Tunisia
Tunis is influenced by Eastern and Western traditions, making it an eclectic and fascinating centre of culture and excitement. The chaotic area around the medina is one of the most interesting aspects of the city, as the hundreds of people buying and selling goods and spices will enchant you, while you appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of your surroundings.
4 Sahara Desert
The world’s largest desert is a must for the lovers of enchanting childhood stories and adventures. While not all of the territories covered by the sahara are visitable by tourist, the North African side offers great experiences, from campfires to camel rides there is something for everyone to enjoy.
5 Fes, Morocco
Fez is one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities and an international hub of culture, learning, history and Arabian charm. While the city is used to get less visitors than the glamourous Marrakesh, Fez has nothing to envy. Its medieval exoticism is a great way to travel with your mind as well as your body.
So there you have it, here are 5 great destinations to add to your wish list. Enjoy the charm and timeless beauty of North Africa and make memories that will last a lifetime.