Visit Senegal

Phone code

+221

Car traffic

Right-hand

Currency

West African Franc

Language

French

Airport

★★★

Useful information

Phone code

+221

Car traffic

Right-hand

Currency

West African Franc

Language

French

Airport

★★★

About Senegal

Situated on the enchanting Atlantic coast of West Africa, Senegal is a country that beckons travelers with its vibrant cultural fabric, historical significance and breathtaking natural beauty.

The country's cultural diversity is a real treasure, stemming from numerous ethnic groups, languages and traditions. This combination creates an atmosphere in which ancient customs and modern influences coexist harmoniously. Bustling markets such as the Marché Sandaga in Dakar and the Sor Market in Saint-Louis offer a glimpse into the heart of Senegalese daily life. Here you can explore the many colorful stalls, discover unique handicrafts and enjoy the aroma of exotic spices.

Grief Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a solemn testament to Senegal's history. The slave house, reminiscent of the transatlantic slave trade, is thought-provoking and memorable. The landscapes are no less breathtaking, from the tranquil beauty of the Rose Lake to the green splendor of the Casamance region. These natural wonders offer opportunities for both relaxation and exploration.

Hospitality, deeply rooted in Senegalese culture, is expressed through the concept of "teranga". This warm welcome invites visitors to share the pleasure of a meal, music and stories together. The country's cuisine is a delicious journey in itself, with dishes such as tiboudien, yassa and pastel reflecting the country's diverse culinary heritage. Senegal invites you to immerse yourself in a world where history, culture and nature are seamlessly intertwined. 

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