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Bejaia is a coastal city in Algeria, located in the Kabylia region of the country. With a population of over 200,000 people, Bejaia is the sixth largest city in Algeria. It is situated in the Mediterranean Sea, and is known as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean” due to its picturesque landscape and natural beauty.

Bejaia has a long and rich history, having been settled since the 4th century BC by the Phoenicians. It was later conquered by the Romans, then by the Vandals and the Byzantines, and eventually by the Ottomans. During the Ottoman period, Bejaia was an important trading port and was the site of a naval battle in 1516. In the 19th century, the French colonized the city, and it remained under French rule until 1962.

Bejaia is known for its stunning beaches and its old port. The city is home to many historical sites, including the Citadel of Bejaia, which was built in the 11th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other popular attractions include the Great Mosque of Bejaia and the Bejaia Archeological Museum.

Bejaia is also home to a vibrant cultural scene. The city hosts several annual festivals, including the Festival of the Sea and the Festival of the Kabyle Music. The city is also known for its delicious cuisine, which includes traditional dishes such as couscous, tajine, and the local specialty, brik.

Bejaia is a beautiful city with a long and rich history. Its stunning beaches, historical sites, and vibrant cultural scene make it an ideal destination for those looking for a unique and memorable experience in Algeria.

Excursion tips for a day in Bejaia

As a tourist in Bejaia, Algeria, there are plenty of activities to do and sights to see in this beautiful city. Here are some of the top activities to do in Bejaia on a day:

1. Visit the Amraoui Castle, one of the most impressive historical sites in the city.

2. Take a stroll along the waterfront promenade and admire the stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

3. Go for a leisurely hike in the nearby Djurdjura National Park, a stunning nature reserve with plenty of wildlife and plants.

4. Explore the Souk El Khemis, a bustling market where you can find everything from spices to souvenirs.

5. Visit the Sidi-Fredj Lighthouse, a 19th-century structure that offers beautiful views of the city.

6. Enjoy a relaxing day at the Plage de Sidi-Fredj, a popular beach with plenty of activities and amenities.

7. Take a tour of the Cave of Hercules, a fascinating cave with a long history.

8. Visit the Bejaia Museum, which houses a large collection of artifacts from the region's past.

9. Sample some of the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in the city.

10. Take a boat ride across the Mediterranean Sea and admire the beautiful coastline.

Experience Bejaia with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Bejaia. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Bejaia

Bejaia in Algeria has a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 30°C and there is very little rainfall. In the spring, temperatures are mild and rainfall is moderate. In the autumn, temperatures are mild-to-cool and rainfall is moderate-to-heavy. In the winter, temperatures can drop to around 10°C and there is heavy rainfall. Overall, Bejaia has a pleasant climate throughout the year with mild temperatures and moderate-to-heavy rainfall.

Cruise weather for Bejaia

Our weather forecast for Bejaia helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Apr. 21st 2024 Apr. 21st 2024 max: 16.8 °C
min: 11.2 °C
13.3 m/s
28.8 m/s
92.1 %
22.9 m
71.7 %
1,015 hPa
Apr. 22nd 2024 Apr. 22nd 2024 max: 15.6 °C
min: 10.5 °C
20.2 m/s
42.1 m/s
88.7 %
24.1 m
73.9 %
1,015 hPa
Apr. 23rd 2024 Apr. 23rd 2024 max: 15.8 °C
min: 10.6 °C
12.2 m/s
28.4 m/s
44.1 %
23.3 m
70.0 %
1,016 hPa
Apr. 24th 2024 Apr. 24th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 10.2 °C
11.2 m/s
32.4 m/s
37.2 %
24.1 m
73.3 %
1,017 hPa
Apr. 25th 2024 Apr. 25th 2024 max: 17.2 °C
min: 9 °C
14.0 m/s
18.7 m/s
54.9 %
24.1 m
71.4 %
1,010 hPa
Apr. 26th 2024 Apr. 26th 2024 max: 18.1 °C
min: 11.9 °C
15.8 m/s
14.4 m/s
55.8 %
23.9 m
72.5 %
1,006 hPa
Apr. 27th 2024 Apr. 27th 2024 max: 16.2 °C
min: 10.7 °C
11.2 m/s
12.2 m/s
78.3 %
21.9 m
78.8 %
1,010 hPa
Apr. 28th 2024 Apr. 28th 2024 max: 15.4 °C
min: 10.7 °C
10.4 m/s
10.1 m/s
65.6 %
22.5 m
78.6 %
1,012 hPa
Apr. 29th 2024 Apr. 29th 2024 max: 17.1 °C
min: 10.3 °C
12.6 m/s
15.1 m/s
49.3 %
21.7 m
75.7 %
1,012 hPa
Apr. 30th 2024 Apr. 30th 2024 max: 20.3 °C
min: 11 °C
14.4 m/s
18.7 m/s
17.1 %
24.1 m
66.9 %
1,013 hPa
May. 1st 2024 May. 1st 2024 max: 18.3 °C
min: 12.6 °C
15.1 m/s
14.0 m/s
24.8 %
24.1 m
70.0 %
1,015 hPa
May. 2nd 2024 May. 2nd 2024 max: 18.0 °C
min: 12.3 °C
11.5 m/s
11.5 m/s
55.8 %
24.1 m
67.1 %
1,016 hPa
May. 3rd 2024 May. 3rd 2024 max: 18.9 °C
min: 12 °C
13.7 m/s
10.8 m/s
93.7 %
24.1 m
49.8 %
1,014 hPa
May. 4th 2024 May. 4th 2024 max: 18.7 °C
min: 14.3 °C
15.5 m/s
18.7 m/s
95.1 %
23.2 m
63.8 %
1,012 hPa
May. 5th 2024 May. 5th 2024 max: 19.6 °C
min: 13.7 °C
13.3 m/s
18.4 m/s
53.6 %
21.3 m
69.5 %
1,015 hPa

Cruises to Bejaia

Would you like to travel to Bejaia on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Bejaia.

Scheduled ship calls in Bejaia, Algeria
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 29th 2024 Tuesday, 29th of Oct. 2024 MS Amera 08:00 am 06:00 pm

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