Benin is located in West Africa and is bordered by Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Niger. Benin is known for its slavery history, the wildlife parks in the Pendjari National Park, its museums and unique architectural designs. High season runs from January till May.
Where To Go
Benin’s most popular cities to visit are: Cotonou, Porto Novo, Parakou, Djougou, Bohicon, Kandi, Abomey, Natitingou, Lokossa, Ouidah, Cové, Natitingou, Porga, Banikoara, Godomey and Malanville.
Things To Do
The most popular things to do in Benin are: visit the town of Ganvié built entirely on stilts in the middle of a large lagoon, go on safari in Pendjari National Park, visit the Voodoo Fetish Markets, the slave historical sites near Ouidah, the Royal Palaces of Abomey, Lake Ahémé and relax on Fidjrosse Beach.