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Flights Lyon - Dakar

An exotic vacation

  • Weather 47 °F
  • Distance 4027 km
  • Flight duration 5h35
  • Currency Franc CFA
  • Langues Fre. French

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Février 2020


Dakar, between traditional and modern monuments!

If Dakar is so appreciated, it is certainly because the city is famous for its craft markets, its fishing port and its fortress of the 16th century!

5 reasons to visit Dakar

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Make a pilgrimage to the heart of history

The island of Gorée, located off the Senegalese capital, is a must-see excursion from Dakar. Erected as a universal symbol of the slave trade, of which it was one of the hubs, it has been listed as a Unesco world heritage site since 1978. And if the primary vocation of its famous slave house, built in 1776, remains disputed , the building has become a place of memory for all of black Africa.

Smell the atmosphere of the fish market

After visiting the bustling Kermel food market, located in a former colonial rotunda, in the heart of the city’s historic district, set sail for the west ledge and Soumbédioune beach to witness the incredible ballet of canoes. You will only have to choose from the many varieties of fish brought into the nets of local fishermen.

Taste the joys of a family safari

About sixty kilometers east of the city, the Bandia Forest is the easiest reserve to access from Dakar. We walk there in our own vehicle to meet rhinos, giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles or ostriches. Do not miss also, the Peul huts and the giant baobabs. Paid entry.

Take a walk around Lac Rose

Famous for having hosted the last stage of the Paris-Dakar until 2007, Lake Retba is one of the jewels of the Land of Terranga. This 3 km2 lagoon, located on the Great Coast 35 kilometers northeast of the city, near the village of Sangalkam, owes its pink hue to a higher salinity than that of the Dead Sea! A breathtaking natural curiosity.

Climb the Udders of Dakar

Located on the Cape Verde peninsula, the two hills of Les Mamelles are worth as much for the panorama they offer over the city and the ocean as for the buildings located there: the Mamelles lighthouse, on the highest , and the impressive African Renaissance Monument, on its little twin, inaugurated in 2010 and intended to serve as an emblem for the African people for 1,200 years

Must-sees of Dakar

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