A historic port city and the capital of the province that shares its name, Mostaganem is a popular destination for holiday makers looking to explore the best that Algeria has to offer. The city dates back all the way to the eleventh century and many historic landmarks still stand, giving tourists a fascinating insight into the heritage of Algeria.
Mostaganem isn't just served by its bustling port, it's also well connected by road. The nearest international airport is Es-Senia – Ben Bella Airport, serving as the main gateway for foreign travel in the area. The airport is some 85 kilometres away, making a final transfer by rail or road essential.
With so much history on offer, there's no shortage of things to see in Mostaganem. Take a stroll along the perimeters of the working port to see this man-made wonder in action. If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the crowds, why not retreat to one of many backstreet restaurants and eateries, serving up a mouth-watering selection of regional fare.
Some of the major attractions in Mostaganem include; the tomb of the Great Sufi Master, Ahmad al-Alawi, who played a major role in spreading the Shadhili Darqawi tariqa across the world, such that this order is now considered one of the world's largest and most influential Sufi paths. Al-Alawi's tomb is one of the most visited sights of attraction in Mostaganem.