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Experience the history for itself.


Island of Gorée

The Island of Gorée testifies to an unprecedented human experience in the history of humanity. Indeed, for the universal conscience, this “memory island” is the symbol of the slave trade with its cortege of suffering, tears, and death. Listed as world heritage by UNESCO, a witness of the dark days of the unspeakable trade of the human being.

The Island of Gorée is now a pilgrimage destination for the African diaspora, a foyer for contact between the West and Africa, and a space for exchange and dialogue between cultures through the confrontation of ideals of reconciliation and forgiveness. 
The Island of Goree is an exceptional testimony to one of the greatest tragedies in the history of human societies:  the slave trade.  

The various elements like – fortresses, buildings, streets, squares, etc. – recount, each in its own way, the history of Gorée which, from the 15th to the 19th century, was the largest slave-trading centre of the African coast.


Bandia is a real ecological jewel in the crown of Senegal. It has succeeded in reintroducing much of the marvellous native flora and of some of Africa’s best loved animals. Many of which had gradually disappeared, some of them centuries ago, due to demographic pressure and poaching. 
In the grandiose setting of giant baobabs, thorny scrub, and lush vegetation you will get a heart stopping sight of herds of big antelopes and gazelle. You will get close to most of the animals, within reason.

In the dry season, nature lovers even have the opportunity of going on a nature ramble in the dry riverbed of the Somone River in the shade of Senegal’s great mahogany trees. In addition to the fauna and flora, visitors can also see replicas of Serere pyramids with burial chambers, griot [traditional story tellers and entertainers] tombs in the hollow of a thousand-year-old baobab containing authentic human bones, a charcoal makers’ grindstone, Peulh huts, etc... overlook a waterhole where buffaloes wallow and crocodiles lurk looking like floating logs, and you will hear the squabbling of monkeys in the trees.

Cap Skirring

The Cap Skirring has a jaw-dropping stretch of beach where cows graze and tourits laze.
Situated just north of Cape Roxo, where the coast finishes its longitudinal course, the twin towns of Cap Skirring and Kabrousse sit at Senegal’s extreme southwestern edge, and along what could very easily be the finest beach anywhere in the country.  
The town was first occupied by fishermen. It was discovered by the French of Ziguinchor as a balneal zone in the 1960s.

With sensational views from the top, the beach arcs its way up the coastline in a series of shallow crescent-shaped coves that are made all the more striking by the riotous vegetation climbing the hillsides behind and an absolutely magical stretch of beach.


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