Benin is a West African country that is often overlooked as a tourist destination. But this small country has so much to offer visitors looking for an authentic cultural experience and natural beauty. From the vibrant cities of Cotonou, Ouidah, and Abomey to the lush rainforests and stunning beaches of the coastline, Benin offers a wealth of activities and attractions to explore.
If you're looking for culture, then Benin is worth visiting. The ancient city of Abomey boasts some fascinating sights, such as the former Palaces of Dahomey – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and vibrant markets selling local crafts, spices, and products from all over Africa. Meanwhile, in Ouidah, you can visit several temples dedicated to religious beliefs unique to the region.