Guinea-Bissau is a tropical destination in West Africa’s Atlantic coast that many people dream of visiting. It is well known for its warm beaches and amazing landscapes, but it has much more to offer. For ideas on how to spend your time here, see our list with numerous top-rated attractions and things to do in Guinea-Bissau.
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Bissau Main Market
The Bissau Main Market is a must-shop tourist attraction, offering top-quality produce from organic farms and unique souvenirs and gift items goods from talented artisans. Local tip – Not much English spoken here, but a bit of French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic will get you anything you need. Locals and vendors are all very friendly and helpful.
The Guinea-Bissauan archipelago and Bissagos Islands is a collection of about 88 islands and islets. An impression of paradise in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the African nation of Guinea-Bissau. The islands beckon visitors with sun-kissed scenery and a balmy tropical climate. This is a prime tourist destination in West Africa that offers an abundance of treasures. The sights and landscapes are photogenic because of the vibrant, saturated colours of nature. Indulge in the bliss of Guinea-Bissau. Whatever you choose, the experience is sure to be one filled with awe!
National Ethnographic Museum
Situated in Bissau, National Ethnographic Museum is the national ethnographic museum of Guinea-Bissau. This is one of two major museums in the country.
Visit Orango National Park
With its 150,000 hectares, Orango National Park is a jewel in Guinea-Bissau. Enter the grounds and dive into the amazing nature and wildlife – hippos and chimpanzes. The park aquatic reptiles include two types of crocodile and five species of marine turtles. Here, at the island of Poilao is well known as one of the most important nesting sites in Africa for the green turtle. Orango National Park is formed by the ancient delta of the Río Geba and the Río Grande.
Fishing in Bubaque
Bubaque is one of the Bijagós Islands in Guinea-Bissau. An island with magnificent beaches, wonderful tropical fruits, wildlife and heavily forested. Well known as a fishing town, Bubaque is where you can enjoy fish catching with family and friends. And the locals are welcoming and very hospitable. Here, tourists can easily spot saltwater hippos and dolphins. Fishing in a deep location of nature always make for a great vacation experience.
Lagoas Cufada Natural Park
The Lagoas de Cufada Natural Park is simply nature in its purity. One of the top-rated attractions in Guinea-Bissau, and it was the first protected area in the country. Situated between the two great rivers of the region, the Rio Grande de Buba and Corubal River, representing the largest reserve of fresh water of Guinea-Bissau.