Operation Torch. Private 2-day tour with a guide.
When the allies landed, the city was undermined by inter-ethnic antagonism, hit by outbreaks of epidemic cholera and typhus, the plight of urban indigenous community, established as Capital of Free France and head quarters of the allied forces, soon it became a stage of cornelian play intrigues and manoeuvres , behind the rooms wheeling and dealing for cabinet ministers positions, moles and undercover agents , double-dealer spies, socializing in hotels and clubs freshly redecorated for the purpose, Broadway imported to Algiers.
Algiers, stroll around the casbah and some of the palaces in it, drive to Notre Dame d'Afrique, and the sacred Coeur cathedral, Monseigneur Leynaud dream came through, Hotel Saint-George, Boulevard Laferriere, boulevard Baudin (the stars and stripes and most agencies offices). Murphy' and McMillan offices, la villa des oliviers, the allies cemetery of Dely-Ibrahim, etc.
Farm Sitges and Cherchell, a Roman naval base in the antiquity, become famous for its military academy; in replacement of Saint-Cyr Quoëquidant in Brittany occupied France, visit its splendid antiquity museum.
Continue to the antique site of Tipasa and the mausoleum of Mauretania; on our way to Algiers stop at Sidi-ferruch, where the Beer group landed.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel
End Point Options: Hotel
Duration: 2 days
Suzuki Vitara Year 2015, 3 passengers and Driver.A/C.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2200 Algerian Dinars. - $18 - $20 equivalent 2 200 Algerian Dinars.
Snacks and food/ Each day.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks