Cheap flights from Guinea
Flights from Guinea
The Republic of Guinea, also referred to as simply Guinea, is a West African country formerly known as French Guinea. It is also called Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from the neighboring Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) and Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Equatorial Guinea). The territory of Guinea-Conakry has an area of 245,860 square kilometers. It is bordered by Guinea-Bissau and Senegal to the north, Mali to the north and northeast, Côte d'Ivoire to the east, and Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south. The capital and largest city of Guinea is Conakry.
Where to go
Îles de Los - Îles de Los, or Loose Islands, are an island group lying off Conakry. The three main islands are Tamara (Fortoba), Kassa, and Roume, and the smaller islands are Coraille, Blanche, and Cabris. Take a Guinean boat to the islands for a breath of fresh air, a tranquil ambience, beautiful scenery, and a relaxed, swimming weekend getaway.
Grande Mosquée - The Grande Mosquée in Conakry was financed primarily by Saudi Arabia. It was inaugurated in 1984, and its inner hall is capable of accommodating 10,000 people. Visit the Islamic Centre next door if you want to arrange a tour.
Conakry National Museum - Though not particularly impressive, Conakry National Museum, also called Guinea National Museum, is worth a visit if you have time. Entrance is cheap and it features displays of the ethnography and prehistory of Guinea, with a nice collection of masks, fetishes, and artworks. The museum was established sometime after Guinea gained independence in 1960, and is located beside the Ignace Deen Hospital.
Short-haul destinations from Guinea include Bamako, the capital of Mali, Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco, and Dakar, the capital of Senegal. When in Lomé, capital of Togo, visit the Lomé Grand Market, and the Togo National Museum. The live market often has local performers who fill the place with live African music. Togo also has a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, the Koutammakou, or the Land of Batammariba. It features traditional mud tower-houses.
From Guinea, there are direct long-haul flights to Paris, France. Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, especially for couples, shopaholics, and art and culture lovers. It is dubbed the City of Light and Capital of Fashion, being home to the most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics in the world. Additionally, Paris boasts of several iconic landmarks like the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, Château de Versailles, and Moulin
Rouge, as well as plenty of museums. Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, is also accessible via direct flights from Guinea. Visit the gorgeous former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica turned imperial mosque then museum, Hagia Sophia. Other historic monuments in Istanbul are the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapı Palace, and Basilica Cistern. More modern attractions include the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, Istanbul Modern Art Museum, and TurkuaZoo.
How to get out
The primary airport serving Guinea is Conakry International Airport, also known as Gbessia International Airport. It is served by the airlines Air France, ASKY Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Douniah Airlines, Casablanca, and Turkish Airlines. Travellers leaving Guinea through Conakry International Airport can book a flight to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (Paris), Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (Dakar), Lomé–Tokoin Airport (Lomé), Brussels Airport (Brussels), Bamako–Sénou International Airport (Bamako), Mohammed V International Airport (Casablanca), and Istanbul Atatürk Airport (Istanbul).
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