3 days in Cotonou Itinerary

3 days in Cotonou Itinerary

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Cotonou
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Cotonou

— 2 nights
Benin's largest city and its seat of government, bustling Cotonou also has one of the largest ports in West Africa.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cotonou: Lac Nokoue (in Ganvie), Porto-Novo (Ethnographique Museum of Porto Novo, Musee Honme (Palais Royal), &more) and Ouidah (Temple des Pythons, Ouidah Museum of History, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fondation Zinsou, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Michel church, pause for some photo ops at Etoile Rouge, and admire the landmark architecture of Palais des Congres.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cotonou itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Cadjehoun Airport. In February, daytime highs in Cotonou are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F.

Things to do in Cotonou

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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