Ziguinchor

  • Ziguinchor, the southernmost Senegalese city, is also the most relaxed. The wide avenues are lined with arcaded houses, and the market, bursting with foodstuffs, is a real festival of colour where you could easily pass a whole day....
    Marcin Kirsz / age fotostock
  • Capital of Basse Casamance, Ziguinchor was founded by the Portuguese before becoming French in 1888.
    Marcin Kirsz / age fotostock
  • The area surrounding Ziguinchor presents plenty of good opportunities to meet the locals.
    Marcin Kirsz / age fotostock
  • Ziguinchor market offers a wide range of fruits and vegetables, as well as dried fruit, honey, and even palm oil.
    Marcin Kirsz / age fotostock
  • It takes at least 15 hours to get to Dakar from Ziguinchor by ferry
    Marcin Kirsz / age fotostock
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Senegal

Ziguinchor, the southernmost Senegalese city, is also the most relaxed. The wide avenues are lined with arcaded houses, and the market, bursting with foodstuffs, is a real festival of colour where you could easily pass a whole day.

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