Welcome to Benin

The West African country Benin borders Nigeria to the east, Togo to the west, Niger to the north and the Atlantic ocean in the south.

In the north of the county lie its renowned national parks and the southern coast has palm-fringed beaches.

The cultural attractions of Benin include ruins of old kingdoms, historical slave trade sites as well as places of Voodoo worship, the countries official religion.

Benin is tourist friendly with good roads and a range of accommodation options.