Guinea-Bissau Travel Guide
This former Portuguese colony borders Senegal to the north, Guinea to the south and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The 85 islands of the Bijagos Archipelago, UNESCO Biosphere Reserve lies off of the mainland.
The country features mostly low coastal plains with the swamps of the Guinean mangroves rising to the forest and savanna to the east.
Visitors can adventure inland to see the countries forests, rivers, savannas and small farms or stay on the coast to see colonial-era towns and picturesque beaches.