Western Eritrea

Travel to Western Eritrea – Forests, Islands and Colonial Cities

The region of Western Eritrea is bordered by the Red Sea to the north, Sudan to the west and Ethiopia to the south.

Here you will find the country’s capital city, Asmara, with its colonial architecture and abundance of churches. However, other attractions in this region include ancient ruins, monasteries and even beautiful islands where you can scuba dive and snorkel to see an abundance of fascinating marine life.

From historic cities and traditional towns to tropical forests and an underwater paradise, the region of Western Eritrea is home to diverse attractions and therefore there is something for everyone while on a holiday in Eritrea.

  • Snorkel and scuba dive at the Dahlak Islands.
  • Explore the capital city, Asmara.
  • See wildlife and visit Filfil forest.

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