Fly to Lagos with Air France

Lagos for business and pleasure

A trip to Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria and one of the largest cities in Africa after Cairo in Egypt, offers you an African style urban experience. Fly to Lagos for a holiday, or for business and immerse yourself in the thrilling, vibrant atmosphere of a city that hardly sleeps.
Lagos is no longer the country's capital, but remains the financial and economic hub. Also It is a large, modern city that offers moments of peace and tranquillity on an island beach with private huts and catering service in just a short journey. Lagos is made up of mainland and islands, Lagos and Victoria, linked to the mainland by bridges, popular destinations for tourists with a choice of hotels, restaurants, bars, shopping malls, parks and golf courses.
Let yourself be tempted by African delights and typical Lagos dishes such as Shuku Shuku, or enjoy international cuisine in numerous restaurants where you will find meals to suit your taste and mood such as Thai, Indian, Mexican specialities.

A rich and diverse Lagos

Sandy beaches invite you for a stroll after a day of sightseeing, shopping or business meetings, snack on a savoury meat prepared by a street vendor or relax in a top restaurant on Lagos Island; you can vary your experiences from simple to luxurious in a blink of an eye. Traffic can be chaotic so it is best to get around on local buses, taxis or hire a private car and share in the mayhem of the city's transport system.
For African art, head to the Lekki Art market where you will find sculptures, paintings and jewellery made by Nigerian and West African artists; most travel guides recommend developing your skills in bartering, for negotiating prices is a custom in Lagos.
For more shopping, discover the Palms Shopping Center or the Mega Plaza on Victoria Island which are great destinations for pleasure spending during your stay.
There are wonderful hotels, 4 star establishments that offer great quality welcome and services as well as restaurants to match your tastes and curiosity and of course your budget.
A city break or business trip can always be enhanced by a trip to the beach; go for an exclusive sunbathe or dip in the ocean with a trip to Tarkwa Beach accessible by boat, or visit the renowned Bar Beach on Victoria Island. You can also find Nigerian artwork for sale at resorts and beaches.
Music lovers will be in for a great treat in Lagos, the music scene is thriving with traditional sounds and the city's latest hip hop movements.

Planning your trip to Lagos

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