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WHERE are the Seychelles



More and more tourists spend their holidays on exotic islands.

A beautiful climate, luxurious beaches, wonderful landscapes attract travelers from all corners of the globe.

Seychelles - amazing imaginationBeauty of the archipelago, a real lost paradise in the waters of the Indian Ocean. Surprisingly beautiful landscapes, white fine sand, azure ocean, unique flora and fauna, and, of course, the "brand" palm trees of the archipelago are all Seychelles.

Location of Seychelles

Exotic archipelago stretched in the EasternAfrica on the territory of 455 square kilometers. There are 115 islets on such a small territory, but only 30 of them are inhabited by people. The islands are located 1600 kilometers from the mainland Africa, and almost 1000 kilometers north of the notorious Madagascar. The capital of the island is the largest city of Victoria (Mahe island).

Seychelles International AirportInternational Airport / Auroport International de Seychelles - Pointe Larue) with three terminals is located 10 kilometers southeast of the capital. The islands are home to approximately 90,000 people.

Seychelles is a former French and British colony.

. Part of the islands of the archipelago is composed of granite rocks, some are coral atolls, on which it is very dry and hot, and vegetation is represented only by coconut palms.

Holidays in Seychelles

The wonderful Seychelles archipelago is undoubtedly almostAn ideal place for an unforgettable and truly paradisiacal holiday, as they say, the most natural "bounty". A tropical fairy tale separates from the ideal in the classical sense one "almost" - price. The cost of recreation will cost the price of a good car. But the medal has two sides, so this rest will be unforgettable in all respects. Moreover, a visa for a trip to "paradise" is not needed if the stay is less than 30 days.

The way to the Seychelles, as already obvious,Not close, and is about 7000 kilometers. The journey time is from 13 to 15 hours. All flights connecting with transfers, as a rule, in Paris ("Air France"), in Doha ("Qatar Airways"), in Dubai ("Emirates"). There is no time difference with Moscow.

The most popular "tourist" islands are the main Mahe, Praslin, La Digue. Also interesting are the islands of St. Anne, Deros, Cerf, Silhouette, Frigate, Deniz.

The Seychelles were named after the French Minister of Finance (XVII-XVIII century) - Moro de Sechall.

The names of cities, islands, institutions are found in French and English, which is a kind of reminder of the colonial past of the archipelago.

The most popular entertainment for tourists isThe right to dive and sea walks are considered. It is also recommended to visit National Parks, for example, Morne Seychelles. The island was isolated for a long time, so there are quite a lot of endemic flora and fauna here.

The islands are very popular not only in the veryOf the well-off strata of the population, but also among the newlyweds. Exotic wedding on the islands is gaining more popularity, and in this segment Seychelles competes with the Maldives and Mauritius.

WHERE are the Seychelles Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Vaunoavg
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