Such a range of cultures is packed into this immense continent. From the exotic, spice-scented souks of Algeria and Morocco in the north to the lush Cape winelands of South Africa.
In between, the fauna and flora of the vast savannahs entice thousands to take a safari to witness first-hand the natural wonders of this astonishing continent.
Don't miss the colourful, Colonial towns that dot the coastline, offering innovative cuisine and, of course, wines to tantalise even the most demanding oenophiles.
Marrakech sits between desert dunes and the Atlas Mountains. Take in the heady scent of spices and glittering crafts in the jostling souks, then escape to an oasis, to a rose-hued palace of elegance and comfort, at Amanjena.more »
Take a tour of deepest Botswana with Orient-Express. Stay at any of their three luxury tent camps for two nights and fly on to the next, taking in the bird's eye views as you travel.