Top things to do

Cultural Centre in Ziguinchor

Alliance Franco-Sénégalaise

This is easily Ziguinchor's most stunning building, a giant case à impluvium (a large, round traditional house) decorated with blindingly busy South African Ndebele and Casamance patterns. Inside are exhibitions, a …
African in Ziguinchor

Le Erobon

This humble outdoor eatery is highly recommended. You can come here any time of day for grilled fish, carefully spiced and served with a sea view. The ambience is wonderfully relaxed and sometimes includes live musi…
African in Ziguinchor

Le Kassa

Ziguinchor's best-known dining spot has a plant-filled courtyard and classic cooking – the Senegalese dishes are best. The kitchen stays open late and there's live music some nights. On the roundabout.
Bakery in Ziguinchor

Boulangerie Blé d'Or

Follow the scent of fresh-baked bread to this delightful bakery and snack spot just south of the Jean-Paul II roundabout. The croissants and pastries are Ziguinchor's best.
Market in Ziguinchor

Marché Escale

Self-caterers can buy all the fresh fruit and vegetables they can carry at this market near the waterfront.
Club in Ziguinchor

Le Bombolong II

Has the most raucous party in town for nightclubbers.
Architecture in Ziguinchor

Post Office

The city's post office is one of Central Ziguinchor's colourful colonial buildings. Although you can go inside, there isn't much to see at the small postal center.
Historic Building in Ziguinchor

Conseil Régional

One of Ziguinchor's colonial buildings today houses the region's excellent tourism office.