Attractions

National Park in Sokodé

Parc National de Fazao-Malfakassa

This 1920-sq-km national park is one of the most diverse West African parks in terms of landscape, with forest, savannah, rocky cliffs and waterfalls. The park boasts 203 species of bird and many species of mammal, …
Wildlife Reserve in Kara

Parc Sarakawa

Unpretentious and relaxing, Parc de Sarakawa is easily accessed from Kara as a day trip. While its wildlife-watching can't compare with that of the better-known parks in West Africa, this park spreads out over 607 h…
Cultural Centre in Lomé

Centre Culturel Français

Offers regular films, concerts and exhibitions, and has a good selection of books and up-to-date newspapers.
Market in Lomé

Marché des Féticheurs

The Marché des Féticheurs, 4km northeast of the centre, stocks all the ingredients for traditional fetishes, from porcupine skin to serpent head. It's all a bit grisly but it's important to remember that a vast majo…
Waterfall in Kpalimé

Cascade de Womé

One great attraction in the Kpalimé area is the Cascade de Womé (Womé Falls), 12km from Kpalimé. You pay the admission fee to the Association Akatamanso at the entrance of the village of Womé (ask for a receipt); th…
Notable Building in Koutammakou

Tamberma compound

This is an excellent example of a typical Tamberma compound, called a tata. There's a variety of traditional, inhabited tatas here, so typically a visit includes a greeting by the head of the compound and then the o…
Market in Aného

Vogan Friday Market

This is one of the biggest and most colourful markets in Togo, with produce and bric-a-brac and a fun atmosphere. It's great for embracing local culture as well as as picking up some fruit and veg.
Market in Lomé

Grand Marché

The labyrinthine Grand Marché is Togo at its most colourful and entrepreneurial. You'll find anything at this market, from Togolese football tops to cheap cosmetics.
Market in Kpalimé

Market

Local farmers sell their produce here; there's also the usual bric-a-brac of plasticware and clothes. Since it's one of the biggest markets around this area, it's also the place where people meet and chat – offering…
Notable Building in Lomé

Presidential Palace

The home for the president is an imposing modern structure, worth a few pics and the chance to see the guards dressed in their finest.