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Sétif is the capital of Sétif Province and is located approximately 190 kilometres east of Algiers in Algeria; it is the second most important Wilaya (province) after the country's capital. The fountain and theatre that line the streets give Sétif a very French feel. It is one of the coldest regions in Algeria and is a blend of cultures and landscapes, from the green hillsides and olive groves to whitewashed fishing ports, the Hoggar Mountains and the ever-dramatic landscapes of the Sahara Desert. 
Sétif is home to one of Algeria's most prestigious top division football clubs, Entente Sportive Sétifienne, better known as ES Sétif. The Parc d'Attractions amusement park in the city features landscaped gardens with pathways and benches, cafés and trading kiosks, a large lake for boating, a pirate boat, dodgems, a big wheel, swings, carousel and various other exhilarating rides and games.

About Sétif Flights

  • A flight between South Africa and Sétif takes approximately 10h59m and covers a distance of 7336 km as the crow flies.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details

  • South African Passport holders do require a travel Visa for Sétif and Algeria, and it needs to be obtained prior to arrival.
  • The South African High Commission to Algeria is situated in the capital city Algiers. 21, Rue du Stade, Hydra, Algiers 16000. Phone:  + 213 2148 4418

See and do

Sétif is a wonderful tourist town, and has many places of interest, such as the Tombeau de Scipion l'africain, a roman temple built in the 3frd century and still well maintained. Djémila, or Cuicul is a stunning Roman city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 50 km north-east of the town of Sétif.
There are some wonderful beautiful golden sand beaches on Algeria’s Mediterranean coast that offer sailing, surfing, snorkelling, windsurfing and kayaking, scuba diving and kite surfing.
The best kinds of souvenirs such as handicrafts, garments, leatherware, rugs, copper and brassware, local dresses and jewellery can be bought at the many markets and handicraft shops. The Berber carpets are also a great buy as is the primitive-style pottery and basketwork.  If one is going to the desert area it is also advisable to buy a cheche to wear on your head.
Public transport is good and the most common form of transport is public taxis and buses. Bus and taxi stations are generally near to each other so switching between them is made very easy. There are also trains for moving between cities.

Sétif International Airport – QSF

Sétif International Airport (code QSF) is also known as Ain Arnat Airport.
Forex: There is no foreign exchange offered at the airport but Money can be exchanged at Banks or Post offices. ATMs are widely available and can be found in every post office and larger bank; you can withdraw Algerian Dinar with any major credit card and with maestro cards.
Airport Hotels: Accommodation near Sétif Airport includes Hotel El Kenz, Hotel Frantz Fanon and Hotel Zidane.
Car Hire: Car hire can be arranged at the airport on arrival or in most towns. Many hotels can also arrange car hire. There are also buses and taxis which you can use to get to town.
Airport Hub: Sétif Airport is a hub for Air Algerie and Aigle Azur.

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