Lomé is the capital of Togo, a country just 370 miles long and 60 miles across at its widest point. Situated on the Gulf of Bénin, Lomée is the gateway Africa's interior. It is also known as the "Pearl of West Africa" and offers a glimpse into Africa's history and its cultural diversity with approximately 40 different ethnic groups.
Witness a voodoo ceremony and see its fascinating traditions, beliefs and superstitions.
Browse in this unique market for souvenir trinkets in this exotic and fascinating port.
As in most equatorial climates, Lome has two rainy seasons, the first starts in April and ends in July, then a second rainy season starts in early September and ends in late November. The climate of Lomé is also greatly influenced by the ocean. The heat is stable, without excessive peaks, and the wind coming from the sea, makes it quite pleasant.