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Savalou





Savalou is a town of the country of Benin which is located at the northwest of Dassa-Zoume. The town of Savalou is based among the charming hills of "Les Collines" and also the town boasts of some of the liveliest festivals of Benin and richest culture.

The people of the town are ethnically very diverse. They have their own set of customs and imperial ancestry.

There is great scope for the tourists to explore the hills of the adjoining areas by trekking. Tour to Savalou offers myriad excitements to the tourists exploring Benin.

The places of attraction at Savalou are many and the exploration of these places gives the tourists a kind of excitement and pleasure. The splendid places of interest at Savalou are as follows:

  • Voodoo Fetishes and Relics: In the town of Savalou and also in the adjoining villages there are huge numbers of sites related to fetishism. The tourists who have interest in anthropology would definitely find the place to be fascinating.

  • The hills of "Les Collines": The hills of "Les Collines" can be explored by hiking by the tourists but they are advised to opt out for trekking during the rainy seasons in the months from April to July.


At the town of Savalou a number of events take place and the tourist to Savalou can easily participate in the activities that occur at Savalou. The Festival of Yarns is dedicated to the main crop of the town. The visitors on the tour to Savalou can enjoy the traditional songs and dances that take place in this festival. Another festival that is celebrated at the town is the Ascension Celebrations.

There are a number of hotels and restaurants that offer the best of facilities to the guests and make their day at Savalou worth remembering. The geographical coordinates of Savalou are 7° 55' 60"N latitude and 1° 58' E longitude.

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