Hotel Tiama

Grand Bassam

Bassam, located 35km from Abidjan, about 30 minutes drive, Grand-Bassam is the nearest seaside resort. This is the land of n'zimas or appoloniens, mainly fishing communities. The city was the first historical capital of Ivory Coast, from 1893 to 1900. With its architecture directly inherited from its colonial past was the main administrative center of French 1893-1899 before being abandoned due to yellow fever epidemic up by Europeans at the time, the benefit of Bingerville. Today, Grand-Bassam has built its not just its tourist attractions but also its famous handicraft centers where we find African art in full expression of his talents.