- Duration: 7 hours approx.
- Starting point: Elmina Castle
- Minimum group: 2 persons
- Tours in English (translators on request)
The Central Region is the former government centre of the Gold Coast. Cape Coast was the seat of the British colonial administration up until 1877. The coastline is famous for its ancient forts and castles built by early European traders, and the World Heritage Foundation under UNESCO has identified three of them at Elmina, St Jago and Cape Coast as World Heritage Monuments.
The Region is also famous for its palm-fringed beaches, fascinating fishing villages and historic towns, and rich natural attractions.
The Region’s culture is depicted through its many exciting festivals, which are held throughout the year.
There are many towns in this Region that deserves a visit by any tourist.
Attractions in this Region include The Castles, Kakum National Park, The Beaches, Traditional Fishing Villages, Craft Village and many more.