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Suriname Travel Wiki

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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Suriname

Sandwiched between Guyana and French Guiana along the Atlantic Coast of South America, Suriname is the smallest nation on the continent. The total population is smaller than most capital cities in South America. That means you have more opportunities to explore without the hustle and bustle of tourist traffic around you during your stay.

Suriname is a unique culture. Culturally, it is considered to be a Caribbean nation. It is the only territory outside of Europe where Dutch is the primary language of most people, including the official language of the government. With the indigenous and colonial cultures included as well, it is arguably the most diverse country in the world today.

Over 30% of the country has been declared to be a national reserve, so natural lands and outdoor adventures are a common component of life in Suriname. Whether you explore the extensive rainforests or you head to the beaches of Albina or Galibi to see the Leatherback turtles, you’ll find the guided tours and backcountry resorts to be a refreshing holiday experience.

Paramaribo is another space that is definitely worth a day’s investment for exploring. Several museums are available to tour, including an historic rum house, the Villa Zapakara, and the numismatic museum. Several religious buildings, gardens, and markets are worth finding during your stay as well. Be sure to linger along the Maagdenstraat, enjoy a Chinese breakfast, or visit one of the pool cafés to enjoy the nightlife.

Suriname provides a stunning sunset almost every night to cap off the adventures of each day. Make this country your next destination and you will be able to plan a wonderful holiday experience.

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Paramaribo, capital of Suriname

Paramaribo Travel Wiki Travel to Paramaribo Located on the Suriname River, Paramaribo offers a stunning inner city to tour and provides visitors with coastal access and an amazing international experience. It is a capital where Dutch is often spoken, Chinese food is often eaten for breakfast, and there is a distinctive South American flair to the way life is lived. During your stay in Paramaribo, you’ll find that several museums provide visitors with a tempting tour. Try the Maritime Museum, the Koto...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Suriname Holidays

Suriname Public Holidays See the calendars for national Suriname holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Suriname holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Official holidays

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1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
6 JanuaryThree Kings Day
VariableWorld Religion Day
VariableChinese New Year
25 FebruaryDay of the Revolution
VariableGood Friday
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1 MayLabour Day
variableAscension day
5 JuneIndian Arrival Day
1 JulyKeti Koti
8 AugustJavanese Arrival Day
9 AugustIndigenous People's Day
10 OctoberDay of the Maroons
20 OctoberChinese Arrival day
25 NovemberIndependence Day
25 DecemberChristmas
26 DecemberBoxing Day