Saudi Arabia impresses both by its greatness and cultural diversity, where history mixes with the contemporary world.
With its largest desert in the Middle East and its oasis of more than 2 million palm trees, Saudi Arabia is a destination to discover. The capital, Riyadh, and the old city are well balanced between modernity and traditions. For desert adventurers, the country offers dunes as far as the eye can see, surrounded by mountains. Jeddah is the perfect place to enjoy the wonders of the sea and some scuba diving. The beaches and the Red Sea bring freshness to the country, mainly covered by a desert. The ancient Nabataean city of Hegra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the ancestral cultural jewels of Saudi Arabia. Ushaiger is a historic village in the middle of the desert, and Dhi-Ein is famous for its forts, banana plantations, and handicrafts. Hiking enthusiasts will find what they are looking for by discovering the natural site The Edge of the World, where you can find many fossils dating back millions of years. Taif is known for its fields of roses growing everywhere.