The best time to visit Freetown is in the months of December to March. During this time of the year, people from different parts of the world head to Freetown for a perfect beach holiday as the weather remains pleasant. To cost it light on your pocket, you must book your flights to Freetown well in advance. The later you book, the lesser are the chances to get a cheap flight to Freetown.
Situated in the coastal town of Lungi in Freetown, Freetown-Lungi International Airport is an international airport serving the city of Freetown. The airport is maintained and managed by the Sierra Leone Airports Authority. Scheduled Freetown flights are operated to different destinations across the globe by several airlines, such as Brussels Airlines and Royal Air Maroc.Places of Interest in Freetown
The capital city of Sierra Leone, Freetown has a beautiful hilly landscape and faces one of the finest natural harbours on the African west coast. Travelers in Freetown will not fall short of places to visit as there are many beaches, museums, historical sites and colourful markets. Some of the attractive tourist spots have been listed below.Cotton Tree
The prominent 500-year-old Cotton Tree is an historic symbol of freedom. A visit to Freetown remains incomplete without a visit to this legendary fat Cotton tree. It is positioned in the centre of the old town. Apart from its historical significance, the tree is a beautiful vista, especially during rainy season.Lumley beach
Lumley beach is one of the most popular white sandy beaches in Freetown. The beachside offers number of options for entertainment of visitors, including restaurants, golf course, clubs, bars and shops.National Rail museum
The National Rail Museum boasts of a magnificent collection of African as well as British-built railway locomotives, wagons, coaches, carriages and other railway equipments. Some of the exclusive exhibits at the museum include the Queen's Royal Coach (1961) and Manning Wardle steam locomotive 'Nellie' (1915).