Casamance is located some 170 miles (274 kilometers) from Dakar, the capital of Senegal.
To find out why so many tourists select Senegal as their holiday destination make sure you see a bit more of the area. You'll find Cap Skirring, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast, and Kabrousse 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast.
Senegal offers visitors some significant mosques and other sites of spiritual importance, great places to get a feel for the region's spiritual side.
De-stress the way the locals do in this area. Try bird watching and shore fishing while you are here.
Why not take your tastebuds on a journey through the culinary traditions of Senegal. Two of the region's favourite ingredients are lamb and pea. Thieboudienne (fish, rice and tomato sauce) and yassa (spicy, marinated fish/chicken) are two popular choices that will imbue visitors' with a true taste of Senegal. Senegal is the perfect place to fill up on mouthwatering banana fritters. If you are after an alcohol-free drink, enjoy fresh juice.
Impress the people you'll encounter in Senegal, by getting familiar with the French language. Why not try to pronounce "Je viens de..." The English translation is "I come from..." And, knowing how to say "Comment est-ce que vous vous appelez ?", which translates to "What's your name?", can be very handy.
At the finish of your holiday, load up your gear and wish Senegal "Au revoir / À bientôt" (farewell).