Information about areas to visit in Tunisia


Jem Amphitheater

 

The best preserved amphitheater in the world. The third in capacity after Rome and Verona. It can be visited in its entirety.

World heritage in 1979.


Bizerte

Bizerte

 

 

 

Coastal city of the north of Tunis that stands out for its antiquity.


Bulla Regia

Bulla Regia

 

 

Remarkable archaeological city for its underground homes, only in warm areas during the Roman Empire.


Cap Bon

 

 

Green peninsula of 70 km. long filled with interesting places like the hot springs of Korbous or the caves of Haouaria. 

Hammamet, tourist city par excellence, is included in this group.


Carthage

Carthage

 

City that, once, it was more important than Rome herself. Its ruins are not as impressive as in other areas, but they are of great importance in the history of Tunisia and the world. World Heritage in 1979.


Dougga

Dougga

 

The best preserved ruins of North Africa. Really exceptional, like a trip back in time. World Heritage in 1997.


Douz

Douz

 

 

The "door of the desert". The last oasis before the Sahara.

Unforgettable sunsets and fun dromedary camel rides across the dunes.


Gabes

Gabes

 

 

The largest coastal oasis. Known for its spice market.


Djerba Island

Djerba Island

 

 

Most North African island famous for its beaches.


Kairouan

Kairouan

 

 

KAIROUAN with his Great Mosque (AD 670), the center of North Africa's most holiest city. World Heritage in 1988.


Kef

Kef

 

This is the main city in northwestern Tunisia, being an important political and religious.
The city occupies an area of 2.500 hectares, 45 are within the ancient walls of the medina.


Ksar Ghilane Oasis

Ksar Ghilane Oasis

 

An oasis among the dunes of the desert. A magical and unforgettable visit.

Possibility to spend the night in one of their camps. For the more adventurous, the Paradis camp; For those who prefer comfort, the Yadis - Pansea.


Lake of Chott el Jerid

Lake of Chott el Jerid

 

 

The largest salt pan of the Sahara.
If luck comes, you can see the famous mirages.


Mahdia

Mahdia

 

 

Port city with a rich past justified by its strategic position. Great fishing center. Especially selected for stays as it is somewhat remote.


Makthar

Makthar

 

 

The old MaktarisExceptional archaeological city located in west-central of Tunisia. A large area with well-preserved remains.


Matmata

Matmata

 

 

Some of the local Berber residents live in traditional underground "troglodyte" structures. Set for the film Star Wars.


Nefta

Nefta

 

All the charm of the south without tourist masses. It draws attention to its beautiful decoration with small bricks.

Located next to Tozeur.


Mountain Oasis

Mountain Oasis

 

The most famous oasis of the north of Tozeur located in the Atlas. Unforgettable landscapes and magical waterfalls. Near the border with Algeria.

A must for lovers of photography.


Oung el Jemel

Oung el Jemel

 

 

Oung Jemel, literally, the camel’s neck, is visited each year by thousands of tourists. Served as the shooting site of Star Wars and the English Patient.


Sbeitla

Sbeitla

 

 

One of the best preserved archaeological sites in the country.


Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

 

One of the most picturesque villages in Tunisia. The fame of its white and blue houses has crossed all borders. Located next to Carthage, nobody forgets. Exceptional views.

Called "the white and blue paradise".


Tabarka

Tabarka

 

 

It has been famous for its coral fishing, the Coral Festival of underwater photography and the annual jazz festival.


Tataouine

Tataouine

 

 

The region's largest and least populated of Tunisia. The place that inspired the planet Tatoine of George Lucas on Star Wars.


Thuburbo Majus

Thuburbo Majus

 

 

It is the fourth city in archaeological importance in Tunisia. Located in the north, its extension is so great that it has not yet been excavated in its entirety.


Tozeur

Tozeur

 

 

The oasis of Tunisia par excellence. The decoration of their houses, made of small bricks, offer a beautiful architecture.


Train Lezard Rouge

Train Lezard Rouge

 

 

The most famous tourist train in southern Tunisia. Landscapes immersed in canyons and gorges.


Tunis capital

Tunis capital

 

The economic and commercial capital of Tunisia.

Special mention to its Medina, site of the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1979.

The cost of hotels is higher.

 


Utique

Utique

 

It is said that Utica was one of the first Phoenician trading posts to have been established on the soil of Africa, probably around 1100 BC. Older than Carthage, Utica for a long time played the role of capital before being overshadowed by her neighbour.