Things to do in Tunisia include exploring the capital of Tunis, wandering the Unesco holy city of Kairouan and its Grand Mosque, walking the picturesque blue and white village of Sidi Bou Said, uncovering the cave dwellings of Tataouine and relaxing in the resort town of Hammamet.
Discover the best of the country’s archaeological sites, including the ancient city of Carthage, steeped in legend, the vast amphitheatre of El Djem, the fascinating underground villas of Bulla Regia and the complete Roman city of Dougga.
Visit the ancient capital of Carthage, explore the well-preserved site of Dougga, the enormous amphitheatre in El Djem, and the spectacular underground villas the Romans built to avoid the heat at Bulla Regia.
The resort town of Hammamet provides sandy beaches alongside a walled medina to explore. End a holiday to Tunisia by wandering the market, staying in lush accommodation and relaxing on sandy shores.
Founded in 849AD on the ruins of a Roman settlement, Sfax boasts an impressive history. Today it offers wonderful views over the city and the Mediterranean Sea from the Kasbah towers, as well as an interesting collection of mosaics from the area.
Explore the Great Mosque and the old Medina in the ancient city of Kairouan; founded in 670AD the city is considered the fourth holiest city of Islam.
This attractive blue and white village seems more like Santorini than a North African town. Popular with artists and writers, it offers picturesque views of the Bay of Tunis, and is a wonderful place to leisurely walk the streets and explore.
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