The Main Places to Visit in Tunisia
Tunisia is filled with fantastic sights and things you shouldn’t miss when holidaying in the area. Enjoy a private guided tour of the country where you can see the main sights in eight days, ensure you don’t miss anything and enjoy having a knowledgeable tour guide with you to give you all the information you need on each place you visit.
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and also the largest city in the country. This is where your plane is likely to land when travelling to this North African country. Set on the Mediterranean Sea, Tunis offers a warm climate and a host of historical sites including the beautiful Medina (old town).
Carthage is probably the most visited area in Tunisia. This sixth century BC city is filled with well-preserved Roman ruins for you to explore. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you can make your way up Byrsa Hill to soak up the panoramic views of the area.
Sidi Bou Said
Sidi Bou Said is only twenty kilometers from Tunis and is one of the most picturesque port towns you can visit. The whole area is white washed buildings with blue windows and doors, making it very popular with tourists from around the globe. There are a selection of souvenir shops and the area is a popular art area.
Kairouan is another UNESCO World Heritage Site which is worth a visit complete with stunning mosques and a Medina with a bustling souk. Souks are traditional markets where you can buy a range of great souvenirs and gifts.
This is a small town with a choice of Roman ruins to explore including the Forum temples, triumphal arch, baths and a host of other fantastic ruins enabling you to soak up some of this country’s historical past.
This oasis city is filled with palm trees and spectacular architecture. Take some time to wander around the Medina (old town), explore the narrow passages and covered alleys as you gaze at the amazing local architecture.
Matmata is the dream of any Star Wars fan. This Berber town uses troglodytes, which are homes built underground and is where you will find Luke Skywalkers home, which is now a hotel with many of the film sets and memorabilia on display.
Port El Kantaoui
This is a very popular seaside holiday destination. A chance to relax on a beautiful beach, enjoy some watersports and relax while you enjoy the wonderfully warm climate of Tunisia.
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