This North African country inspires a trip in which these stops cannot be missed. So from Only One, we have taken the task of creating this list of the must-see destinations in Tunisia especially for you.
So read to the end and write down the one you would like to know the most.
Medina of Hammamet
The very holiday town of Hammamet has a small but very pretty walled residential medina on the seafront, where you can see some artist and souvenir shops. You can shop at the souq market and enjoy the exotic Arab aroma.
Sidi Bou Said
The Tunisian capital sits in the northeast of the country. In it, it is pleasant to walk through the modern city and through the residential area with colonial-style buildings, although it is its neighborhood of the Medina, declared a World Heritage Site, its greatest attraction.
Another of the essential stops to make in Tunisia is the Bardo Museum. Housed in a former palace of the Husayn beys, who ruled Tunisia in the 18th and 19th centuries, it houses the best collection of Roman mosaics in the world, from Carthage, Utica, Hadrumetum or Dougga. In addition, you can also find important pieces from Carthaginian, Roman, Christian and Islamic times.
If there is a monument with the best expression of Muslim architecture in Tunisia, it is the city of Kairouan, with its 7th century Great Mosque and its recycled columns from the Byzantine Romans.
Ksar Hadada, which was used as a location for «Star Wars.» You will be able to experience the world of movies realistically.
An oasis in the desert, Ksar Ghilane. You can ride a camel in the vast Sahara desert or experience the buggy.
Matmata, troglodyte town
On the mountain route that runs through several Berber villages, an essential stage is Matmata, where you can see troglodyte houses carved into caves.
The Bardo Museum is the perfect prologue for one of the usual excursions from the capital. The destination is the ruins of Cartago, located in front of the sea. The Phoenicians founded this settlement in 814 BC. that, four centuries later, then under Roman rule, had already become one of the most thriving ports in the Mediterranean. The legendary Carthaginian capital holds remains of an amphitheater, Roman villas and baths. Your visit is completed at the Archaeological Museum of Carthage, with objects and mosaics found at the site.