Tunis
Tunis

Tunis

Fly to Tunis, a city full of unique and fascinating places to explore.

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TUNIS-CARTHAGE

From 11/02/2019 to 29/03/2019

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5 good reasons to go

The fascinating Bardo National Museum
The fascinating Bardo National Museum
One of the most impressive places in Tunis, and perhaps the whole of Tunisia, is the Bardo National Museum. The architecture of the building and the museum’s collections are excellent. The museum, one of the best in North Africa, is housed in a Beylical Palace. Its archaeological collections are superb, especially the ancient mosaics.
Discover the ancient city of Carthage
Discover the ancient city of Carthage
The city of Carthage is a world-famous archaeological site. The ancient city first belonged to the Phoenicians then Romans and the city’s remains are incredible. Thermal baths, theatre, tophet (infant burial ground), forum, villas, necropolises, basilicas, cisterns and more can all be seen at this unique Mediterranean landmark. There’s also a number of beautiful items from the site in the museum.
The scenic beaches of Tunis
The scenic beaches of Tunis
When in Tunis, you have to go to the medina and some of the city’s stunning buildings. Plus, you should treat yourself to some down time on the beach. The Gulf of Tunis has a number of soft, sandy beaches by the azur Mediterranean Sea. Grab your parasol and head to the beaches north of the city in La Marsa, Raoued or Gammarth.
Explosive flavours
Explosive flavours
Welcome to Tunisia, the country of a thousand flavours! It would be a crime not to try the local couscous. Kefteji (fried vegetables), Tunisian tajine (similar to a Spanish tortilla), marga (meat and vegetable stew) are also absolutely divine. But watch out for the spices, some dishes can be pretty hot!
The gateway to Tunisia
The gateway to Tunisia
Get a plane ticket to Tunis and then explore the rest of the country. Take a trip to the medina in Hammamet or visit the blue and white town of Sidi Bou Saïd or the Great Mosque at Sousse. Or head to the idyllic island of Djerba. And if you have any time left over, You could even travel further inland to the impressive city of Tozeur and the Roman ruins at Ksar Ghuilane.

To see / do

Culture and history

The central Tunis medina

The central Tunis medina

The medina is the historic centre of the city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. So, you should definitely pay a visit! Walk the streets of Tunis to see the Zitouna mosque, Tourbet el Bey (Husainid royal mausoleum), Madrasa Bir Lahjar institute, souks, the white buildings of the Hafsia quarter and more. And the Dar Othman, Dar Lasram, Dar Hussein and Dar Ben Abdallah palaces will blow you away.

Tunis New Town

Around the medina, Tunis New Town also boasts a number of important buildings. The beautiful St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral, the stunning Clock Tower and buildings from the colonial era are all well worth a look. Not far away, there’s the City of Culture complex which is home to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. You could also stop to relax in the lush, green Belvedere Park.

The blue and white town of Sidi Bou Saïd

The blue and white town of Sidi Bou Saïd

Sidi Bou Saïd looks like a Greek village with its blue and white houses. Sidi Bou Saïd is an ancient fishing village and visitors adore its traditional architecture and relaxing atmosphere. Visit the Dar Nejma Ezzahra Palace, Dar el-Annabi museum, Café des Nattes and the local market. A unique village close to Tunis!

Outings

Head to La Goulette

Head to La Goulette

La Goulette is the port of Tunis to the east of the capital. La Goulette has been really fashionable for a number of years now. It’s the ideal place to go for a meal or drink while listening to music. Many of the modern bars and restaurants boast beautiful panoramic terraces.

Relax and unwind in a Hammam

As in many countries in North Africa and Middle East, in Tunisia there are lots of places to unwind. So, it’s not hard to find a hammam offering traditional treatments to improve your well-being. Escape into a world of relaxation either at luxury hotels or small local hammams.

Gastronomy

Tunisian brik

Tunisian brik

A brik is a small but tasty, traditional treat. Briksare similar to samosas and are made using fine sheets of brik pastry, which is similar to filo. Briks are usually filled with potato, egg and tuna. But sometimes you get meat or fish fillings.

Chorba, a kind of Oriental soup

Chorba is a popular, traditional soup that’s warm and comforting. Everyone makes it their own way, but the basic ingredients remain the same: tomatoes, chickpeas, coriander and other spices,  small pieces of pasta or semolina, and chicken, lamb or beef. You can try lots of different versions of chorbawhile you’re staying in Tunis.

Practical information

Flight duration

2h05

Time difference

0h

Currency

Dinar

Distance

1268 km

Average temperature

Spring

22°C (max 31°C)

Summer

29°C (max 35°C)

Autumn

19°C (max 27°C)

Winter

14°C (max 18°C)

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