Located in North Africa, between Algeria and Libya, Tunisia is known for its privileged climate and its sandy beaches. But it should not be only reduced to this. This country, in which floats a soft scent of jasmine, scents of harissa and mint tea, has more to offer.
The capital of Tunisia is the center of a string of coastal cities, each one is more beautiful than the other. Tunis is a vibrant capital that combines tradition and modernity in a pleasing fusion. Neighbouring to the colonial city, the Medina of Tunis is one of the most sumptuous areas of the Arab world, with its maze of alleys, souks, its gates and its unique architectural blend.
You will be delighted to discover history and mythology by a visit to Carthage, the ancient capital of an empire that rivaled Rome to dominate the Mediterranean world.The remains of this glorious past welcome a cultural festival every summer. The discovery of the site of Carthage is beautifully completed by the visit of the famous Bardo Museum, the former residence of the Bey of Tunis.
Overlooking the Gulf of Tunis, Sidi Bou Said is a village with narrow streets lined with blue and white houses surrounded by flower gardens. Please, admire especially the houses' doors that are among the finest in the country. Stop to sip mint tea on the terrace of one of its cafés overlooking the sea, and you'll figure why Sidi Bou Said has attracted so many celebrities and praise.
cafés avec vue sur la mer, et vous comprendrez pourquoi Sidi Bou Saïd a attiré tant de célébrités et d’éloges.