Explore southern of Tunisia

Explore southern of Tunisia

The sahara Desert covers nearly the whole of southen Tunisia and the popular image of shifting sands sweeping across a relentlessly barren landscape is an accurate description of the landscape found in the Grand Erg Oriental. Only suitable for four-wheel-drive vehicles and then only when accompanied by skilled drivers and guides, most holidaymakers are content to experience a less harsh version of the desert. More »

Colosseum ELJEM

Colosseum ELJEM

El Djem is famous for its amphitheater, often incorrectly called a Colosseum (roughly translated from Latin as that thing by the Colossusm, which is capable of seating 35,000 spectators. Only the Flavian Amphitheater in Rome (about 50,000 spectators) and the ruined theatre of Capua are larger. More »

Sidi bou said

Sidi bou said

Located just north of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, is the town of Sidi Bou Said. The entire town is located on top of a steep cliff, which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. The view from Sidi Bou Said is absolutely phenomenal, and will continue to amaze you throughout your entire trip. More »

Sbeitla

Sbeitla

Archaeological site of Sbeitla is an archaeological site in Sbeitla, in north-central Tunisia. It represents the Roman ruins of Sufetula,[2] and contains the best preserved Forum temples in Tunisia. And it was excavated and restored between 1906 and 1921. More »

Chenini

Chenini

Tunisia. Located on a hilltop near a modern village of the same name, Chenini was a fortified granary, or ksar (plural ksour.) Like other ksour created by North African Berber communities, Chenini was built on a hilltop - in this instance, between two hilltop ridges - to help protect it from raiding parties. More »

Djerba

Djerba

Djerba also transliterated as Jerba or Jarbah, is, at 514 square kilometres (198 sq mi), the largest island of North Africa, located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia. It had a population of 139,544 at the 2004 Census, while the latest official estimate (as at 1 July 2014) is 163,726. More »

 

Dunes 2016 “Sounds of Sahara” February 26-28

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The electronic music festival Dunes 2016 “Sounds of Sahara” is scheduled for February 26-28, in a new formula and with a rich and varied programme shared out between several sites in Tozeur and Nefta.

Prominent figures of Tunisian and European electronic music will participate in this third edition.The event seeks to create a real dynamic in the region of Djerid and help all the local social and economic stakeholders make the most of the event.

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