Africa - Tunisia (Chapter)
This is the Tunisia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Tunisia’s sand-fringed, jasmine-scented coast is usually equated with Mediterranean sun holidays. The capital offers an enthralling mix of tradition and modernity, Islamic serenity and seaside hedonism. Inland, stunning Roman sites, forested hinterland, Saharan dunes and mountain oases can be experienced in a few days.
- kick back in gorgeous bougainvillea-clad village Sidi Bou Saïd, with its nonstop views of the intensely blue Gulf of Tunis
- take in the splendour of Roman Africa, the mysteries of Carthage and the elegance of Islamic decoration all in one museum at Tunis’ Bardo
- find desert-island bliss on Jerba, with date palms, white-sand beaches, evocative architecture and ancient cultural traditions
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northern Tunisia, Tabarka, Ain Draham, Bulla Regia, Le Kef, Dougga, Central Tunisia, Kairouan, Mahdia, El-Jem, Sfax, Southern Tunisia, Tozeur, Douz, Matmata, and Jerba & Houmt Souq.
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