Tunisia - Gabès, Matmata & the Ksour (Chapter)
This is the Gabès, Matmata & The Ksour chapter from Lonely Planet's Tunisia guidebook.
Most visitors to this remote region whizz through on lightning-quick Land Rover tours, taking in the underground dwellings, hilltop Berber villages and Star Wars film locations. For more insight into the region, its sights and its people, grab this chapter.
- go underground, literally, visiting or even sleeping in a troglodyte dwelling in Matmata
- hike to the top of one of the hilltop ksour (fortified strongholds) south of Tataouine
- fall asleep in a ghorfa (a distinctive structure once used to store grain) near Metameur
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Gabès, Matmata & around, Tataouine & around, Medenine & around.