Tunisia - The Central Coast & Kairouan (Chapter)
This is the Central Coast & Kairouan chapter from Lonely Planet's Tunisia guidebook.
Home to one of Islam's most important mosques, several of the country's largest beach resorts and its most impressive Roman monument, this region isn't lacking in superlatives. This is the Tunisia of postcards, where ancient and modern coexist, and visitors are spoilt for choice.
- gawp at the sheer size of North Africa's most impressive Roman monument, El-Jem's awesome colosseum
- take in the sea air and wonderful light on a walk around Cap d'Afrique in Mahdia
- explore the bustling alleyways of the country's best medina, in Sfax
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sousse & around, Monastir, Kairouan & around, El-Jem, Mahdia, Sfax, Kerkennah Islands.