Tunisia: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

Surrounded by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east, Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa which has an area of 165,000 square kilometers. Tunisia is one of the selective places around the world to have sea, deserts and dunes all together.

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The perfect mixture of the sandy beaches and the crystal clear sea water make Tunisia a significant tourist spot. It is a perfect spot to enjoy surfing, underwater diving, scuba diving and sailing. Tunisia is also well known among the tourists who like hiking, horse horse-riding and playing tennis. Hammamet holds several markets where souvenirs are available. It is home to a wide array of excellent restaurants and bars which offer African cuisines. The country also offer lively nightlife spots.

A visit to Tunisia surely will help to get familiarized with country’s culture and the history. Bardo Museum is renowned for its display of items which reveal the history and culture of Tunisia. Tourbet El Bey Mausoleum is one of the major landmarks. Djerba is a place of tourist interest which offers great nightlife and is famous for its hospitality. El Ghriba Synagogue and The Guellala Museum are among the must visit places here. Sousse city is also one of the major attractions which holds Medina of Sousses and predominant mosque in Tunisia.

Tunisia has a Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers and mild rainy winters.

Tunisia has 19,232 kilometers of road network with three highways. There are 29 airports in Tunisia. Tunis Carthage International Airport and Djerba–Zarzis International Airport are the main airports in the country. Tunisair, Syphax airlines, Karthago Airlines, Nouvelair and Tunisair Express operates daily flights to major cities in and outside the country. Tunisia has 2,135 kilometers of railway network.