All inclusive holidays in Tunisia are not just all about lying on the beach; they’re also packed with historical tours that explore, for example, the remains of the legendary city of Carthage and the Holy City of Kairouan.
Tunisia attracts many visitors to its spectacular Mediterranean coastline, which has sandy beaches nestled among pleasantly scented citrus groves. Resorts such as Monastir, Hammamet, Mahdia, Sousse and Port El Kantaoui are mainly situated in the north east of the country and showcase Tunisia’s Arabic, Berber and Islamic heritage.
Book package Tunisia holidays to tour sites of historical interest, from the ruins of Carthage to the Roman city of Thysdrus or El Djem.Some of the continent’s best preserved Roman remains can be seen in Tunisia’s El Djem, built on ancient Punic remains. The local amphitheatre was capable of seating 35,000 spectators and was smaller only than the Coliseum in Rome and Capua’s Roman theatre.
Monastir is dominated by 9th century fortifications that blend surprisingly well with the modern facilities of luxury resorts. Sousse lies close to the impressive historical city that has hosted Phoenician, Roman, Byzantine and Arab settlers, and whose ancestries are reflected in the traditional cuisines and architecture that are main attractions to this once-rustic fishing port.
Book cheap holidays to Tunisia in 2012, enjoy a unique mix of culture, ancient history, and local eccentricity, in this northern most country in Africa.
Did you know? Monty Python’s Life of Brian was filmed in Tunisia, mainly at The Ribat in Monastir and The Kasbah in Sousse which doubled as Jerusalem!