Popular Accommodations in Tunisia
Highlights in Tunisia
- Ez-Zitouna Mosque in Tunis
- Island Djerba
- Berber town Matmata
- Hot Tunisian dishes
- Beach and culture holidays
Most popular in Tunisia
Vacation rentals in Tunisia
Tunisia has just as many wonderful vacation rentals to offer for bathing holidaymakers as for those interested in culture. Rent a vacation rental by the sea if you want to reach the beautiful sandy beaches in just a few steps. From an apartment in the city centre, you can stroll through the markets and see colossal buildings early in the morning. A vacation rental in the interior of the country is the perfect starting point to explore the region on foot.Stylish residency
Unique and particularly comfortable you will experience your holidays in a villa or in a large country house. Such vacation rentals not only offer a lot of space inside, but also a magnificent garden with terrace. Tunisia also has a wide range of vacation rentals and apartments, available in all sizes. In many cases, the accommodations offer access to a pool, which provides the appropriate cooling after an extended excursion day.
Holiday in Tunisia
Location and orientation
The North African state of Tunisia borders Libya to the south-east, Algeria to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the east and north. A popular holiday destination in Tunisia is the offshore island of Djerba. Other important destinations are Tunis, Hammamet, Sousse, Monastir and Nabeul.Discover beautiful landscapes and unique animals
In the Atlas Mountains and on the north coast, the country is characterised by deciduous and bush forests, where wild boars also live. You can see the mane sheep and the Cuvier gazelle in the Debel Chambi National Park. The landscape becomes more unusual in the desert areas, where all kinds of small animals, such as snakes, scorpions and locusts, are at home. The wetlands of the Ichkeul National Park with their bird sanctuaries are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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In Tunis, in the middle of the medina, you will find the Ez-Zitouna Mosque, which was used as a university from the 13th to the 15th century. Today it is the most important church in the city. Visit the large prayer hall, the minaret and the courtyard surrounded by columns. However, this is only accessible to non-Muslims to a limited extent.2. Get to know the unique Berber apartments
A popular destination in Tunisia is the Berber town of Matmata. It consists of many crater openings leading to underground areas where the inhabitants of the village live. Because you are best protected from the heat of the sun in summer. The unique landscape, which results from these cave openings and was therefore used by George Lucas as a backdrop for the film "Star Wars - War of the Stars", is striking. However, you may only visit the town as part of a guided tour in order not to disturb the privacy of the inhabitants.3. Eat Tunisian
The dishes in Tunisia are mainly spicy and characterised by cereals, pasta, bread, vegetables and olives. It is often served with fish and seafood as well as beef and mutton. Typical Tunisian dishes include couscous, Merguez sausages, the chickpea dish Lablabi and the dessert Baklava.
A curiosity occurred in 2014, when a young fisherman found a ten meter long whale in his net.
Things to know
Weather conditions in Tunisia are influenced by the confluence of arid and Mediterranean climates. In the north it can rain quite once in winter. In the south it is dry and hot. In addition there are the winds, which provide some cooling near the coast, but can become a plague in the desert.
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