Travel Guide to Tunisia
Tunisia - Tunisia Facts and Information
Tunisia Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Tunisia in North Africa. Tunisia geographic facts, Tunisia travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting around and more.
Tunisia Travel Information
Tunisia travel information. Practical tips for tourists who wish to travel to Tunisia. Tunisia travel information including Tunisian visas, Tunisia, health tips, Tunisian currency, Tunisian weather, how to get to Tunisia and how to travel around Tunisia.
Train Travel in Tunisia
Train travel in Tunisia. Find out how to book your train ticket in Tunisia, how long it takes to get from Tunis or Sfax or Tunis to Hammamet, how much a train ticket costs, if there's food on board, about TGM, the Lezard Rouge and more useful Tunisian train travel tips.
Tunisia Map and Basic Facts
A basic map of Tunisia and country facts including a brief history, economic overview, population statistics, languages spoken, ethnic groups and more.
Tunis, Capital City of Tunisia
Basic facts and information about Tunis, the capital of Tunisia.
Sidi Bou Said (Tunisia) Travel Guide in Photos
Sidi Bou Said travel guide in photos. Where to stay in Sidi Bou Said, where to eat, how to get to Sidi Bou Said, and more about Tunisia's most picturesque village on the Mediterranean.
A guide to Gabes, Tunisia's oasis town by the sea. Gabes is the perfect town to base yourself if you want to explore Southern Tunisia -- Tatouine, Matmata and the Sahara Desert. This guide to Gabes offers information about accommodation, sights and more.
Photos of my trip through Southern Tunisia -- home to the Sahara desert, troglodyte dwellings, oases, berber hill top villages, Star Wars sets and delicious herbal tea.
Ksar Ghilane - Sahara Oasis in Southern Tunisia
Information about Ksar Ghilane, an oases in southern Tunisia that offers the perfect gateway to exploring the vast dunes of the Grand Erg Oriental in the Sahara desert. Find out where to stay, what to do and get tips on renting a camel.
Tunisia Family Vacations
Tunisia Family Vacation. Tips on family holidays in Tunisia, what to do and recommended tours. Family Vacations in Tunisia are perfect for all ages with troglodyte dwellings to explore, Star Wars sets, ancient forts, desert dunes, gorgeous Mediterranean beaches and ancient bazaars.
Star Wars Tours in Tunisia
Star Wars fans may be more familiar with Tatooine than Tunisia -- but they are one and the same. Four of the Star Wars movies were partially filmed in southern Tunisia and the joyous thing is that many of the sets are still nicely preserved. You can stay in Luke Skywalker's home (now a hotel) and wander around the desert bumping into robots and other Star Wars paraphernalia around Mos Espa.
Tunisian BBQ or Why I Like Traveling
I recently enjoyed some very fresh lamb at a truck stop on the main road between Southern Tunisia and Libya. Luckily I was with some friends who knew what cuts to choose from a hanging carcass...
Visitors Information for Tunisia
Practical tips for visitors to Tunisia from the Africa Guide. Includes information about the climate, visas, public holidays, currency and more.
Tunisia Travel Blogs
The best way to find out about a country is to hear from people who have recently visited. These Tunisian travel blogs all offer a wealth of travel information along with some very nice photos.
Getting to Tunisia
Basic information on how to get to Tunisia by air, sea and land. Ferries go from Italy and France and the price is quite reasonable. By air the cheapest option is to catch a charter flight from Britain or Scandinavia.
Long Distance Bus Service SNTRI
SNTRI runs long distance air-conditioned buses throughout the country. The English piece of the web site doesn't seem to work as well as the French, but even with a limited amount of knowledge you can figure out some basic schedules.
Adventures of Tunisia
Probably the best travel guide to Tunisia on the web. This site offers a lot of information about all the major towns and sights to see in Tunisia. The only problem is that it may be more useful for those who know where they want to go. With over 600 articles, there isn't anything here to give you a basic overview of the highlights. There are plenty of good photos though.
Where To Stay in Tunisia
Rates, reviews and photos of hotels in Tunisia from Tripadvsior. A good source opf hotels throughout the country with user reviews.
Aspects of Tunisia is a British travel company that specializes in tours to Tunisia. They have a great selection of tours including a Tunisian cookery tour, a Roman tour, a city tour, beach tour, Sahara tour and everything in between. The tours include air from London, but if you're flying from the US you would probably stop in London anyway.
Tunisia's Official Tourism Site
This is the Tunisian Government's official tourism site. It's glossy and has some good information about the major tourist sites and destinations. If you are planning to travel around on a budget, this site won't be very useful beyond giving you a basic introduction to the country.
Rent a Car in Tunisia
Drag yourself away from the beach and rent a car to explore the rest of the country, it's worth it. Here's a car rental site that lets you book online and offers basic destination information as well as maps of Tunisia.
A nice overview of Tunisian cuisine from Arab.net. Tunisian food is delicious and differs from Moroccan and Egyptian cuisine because it's quite spicy. This article will give you tips on what to order, your mouth will water just reading about the dishes.
Africa in FIFA's World Cup 2006
Five African nations will be represented at FIFA's World Cup this summer (2006) in June, the world's most important sporting event. The teams come from Angola, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Tunisia. Find out about the African teams, fixtures and groups. I've also picked out what players to watch and which African teams are favored to do well.
Star Wars Tours in Tunisia
Most of the Star Wars movies were partially filmed in Tunisia. Entire sets were left behind in the salt flats of western Tunisia. Luke Skywalker's home is now a budget hotel. Star Wars fans can enjoy specialized tours, and visitors to Tunisia may be pleasantly surprised to stumble upon the Planet Tatooine and discover that they've seen southern...
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