Tunisia Holiday Travel Information
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Explore this historic setting on your lastminute.com holiday
Explore this historic setting on your lastminute.com holiday Tunisia is within the Northern most part of the African continent and its glorious coastal line faces straight out on the Northeast of the Mediterranean Sea. On your lastminute.com holiday to Tunisia, you can enjoy the culture of the small nation, wedged between Algeria and Libya. Tunis is the country’s capital city and the largest of all the cities within Tunisia, explore Tunis and the rest of the country with family, friends or a special loved one to gain a real taste for Roman Africa on you holiday with last minute.com.
Attractions in Tunisia
Home to some of the finest Roman sites and ruins on the globe, a holiday to Tunisia with lastminute.com is a chance to witness the amazing medinas of Tunis and Sousse and the ruins of the Punic town of Kerkouane. More proof of the country’s history can be seen in the impressive sites of Phoenician and Roman Carthage, also both UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be visited. There is some superb Islamic architecture to admire whilst you wander around Tunisia.
Kick back on your lastminute.com holiday on one of the countries beautiful beaches along its north eastern coastline. Sunbathe on Sidi Ali El Mekki and watch the calming movements of the Mediterranean or venture slightly out towards the Isle of Djerba to take in a different view of the gorgeous landscape.
Stroll around town at your own pace on your Tunisian holiday, as shops and stalls usually stay open until the early evening. Places like Rue Jamaa Zitouna in Tunis’ main souk are quite highly populated with tourists and therefore stay open even later too. Conventional markets play a huge role in the community whilst the souks with more varied options, also offer great places to relax and absorb Tunisian life.
Sample some great food in beautiful Hammamet at the biggest disco in Tunisia, Cocoloco, which offers great music every night and a range of tasty Mediterranean dishes. Grab a refreshing beer or tailor-made cocktail at the popular Manhattan Nightclub, which has a warm atmosphere and is known as one of the hottest places to party in Tunisia.
In Hammamet, Sousse, Port el Kantaoui and elsewhere you’ll find an endless string of lively bars and clubs which stay open, for you to dance the night away right through until the morning. Try also Red Iguana in Port el Kantaoui or Calypso which hosts top international DJs nights.
Book your holiday to Tunisia with lastminute.com
Discover the nation of Tunisia on you lastminute.com holiday and open yourself up to an African paradise full of history, glorious sand and a booming night scene. The perfect place to holiday for all ages, you can sample the local delicacies and stroll around the different markets that Tunisia offers. Or if you are visiting to purely relax, then the wide stretch of north facing coast, will give you more than ample room to do this on. Book you lastminute.com flight now.
Please note: The month of Ramadan is celebrated in Tunisia and will run from 18th June 2015 – 17th July 2015. Local Muslims will observe this religious holiday and its customs between sunrise and sunset, and this means that there are certain rules in place on the consumption of food and alcohol during these periods. This will cause minimum impact to your stay in Tunisia however some services may be reduced in bars and restaurants.
Please note: Due to limited power resources which the government controls, air-conditioning is only allowed to be run from mid-June to mid-September.
All departures from 1st October 2014 for non residents of Tunisia will be obliged to pay a local departure tax of 30 Dinars per person.
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