Many travelers who visit Tunisia get to see Tunis and the Mediterranean coast, but what about the hidden gems? These towns and cities are located near the sea, in the mountains, and in valleys. Some are close to big cities and others are more rural. Many are integral to modern Tunisian history, others showcase Tunisia's golden Islamic age, and still others date from the times of the Carthaginians, Phoenicians, and Romans. To get to the heart of Tunisia, you must experience its hidden gems.
Please note we do not offer hotels or other activities in these cities at this time, but you can explore them by choosing any of them as additions on any of the packages listed below.
Tunisia is a small country that’s jam-packed with unique history, cultural sites, and natural beauty. The country is home to eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, seven of which fall into the category of cultural attractions and one is natural. Discover the ancient colosseum at El Jem, the ruins in Carthage and Dougga, and the Medinas of Tunis and Sousse.
Thanks to its strategic position at the crossroads of southern Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East, Tunisian cuisine is alive with heat, spice, and magical combinations. the country's unique fusion of ancient Berber, Roman, and Ottoman recipes, along with the geographic influence, has created a cuisine with such depth and diversity.
Moroccan cuisine as we know it today is a mix of many different cuisines. The native Berber cuisine is known for such iconic dishes as couscous and tajine (considered to be the national dish, tajine is cooked in distinct earthen pots and can be enjoyed vegetarian-style or cooked with a wide variety of meats).
Tunisia is one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. The North African country boasts 713 miles of coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, and many of these cities along the coast are thriving ports and others are bustling seaside resorts. You may have experienced Spain and Italy, but you haven't lived until you've sunned yourself on the shores of Tunisia.
The Moroccan coast stretches on for 1,140 miles, and is home to some of the best surfing and water sport opportunities in the world. Many of Morocco`s large cities and vacation destinations are situated along the coast, with Agadir being the southernmost major city on the Atlantic, and Casablanca, Rabat, and finally Tangier are positioned further up the coast.
Ceuta, located on a peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean is one of a handful of Spanish possessions on the coastline of Morocco. It offers a compact dose of fantastic architecture, impressive fortifications, interesting museums, excellent food, a relaxing maritime park and bracing nature walks. The stunning night skyline of artfully lit buildings and bursting palms will absolutely amaze you.