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Tunis: History of Tunisia Tour

Tunis: History of Tunisia Tour

From US$ 122.06 per person

Enjoy a full-day tour to the amazing sites at Carthage, the Palace Nejma Ezahra, and Dar Alia. You will later also visit the Bardo Museum, which is home to an impressive collection of Roman mosaics.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Pickup included
Your accommodation in Tunis, Gammarth, Sidi Bou Said, or La Marsa.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the incredible archaeological ruins of Carthage
  • Tour the Bardo Museum
  • Encounter the Palace Nejma Ezahra
Full description
After being collected from your Tunis accommodation, you'll make your way to Carthage where you will to discover the ruins and and visit the American cemetery. You'll wander through a few acres of grass, discovering flowers and a wide variety of century-old trees that are the resting place of the 3,000 soldiers who gave their lives during World War II. Your tour then moves on to Sidi Bou Said to explore the beauty of the blue and white city. There you can enjoy the strikingly white houses built in a typical architectural style, as well as the winding alleys. Next up, explore the Nejma Ezahra Palace, which is the sumptuous residence that Baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger built at the beginning of the 20th century in between painting and playing musical instruments. It is a masterpiece in the true sense of the word. Following palace you will visit Dar Alaïa. At the peak of the hill of the mythical village of Sidi Bou Saïd, it is an exhibition-tribute to the great Tunisian couturier Ezzedine Alai. Following lunch, visit the Bardo Museum, which is famous especially for its collection of Roman mosaics which are considered the largest and the richest around the globe. You'll finally depart to the Medina of Tunis. At the heart of the Medina lies the second-oldest mosque in Africa, the Zitouna Mosquée. Expanding over an area of 5,000 square meters, it is a masterpiece of architecture and the ultimate expression of Tunisian architecture. Once having finished exploring the mosque, you will be returned to your accommodation in Tunis.
Includes
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned car with a driver
  • Guide throughout the whole excursion
  • Lunch in local a restaurant in Kairouan
  • Entrances fees
  • Water throughout the excursion
  • Gratuities for the guide and driver
  • Other expenses not cited in the program
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

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