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Great Places To See On Your Holidays In Tunisia

May 19, 2008
Tunisia is a popular family holiday destination with many families choosing to rent holiday home accommodation. There is a good selection of holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments to choose from when on holiday in Tunisia.

Tunisia is a North African Country that is situated on the Mediterranean coast. It shares its borders with Libya to the south east and Algeria to the west. This country has forty percent of its total land covered by the Sahara Desert. Tunisia is also known as a tourist paradise as you can visit this country in any season.

The thing that appeals to tourists the most in Tunisia is the perfect combination of the sandy beaches and the crystal clear sea water. Tunisia is a great location for swimming and other water sports like surfing, underwater diving, scuba diving and sailing. In the southern resort areas you can stay in holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments and enjoy these water sports for most of the year. Tunisia is also popular for tourists who like to hike, horse ride and play tennis.

Hammamet is famous for its markets where you can purchase souvenirs to take back home with you. Things are very cheap and you can pick up some real bargains. Hammamet is popular with holiday makers staying in self catering holiday apartments. It has many good restaurants and bars and allows you to experience the taste of African food. It also has a vibrant night life and is popular with the younger generations staying in holiday apartments.

If you want to get familiar with the culture and the history of Tunisia then you can visit Tunis on your holidays. It is famous for its Bardo Museum where you can see first hand the history and culture of Tunisia. You can also visit the Medina of Tunis which is the oldest part of the city. It was build in the twelfth century and is the perfect place to get a true feel of the history of the country. Tourbet El Bey Mausoleum is one of the best landmarks of the city.

Many tourists visit Djerba as it has museums, a great night life and is well known for its hospitality. This part of Tunisia is popular with holiday makers staying in holiday apartments. Many tourists during their stay in Djerba visit the El Ghriba Synagogue. The Guellala Museum is also a famous site of the city home to a fine collection of local pottery and its round observation tower is an ideal place to see sunset. If you love wildlife then you must visit Djerba Explore. This is a local wildlife park that is home to many species of animals and birds.

No holiday to Tunisia is complete without a visit to Sousse city. This city has Medina of Sousses. It is the most popular mosque in the whole Tunisia. Many tourists come from around the world to visit this holy place.

In recent years Tunisia has become very popular with holiday makers booking a family holiday in holiday home accommodation. It now has a good selection of holiday villas to rent as holiday homes. Many families come to Tunisia and stay in one of the many self catering holiday apartments.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday villas in Tunisia have a look at Holiday Villas in Tunisia
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