Tunis travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tunis

Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and is located on the southern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a compact city, with a population of less than 700,000, and is easily explored on foot. The city has many ancient buildings and a captivating mix of North African and French architecture.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Tunis

When to Visit Tunis

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Tunis has a hot Mediterranean climate and summer temperatures can top 116 degrees Fahrenheit. Late fall through to early spring may be more comfortable for visitors.

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How to Get to Tunis

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Where to Stay in Tunis

The Grand Hotel de France on Rue Hannibal has good, clean rooms at decent prices, while Dar El Medina is a luxury hotel right in the center of the medina.

Popular Neighborhoods in Tunis

Where to stay in popular areas of Tunis

Most booked hotels in Tunis

How to Get Around Tunis

The Cost of Living in Tunis

Shopping Streets

The souq in the medina is the most exciting place to shop for local goods, where you can buy anything from spice to electronics.

Groceries and Other

Tunis has a couple of French supermarkets in Carrefour and Monoprix. A quart of will cost around TND1.13 and a loaf of bread just TND0.32.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
S$ 2.99
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
S$ 67.48
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
S$ 0.28
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
S$ 0.98

Where to Eat in Tunis

Atlas le Resto serves good local food, such as iftar and fish soup, from TND9.50. Dar el Jeld serves more upmarket Tunisian food in a beautiful covered courtyard, with mains from TND20.