Sights and Adventures Not to Be Missed, Take a Private Tour of Tunis
As an introduction to the country of Tunisia, a private tour of Tunis with its sights and adventure,s that should not be missed, is the best place.
Situated slightly inland from the Gulf of Tunis in the Mediterranean Sea, Tunis sits along Lake Tunis. This is a very laid back city of two sides. The new city with its very european influences comes from the French colonials during the 19th century. It is where you have the boulevards, cafes, patisseries and promenades, the perfect place to relax and people watch.
The Old city is where you find a centuries-old Medina that is the symbolic heart and historic part of Tunis. This is a labyrinth of narrow lanes and alleys full of keyhole shaped doors, artisan workshops and souvenir shops. The alleys will always lead you, eventually, to the Great Mosque.
The people of Tunis are very easy going and nothing seems to be a problem which in turn makes you relax around them.
Top 10 Things to Do in Tunis
Take a Brilliant Sightseeing Tour to Tunisia’s Top Museum Located in Tunis, Bardo Museum
When you visit Tunis, a brilliant sightseeing tour to Tunisia’s top museum, the Bardo Museum, is highly recommended. This is a very opulent museum that is home to the world's best known mosaic collections.
Other interesting places to visit on guided tours include the ancient ruins of Carthage, the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said or La Goulette.
The cuisine in Tunisia is delicious and everyone should taste the top traditional dishes which are served in most Tunisian Restaurants. Due to the European influences, there are many restaurants serving only european dishes.
The bars, entertainment venues and nightclubs will keep you occupied till the early hours of the next day, so enjoy!
Travel Tips for Tunis
The ideal time to visit Tunis in Tunisia is during the months of April, May, September and October due to the weather being neither too hot nor too cold and perfect for going on sightseeing tours. There are fewer tourists as it is outside the school holiday range and slightly cheaper especially March and October. It is possible to visit during the other months but June to August is very hot and November to February is cool and wet.
For a capital city, Tunis is not expensive, quite the opposite, your spending money will go a long way here. It is possible to get a three-course meal in a mid-range restaurant for US$19 and that is for two people. A single meal in an inexpensive restaurant will cost around US$2. Accommodation prices vary depending on the grade of hotel or B&B you want. Local transport and taxis are cheap and check around for the best price for sightseeing tours.
Do your research about Tunisia and the city you intend to travel to. Many resorts are all inclusive but always get that confirmed in booking receipt. Should you wish to do sightseeing tours, it is advisable to pre book these in advance especially if you are going in peak season. When in Tunis during the hot months be sure to apply sunscreen regularly and drink lots of water. When on sightseeing tours to ruins it is a good idea to wear a hat/cap
Tunis has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate. August is normally the hottest month of the year with average temperatures of 27 degrees Celsius. The coldest weather of the year is usually during January when its temperatures are averaging 12 degrees Celsius. The wettest month is December. The best time to go on sightseeing tours, weather wise, is April, May, October and November when temperatures average 15 degrees Celsius.