Flights Lyon - Tunis
From Oct 27, 2020
to Nov 10, 2020
Tunis, between traditional and modern monuments!
If Tunis is so appreciated, it is certainly because the city is famous for its craft markets, its fishing port and its fortress of the 16th century!
A meeting in the economic and commercial capital of Tunisia? A visit among the remains of the archaeological site of Carthage? A mint tea on the terrace of a typical Sidi Bou Said café? Discovery stays or business trips: less than two hours by flight from Lyon-Saint Exupéry, Tunis fulfills all your desires.
Useful information about Tunis
Walking in a Sea of Salt
Chott el-Jérid is an immense salt desert of more than 5,000 square kilometres located in the middle of the country. It is an impressive natural depression that you drive through, pursuing the many mirages that rise above its salt crust ... Enchanting!
Taking a Broth of Culture in Bardo
A showcase of a Tunisian culture as abounding as it is ancient, the most important African museum after the one in Cairo brings together an impressive collection of objects that tell the story of more than 3,000 years of history. It is the promise of a tremendous journey through time, embellished with the discovery of the most beautiful mosaics on the planet.
Having a Mint Tea in Sibi Bou Saïd
Its enchanted decor has long been immortalized by the artists. This small blue and white paradise overlooking the Gulf of Tunis is named after a saint (Sidi Bou Saïd) and is located in the suburbs of the Tunisian capital, in the northeast, not far from the archaeological site of Carthage. While there, be sure to visit its famous Café des Délices.
Getting Lost in the Corners of its Medina
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage since 1979, the Medina of Tunis is one of the most beautiful in the Arab world. You enter this secular labyrinth of alleys, souks and corridors through the Bab el Bahr (Gate of the Sea) door and make your way to the Great Jemaa es Zitouna Mosque, the biggest of Tunisia after the one in Kairouan.
Going Back to Carthage
The ruins of the ancient city of Carthage, a Punic city that was turned into the Roman capital, are not dormant. In the suburbs of the Tunisian capital, the archaeological site welcomes throughout major events in its ancient theatre the year. It offers a great opportunity to combine travel through the past and cultural immersion.