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Roman heritage in Tunisia

8 days from £1,560pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Wander the bustling medina and souqs of Tunis.

  • Relax in picturesque Sidi Bou Said.

  • Visit the spectacular amphitheatre at El Jem.

  • Sample Roman history in Dougga, Sbeitla and Bulla Regia.

  • Take in the atmosphere of historical Carthage.

  • Explore Kairouan, one of Islam's holiest cities.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Tunis
  • Le Kef
  • Kairouan
  • Sidi Bou Said

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Tunis

Day 1 Tunis

International outbound flight , Tunis

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Tunis. Upon arrival into Tunis Airport you'll be met and driven to your hotel.

Day 2 Tunis

Day 2 Tunis

Tunis

The day starts with a morning excursion of Tunis medina with your English speaking guide. After a stop for lunch you will be collected by your driver and taken to the Bardo Museum, for a guided afternoon visit before heading off to nearby Carthage.

Day 3 Le Kef

Day 3 Le Kef

Tunis , Le Kef

After breakfast you'll be picked up for the journey west to Le Kef. You will stop along the way and visit the fascinating Roman sights at Thuburbo Majus and Dougga.

Accommodation

Day 4 Kairouan

Day 4 Kairouan

Le Kef , Kairouan

Your driver will collect you this morning as you head off to Kairouan, where you will get the chance to stop off at Elles Tombs and Maktar along the way. You have the next two nights in Kairouan.

Day 5 Kairouan

Day 5 Kairouan

Kairouan

Two extraordinary excursions today, beginning with a tour of Kairouan, including the awesome Great Mosque. After lunch, it's on to the spectacular Roman amphitheatre of El Jem, probably the most famous single sight in Tunisia.

Day 6 Sidi Bou Said

Day 6 Sidi Bou Said

Kairouan , Sidi Bou Said

Today's drive to Sidi Bou Said takes around two and a half hours, broken up with a stop at the small village of Takrouna, which has an intriguing story from World War II. In laid back Sidi Bou Said you'll stay for two nights in a boutique hotel.

Accommodation

Day 7 Sidi Bou Said

Day 7 Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

You have today at leisure in Sidi Bou Said to relax at your hotel or enjoy exploring this charming coastal town.

Accommodation

Day 8 International return flight

Day 8 International return flight

Sidi Bou Said , International return flight

After breakfast you will be transferred to Tunis Airport in time for your flight home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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