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Tunisia will surprise you at every turn. From the arid Sahara Desert and sun-drenched beaches to cosmopolitan cities and Berber villages, this is a land of contrasts. On the Mediterranean coast of North Africa, it’s also dotted with superb ancient ruins.
Want to make your budget stretch further? Our Tunisia Holiday Packages will help you do just that. Simply bundle your flights and hotels and save both cash and time. There are 2042 hotels starting at NZ$113 a night to choose from here. You can also add a rental car and experiences to your package. Why not book a tour of the ancient El Jem amphitheatre and tick off one of the country’s most impressive sights?
Day 1-2: Start your adventure in the capital Tunis and make the Medina your first stop. Get lost in this sprawling maze of ancient alleys filled with souks, mosques, cafes and stunning Arab-Muslim architecture. Another highlight is the National Museum of Bardo, famous for its beautiful collection of antique mosaics.
Day 3: Head to picturesque Sidi Bou Said and be dazzled by its Greek-style white and blue buildings and views of the Mediterranean Sea. Continue to the famous archaeological site of Carthage. Once the heart of a powerful empire before being destroyed by the Romans, you’ll find ruins of great buildings, villas and theatres here.
Day 4-5: Laze on beautiful sandy beaches at Sousse before finishing your trip at El Jem, home to a magnificent Roman amphitheatre that once held up to 30,000 spectators.
Attend one of northern Africa’s largest music events, the International Festival of Carthage. Held every July and August, performances are staged in the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Roman amphitheatre.
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