Terrific Tunis: The Tunisian City with Plenty to See, Do, and Explore!

Tunis mosque
Oasis in Tunis, Africa
Oasis in Tunis, Africa

Its skyline is a mix of contemporary office blocks and some of the most iconic historic buildings in northern Africa; it’s this fusion of ‘old’ and ‘new’ which makes the Mediterranean metropolis one of the best places to visit in Tunisia. With a population of 2.4 million people, Tunis might sound like an enormous urban sprawl to those who have never visited. However, the city centre is remarkably compact. In fact, visitors will be able to explore the old town – famous for its mosques, museums, and galleries – by foot.

Getting there

There are multiple airlines offering connecting flights to Tunis from the UK, however we recommend flying with Tunisair as they offer non-stop flights. Some of the cheapest airports to fly from are London based, with London Heathrow offering both low cost and non-stop flights. If you’re flying from London Heathrow, there are many options available for airport parking including Meet & Greet, Valet and Long Stay. Alternatively, an airport transfer or chauffeur service can be a cost effective alternative.

Where to eat

Tunis is a food lover’s paradise, with restaurants, bars, and food stalls throughout the city. You’ll find an eatery to suit every lifestyle and budget, many of which serve international dishes and local produce. When you’re here, make sure try authentic Tunisian cuisine, which is often full of delicious herbs and spices; the seafood in Tunis is great too. Avenue Habib Bourguiba is one of the most popular hotspots in the city to grab a bite to eat.