Top 10 Things to Do in Tunis

Often overlooked by visitors on their way to Tunisia’s other top places to visit, Tunis is worth a few days to explore.

Here is a list of the top 10 things to do in Tunis:

10. Admire the monumental Bab el Bahr, or Porte de France, the arch that separates French Tunis from the medina

8. Go to the beaches north of Tunis for a day in the sun

7. Peek inside the stunning Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul and visit the Zitouna Mosque, the largest mosque in Tunisia

6. Visit the beautifully renovated National Theater in Tunis

9. Wander through the streets of the old French city and then visit the winding heart of the medina to see the contrast in styles

5. Have tea at one of the many cafes that line Avenue Habib Bourguiba

4. Take a day trip to Sidi Bou Said, a beautiful blue and white coastal tow

3. Meander through the souks in the heart of Tunis to pick up some souvenirs

2. Take the TGM train to Carthage and spend a day visiting the ruins of the once-great city

1. Visit the excellent Bardo Museum to see some of the most well preserved Roman mosaics in the world