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  • From Tunis: Sousse and Monastir Sightseeing Tour

    1. From Tunis: Sousse and Monastir Sightseeing Tour

    Depart in the morning with a pickup from your hotel. The first stop on this sightseeing tour is the city of Monastir. See the Ribat, which is the oldest fortification built by Arab conquerors in the 8th-century. After the Ribat this tour takes you to the Bourguiba mausoleum, the final resting place of the first president of the Tunisian republic. Conclude your time in Monastir with a stroll in the marina filled with quaint shops and nice cafes. Head to Sousse to enjoy lunch at a recommended restaurant with a stunning view and culinary specialties of the Mediterranean. After your tasty lunch browse through the medina. During your time in the medina gaze at the majestic minaret of the Grand Mosque of Sousse. Visit the Dar Essid Museum. The museum is located in a palace that once belonged to a family of aristocrats. Trace the everyday lives of people living in Sousse during the 18th and 1...

  • Monastir Airport Transfer To/From Monastir

    2. Monastir Airport Transfer To/From Monastir

    Just as you arrive to Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport, your driver will greet you with a name plate and transfer you to your hotel in Monastir and Skanes. This is a private transfer which means that you will not share a car with anyone apart from your booking. The cars used for this service are less than 3 years old. Private transfers can make your stay much simpler and enjoyable. Don't go through all the stress of taking a taxi or facing long shuttle queues and make the best of your journey from the moment you arrive at Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport. The driver is experienced and will make sure that you have a smooth ride.

  • From Tunis: Overnight to Kairouan, El Jem, Monastir & Sousse

    3. From Tunis: Overnight to Kairouan, El Jem, Monastir & Sousse

    Depart Tunis for Kairouan in an air-conditioned van and explore last two 9th-century Aghlabite Basins which were among the greatest waterworks of the Middle Ages. Proceed to the 7th-century Great Okba Mosque, the oldest mosque in North Africa. Nearby is the Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), known for its minaret and beautifully tiled courtyards. Walk through the hustle and bustle of the medina (old city) and take a picture of the camel at "Bir Barrouta." Enjoy lunch on your own and free time to explore the medina.  Regroup and travel approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to El Jem and admire its monumental amphitheatre. Built in the mid-3rd-century AD, it is the largest Roman monument left in Africa, and ranks 3rd in the Empire after those of Rome and Verona. One of the last large amphitheatres built during the Roman era, its architectural design is an improvemen...

  • From Tunis: Full-Day El Jem and Monastir Tour

    4. From Tunis: Full-Day El Jem and Monastir Tour

    Depart from your centrally-located accommodation in Tunis and head to El Jem. Begin your visit with El Jem’s amphitheater, the main attraction and one of Tunisia’s most-visited sites. This monumental amphitheater, built in the mid-third century AD (230-240 AD), is the largest Roman monument left in Africa and ranks third in the Empire after those in Rome and Verona. One of the last large amphitheaters built during the Roman era, its architectural design is an improvement of that of Rome's Colosseum. Continue your tour with an authentic lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed to Monastir to visit the Ribat of Monastir, an Islamic defensive structure and the oldest ribat built by the Arab conquerors during the Muslim conquest of the Maghreb. It is also the most prominent monument in the city of Monastir. After the ribat, head to the Bourguiba Mausoleum, the final resting place of the first...

    The amphitheatre of El Djem is so well preserved, both inside and outside. The tour was amazing, lunch and the guide helped us a lot. highly recommend

  • Monastir Airport Transfer To/From Sousse

    5. Monastir Airport Transfer To/From Sousse

    Just as you arrive to Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport, your driver will greet you with a name plate and transfer you to your hotel in Sousse and Hammam Sousse. This is a private transfer which means that you will not share a car with anyone apart from your booking. The cars used for this service are less than 3 years old. Private transfers can make your stay much simpler and enjoyable. Don't go through all the stress of taking a taxi or facing long shuttle queues and make the best of your journey from the moment you arrive at Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport. The driver is experienced and will make sure that you have a smooth ride.

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What people are saying about Monastir

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4.8 / 5

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The amphitheatre of El Djem is so well preserved, both inside and outside. The tour was amazing, lunch and the guide helped us a lot. highly recommend

Interesting places and excellent support from the guide and driver. Always attentive, friendly and punctual