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In the footsteps of UNESCO sites

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Embark on the “In the Footsteps of UNESCO Sites” Tour in Tunisia, and delve into a realm filled with cultural treasures. Immerse yourself in a landscape steeped in history, where echoes of ancient civilizations resonate through time. On our Tunisian travel agency website, you’ll find the gateway to an enchanting odyssey through Tunisia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Get ready to be captivated as you explore these extraordinary destinations, witnessing humanity’s enduring legacy.

Discovering Tunisia’s UNESCO Tapestry

Begin your journey at the fabled archaeological site of Carthage. Here, remnants of the once-mighty Phoenician empire emerge from the ground, narrating stories of conquest and trade that shaped the ancient Mediterranean realm. Lose yourself in the intricate alleys of the Medina of Tunis—a UNESCO-recognized treasure trove brimming with vibrant culture. Here, traditional craftsmanship harmoniously coexists with architectural grandeur.

A Voyage of Exploration

Venture deeper into Tunisia’s heartland and uncover the awe-inspiring Roman ruins of Dougga—an open-air museum celebrating ancient grandeur. Stand in awe before remarkably preserved amphitheaters, temples, and intricate mosaics that provide insights into the daily lives of Roman inhabitants. The sacred city of Kairouan beckons, inviting you to traverse its narrow lanes and marvel at the Great Mosque—an Islamic architectural masterpiece, a testament to the region’s profound spiritual heritage.

Journey Through Time and Terrain

As your journey hugs the coastline, Sousse reveals its historical marvels. Encircled by formidable fortress walls, its Medina ushers you into the past, where Arab, Berber, and European influences blend to create a captivating cultural mosaic. Your route leads you to Matmata, a troglodyte village nestled in arid landscapes, renowned for its celestial subterranean dwellings—a place where tradition thrives and iconic sci-fi films have left their mark.

A Diverse Heritage and Natural Kaleidoscope

From the sun-drenched Medina of Mahdia, with its tranquil turquoise waters, to the sublime landscapes of Ichkeul National Park—where diverse ecosystems flourish—Tunisia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites showcase the nation’s rich legacy and natural marvels. Embark on an unforgettable voyage of discovery, where every footstep uncovers layers of history, culture, and the indomitable spirit of a land that has fascinated explorers for centuries.

Monuments Resonating Through Time

Visit these monuments one by one, starting in Tunis to explore its old medina and the archaeological site of Carthage. Continue your expedition through Dougga, journey via Lake Ichkeul, and proceed to Kairouan, El Jem, and Kerkouane—a rich tapestry of experiences that tell Tunisia’s extraordinary story.

NB : This tour is based on at least 3 people.

About the Unesco Sites Tour

Duration : 9 days
Departure Time : 8:30 a.m
Pick up : All Tunisia (our team picks you up wherever you are in Tunisia)
Confirmation : immediate
Guide : Arabic – French – English – German – Italian
Type of transport : Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
This Tour is approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office

Good to Know

  • Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen, sunglasses, swimsuit and towel.
  • It is better to wear sneakers to walk in the sand
  • Tunisian cuisine is quite spicy, if you don’t eat spicy, please let us know.
  • If you have any food allergies, please let us know.
  • The camel ride in the dunes lasts 1 hour and costs around 10 euros per person
  • The quad ride takes about 40 minutes and costs about 30 euros per person.
  • Do not hesitate to take pocket money if you want to buy some souvenirs (sand roses, a cheche or something else) or give tips
  • The price of drinks on site is about 3 dinars per drink (about 1 euro)

Tour itinerary

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  • Take advantage of a pick-up at your address where you are in Tunisia
  • Discover a large part of northern Tunisia
  • Visit all the UNESCO World Heritage monuments and sites in Tunisia
  • Discover the archaeological site of Carthage, the medina of Tunis and the village of Sidi Bousaid
  • Explore the ruins of Dougga and discover the Roman heritage in Tunisia
  • Get in touch with nature at Ichkeul National Park
  • Discover Kairouan, the holy city and visit its great mosque
  • Visit Sousse and Monastir and discover their monuments
  • Explore Kerkouane, Tunisia’s only non-Romanized Punic site
  • Visit the Roman amphitheater of El Jem
  • Possibility to customize the circuit according to your desires.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
3 3 or 4 People Discount 3 4 10%
2 5 or 6 People Discount 5 6 15%


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Day 1: Welcome in Tunisia
Day 1: Welcome in Tunisia

Arrival, welcome at the airport by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Free day and possibility of free ride.

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 2: The Medina of Tunis
Day 2: The Medina of Tunis

After breakfast you will have time to stroll through the alleys of the old medina of Tunis, the first site listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A guided walk under the explanations of your guide concerning the medresas, the mosque and the other monuments.

After the meal you will visit the famous Bardo Museum: the 2nd most important museum in the world for its collection of mosaics, after that of Cairo.

Total route: 9 km/ 30 min.
Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 3: The ruins of Carthage
Day 3: The ruins of Carthage

Dominated by the hill of Byrsa, this site rich in ruins and ancient vestiges deserves a whole day of visit.

After the meal, a walk in the alleys of Sidi Bousaid remains essential with a good tea at the coffee of the delights to digest.

Total route: 40 km / 1 hour
Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 4: Ichkeul and Testour the Andalusian city
Day 4: Ichkeul and Testour the Andalusian city

We will leave Tunis to head towards the famous archaeological site of Utica. We will continue to Bizerte where we will visit its old port, its medina and we will enjoy a good grilled fish bought at the local market.

We will then head to Ichkeul, the national park where the mountain and the lake make the park a unique site in the world.

Departure to the site of Dougga via Testour, the Andalusian city par excellence where we will visit its famous mosque. Installed at the top of the minaret, a clock, whose particularity lies in its hands which turn in the opposite direction and the figures which are placed there upside down.

Total route: 160 km / 3H

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 5: The ruins of Dougga
Day 5: The ruins of Dougga

After breakfast, departure to the archaeological site of Dougga. This site is perched on the top of a hill at an altitude of 571 m and dominates the fertile valley of Wadi Khalled. Before the annexation of Numidia by Rome, Thugga had more than six centuries of history and was, in all likelihood, the first capital of the Numidian kingdom. The impressive ruins that are visible today give an idea of the resources available to a Romanized Numidian city.

Lunch and departure to Kairouan, the holy city of Tunisia and the Aghlabid city par excellence where we will spend the night.

Journey: 2h45min, 167km

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 6: Kairouan, the holy city
Day 6: Kairouan, the holy city

After breakfast, departure and visit of the city of Kairouan, starting with the great Okba Ibn Nafaa mosque.

Visit of the Aghlabid basins: the image of majestic hydraulic installations, considered to be the most important of the Middle Ages.

Continuation to the “Sidi Sahbi” mausoleum, one of the most revered places in Kairouan.

Free afternoon to stroll through the marvelous medina and visit its authentic alleys.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Route: 40 min, 6km

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 7: The Roman amphitheater of El Jem
Day 7: The Roman amphitheater of El Jem

The visit will begin with the Colosseum of El Jem, the second most important Colosseum after that of Rome without forgetting its famous museum.

After the meal departure to Sousse to visit its magnificent medina which is part of the UNESCO heritage.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Journey: 2h30min, 160km

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 8: The Punic site of Kerkouane
Day 8: The Punic site of Kerkouane

Departure to Cap Bon crossing Nabeul, capital of pottery in Tunisia. Arrival in Kerkouan and visit of the site considered the only intact Punic site.

Continue to Haouaria to visit its famous Punic caves.

Departure to Tunis and night

Journey: 5h20min, 320km

Accommodation : 4* Hotel with half board

Day 9: End of the breakaway
Day 9: End of the breakaway

A free day according to your flight schedules. Transfer to the airport and end of our services.

Looking forward to seeing you again in Tunisia for another getaway.

Journey: 5h20min, 320km


  • Reception and airport transfers
  • Accommodation in a double room in 4*/5* category hotels or in guest houses
  • Full board throughout the circuit (except in Tunis)
  • Accommodation with breakfast in Tunis
  • The provision of a privatized 4×4 throughout the circuit
  • The services of a guide approved by the Tourist Office
  • The services of a driver approved by the Tourist Office
  • Our 24/7 support
  • Flights
  • Cancellation and repatriation insurance
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Optional activities and walks
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums
  • Tips for guide and driver


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