Program idea Tunisia
After lunch, departure with professional guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Site City of Carthage: Set up in 814 B.C and Rome’s biggest rival, where we can find one of the best historic sites in the western Mediterranean. This wealthy little town is built over the remains of one of the most glorious cities of Antiquity, founded by the Phoenicians in the ninth century BC, destroyed and then rebuilt by the Romans to become one of the most brilliant provincial capitals of their empire.
At arrival two men with roman dress welcoming the guests at Carthage
Visit of the Carthage museum and Byrsa hill: an archaeological site where one can see both Punic houses and the reconstruction work undertaken by the Romans as well as an extremely interesting museum.
Visit the Saint Luis Cathedral Acropolium., visit the the Roman theatre of Carthage and visit of the Antonin Baths: a very impressive site for its dimensions even though only the basement and a few columns of this enormous Roman building now remain.
After departure to Treasure Hunt in Sidi Bou Said
Sidi Bou Said: a truly magnificent village to be found with its Moorish white house’s sitting high on the hill in privileged harmony and hunt treasure in the village.
The treasure hunt will bring you to Dar Annabi (a palace recently converted to a museum), Nejma Zahra (The Mediterranean Music Centre located in this Moorish Palace which used to be the belonging of the Baron d’ Erlanger), The Fountain (water of this source is supposed to have therapeutic virtues), The Café des Natte (a famous traditional coffee shop), The Cathedral, The Selt Shop, The Cemetery, etc, etc…to end with some relaxing time in the famous “Café Sidi Chabaane” or “Café des Nattes” (with very nice sea view) for mint tea and Tunisia pastries.