If we know much more about Tunisia thanks to its beaches, seaside resorts, desert and archaeological sites, then the country is full of unusual places unknown to tourists and worth visiting.
We have selected five pleasant places to visit to experience new experiences from the north to the south of Tunisia.
Tunisia: Altiburos Cave in El Kef
Altiburos Cave is an atypical cultural space founded by Tunisian artist Ammar Belgic and located 40 km from El Kef, close to the Algerian border.
The artist has turned an abandoned cave near the city of Dahmani into a real place of culture and meetings. Belguith aims to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the El Kef region through this project, which was developed with the support of over 25 artists and filmmakers.
This space, which encourages alternative tourism in Tunisia, offers a real cultural circuit with a new experience of natural survival, the possibility of camping or living in rooms equipped in a cave, various sports activities in addition to the arts of residence and several arts and training workshops.
Address: Mdayna Dahmani, 7170 El Kef, Tunisia.
Archaeological site of Udna, 30 km from Tunisia.
The village of Oudna is home to one of the most beautiful and preserved wild archaeological sites in Tunisia. However, tourists who visit this place, a witness to the Roman crossing to Tunisia and located only 30 km south of the capital of Tunisia on the road to Zaghouan, are rare.
The ancient city of Uthina can be recognized by its capital, which is considered one of the largest in Africa, and the amphitheater built at the entrance on top of the hill and ranked 3rd after El Jem and Carthage. Recent restoration has focused on the preservation of the ruins, large public baths (imperial monument), aqueduct, cisterns, traces of Roman villas and several mosaics scattered throughout the site.
Address: Uthina Mornag archaeological site, Ben Arous, 2013, Tunisia.
Ken village in Sousse, Tunisia
Ken Village is a cultural, tourism and ecological space built in 1984. It is both a museum, a gallery, an arts and crafts space and a cultural place. It offers the possibility of accommodation thanks to a guest house with rooms with special architecture, built using local materials, as well as a swimming pool, bistro, restaurant and an extensive botanical area.
This space is a reconstruction of a Berber village spread over 3 hectares of land near the tourist town of Sousse. He strives to combine tradition and modernity. It regularly hosts major artistic and cultural events, as well as the opportunity to camp to commune with nature.
Address: Route de Sousse, 82 km, 4010 Bou Ficha.
Ain Dhab cave in Silian
This is a real underground journey that adventurers will have the opportunity to experience by going to the cave of Ain Dhab or the Golden Spring, located in the heart of the Jebel Serj Nature Reserve in Silian. Considered one of the most beautiful caves in Tunisia, it houses the only underground river in the country.
Speleologists and thrill-seeking visitors will especially appreciate the beautiful spectacle of natural stalactites and the many mysterious rooms to explore, such as the throne room, waterfall room, spring room or layered room, stretching 3 km in length and stocked with gourami. and stones.
Address: Jebel Serj National Park, Siliana.
The Berber village of Zammour in Matmata
Zammour is a Berber village of about 1,000 people located 600 meters above sea level in the Dahar Mountains, on the heights of Matmata. Must-see places in Zamour include Mount M’Zenzen (the highest point in the region), an underground mosque, an experimental agricultural site, ksar (singular for Xur), ruins, and the region’s spectacular mountains.
To make the village famous, an interdisciplinary festival has recently been launched that promotes fair and united tourism in Tunisia. Trekking competitions, music shows, tasting of local products, sporting events, exhibitions and meetings with local residents are provided here. The Zammour Festival usually takes place in November.
Address: Bni Hedeche Delegation, Medenine Governorate