Cap Bon: Day Trip from Tunis

Tour Number

Activity Level

443199


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), Spanish (basic), German (fluent), Arabic (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Cap Bon: its splendid landscapes and sites


A full day tour from Tunis (or Hammamet) to see the splendid landscapes, coastlines and sites of the 80 km long peninsula of Cap Bon. Recommended between May to early October, so that you may swim at one of the beautiful coves and sandy beaches. Possible swim stops are marked (*). Visits include:
Soliman: a small town settled by Andalusian refugees in the 17th century
Korbous: in a deep ravine, the site of the thermal springs & Roman spa of Aquauae Calideae Carpitanae
El Haouaria: the caves and Carthaginian stone quarries (from the outside, the quarries are closed for visits) (*)
Kerkouane: the largest Carthaginian site in Tunisia & a UNESCO World Heritage Site (CLOSED MONDAYS)
Kelibia (ancient Clupea): visit the pretty fishing village, the port, the 16th c. fortress perched on a 150m high promontory, the white sand beaches (*)
Lunch at a lovely restaurant right on the sea, at nearby El Mansoura. (*)
Option to visit EITHER Nabeul (the central market and ceramic / tile shops) OR Hammamet (the medina)

Itinerary

Departing from Tunis, our stops include: (*) indicate swimming opportunities
Soliman: a small town settled by Andalusian refugees in the 17th century
Korbous: in a deep ravine, the site of the thermal springs & Roman spa of Aquauae Calideae Carpitanae
El Haouaria: the caves and Carthaginian stone quarries (from the outside, the quarries are closed for visits) (*)
Kerkouane: the largest Carthaginian site in Tunisia & a UNESCO World Heritage Site (CLOSED MONDAYS)
Kelibia (ancient Clupea): visit the pretty fishing village, the port, the 16th c. fortress perched on a 150m high promontory, the white sand beaches (*)
Lunch at a lovely restaurant right on the sea, at nearby El Mansoura. (*)
Option to visit EITHER the main market area of Nabeul (known for ceramic & tile production) OR Hammamet (the medina) - please let me know your preference.
Return to your hotel in Tunis or environs (or Hammamet).

If it is summer, bring your swimsuit and a towel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel or residence, in Tunis, Sidi Bou Said or Hammamet

End location: Pick up at your hotel or residence, in Tunis, Sidi Bou Said or Hammamet

Duration: 9 hours

Approximately 8:00 to 18:00 - depending on traffic in Tunis, and if you wish to swim.

Transportation

Rental car in new condition - Renault Symbol or similar. Fits 3 adults comfortably, or 3 adults + 1 child.

What’s Included

Guiding & Driving services for the duration
Transportation (rental vehicle in new condition - Renault Symbol or similar, gas, tolls, parking
Pick up and drop off at your hotel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4060 Tunisian Dinars - Lunch at El Mansour (depends on what you choose to eat), beverages, entrance tickets & photo fees to sites and museums

What’s Extra

Entrance tickets & photos fees to sites and museums
Lunch
Beverages
Any personal expenses

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Moez S.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/CapBon-DayTour

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