Tunis-Carthage

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Tour Number

Activity Level

31354


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent), Arabic (fluent)

people and culture


Founded by phoenician settlers from tyre , Carthage was the most important economic power in the North Afican Coast, stretching from Iberia to the Black Sea. The Phoenicians controlled Cyprus, Sardinia, Corsica, the Balearic Islands, and a part of Sicily
The Carthaginians' defeated the Greeks in Sicily but Carthage was destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. Hannibal Barca, the famous General of Carthage who crossed the Alps to fight the Romans, took poison to avoid capture
The Romans built a new city on the same land then Carthago became a center of early Christianity
The city and the other centers were captured in the 5th century by the Vandals, who defeated the Byzantines and made the city their capital.
In the 7th AD the Arabs destroyed Roman Carthage and make Tunis the capital of their new state
THE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE OF CARTHAGE IS INSCRIBED IN THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LIST

Itinerary

Departure to Carthage to visit the remains of the Roman Baths and the Roman villas .
Departure to Tunis to visit the old Arabic city

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Near the port of La goulette(for cruises)
The airport of Tunis-Carthage+hotel

End location: The same

Duration: 5 hours

What’s Included

The price includes tikets, transport guide service and driver service

A Recent Review of this tour

Jamel was great to work with and very informative. I would recommend doing research before you arrive in Tunis so you know exactly what you want to see. He will custom build your trip based upon what you want.
JayScott Freedman

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