Tunisia is a small country situated between Africa and Europe. The country shares its borders with Algeria on the east, Libya in the west and Italy to the north and SE Africa to the south. Tunisia has a population of just over 20 million people and is predominantly Arab, making it one of the most Arab countries in the world. In addition, Tunisia is also considered one of the most diverse countries in the Mediterranean region, being home to Gypsies, Libyans and Arabs from all over the world.
Tunisia is home to many attractions for tourists. Some of the most popular attractions are the Tunisia beach resorts, which are scattered across the country. These resorts offer a variety of accommodations and activities for tourists of all ages. Many of these resorts are located along the coast, so the tourist can view the coast either from the shore or from a distance. Some of the most popular beach resorts are Sidi Mohammed, Ait Benhaddou, Maelen, Maestet Guegen and Soufriere.
For those who want to experience a different type of vacation, then you should definitely consider going to the country’s countryside. Tunisia has an area of approximately two hundred and fifty kilometers that is considered rural and it is where much of the country’s rich history is found. Some of the popular places of interest for tourists in the countryside of Tunisia are Fes and Essaouria where historical monuments such as the Idol of St. Lazarus can be seen and a large number of relics can be explored.
A popular attraction for tourists traveling to Tunisia is the Atlas Mountains. This mountain range is located in the northeast part of the country and runs for nearly seven kilometers. It rises dramatically from the northern country’s dessert and it is composed of peaks that are between seven to eleven thousand meters. The mountains provide a wonderful view of the landscape of Tunisia as well as providing some amazing hiking paths that lead hikers through lush vegetation and steep slopes.
For those who are interested in a more exotic vacation, then an Island resort is a popular choice for them. These resorts are found all throughout Tunisia and they serve a variety of functions for both tourists and locals. Some of these resorts are specifically designed to cater to honeymooners while others offer activities for the entire family. They are typically located on the beach and are surrounded by turquoise waters, clean white sand, jade-colored waters, palm trees, and green vegetation. Most of these resorts are privately owned by foreigners or local nationals of the country.
Tunisia’s cuisine also offers guests a wide variety of dishes to sample including the country’s famous yogurt that comes in two varieties: cashew and Asian. The country’s national dish, Fes, is made of fish and is spiced with garlic, onions, and Rosemary. It is typically served with rice and tomatoes. Tunisia is also home to a number of national dishes that can be found all throughout the country such as the Sidi Aaboul-Ben Ayed Ben Jeloud, lamb stew with rice and beans, rice salad with tomatoes and eggplant, the Zalit, which is unleavened bread made with unleavened bread dough, and the traditional dish of beef tartare.