Perfect for a short break, Tunis is a place where old and new live in perfect harmony.
A constantly changing town steeped in history, where past and present are perfectly intertwined; Tunis is bound to win you over with its Mediterranean charm. Tunis is a capital made up of three "towns-within-a-town": the historic core, or Medina; the "European" town, which was constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century and which was constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century and which today forms the city centre; and a belt of rapidly developing districts which are pushing out the boundaries of the city and giving it a modern feel.
Perfect for a short break, Tunis is a place where old and new live in perfect harmony. Domes and minarets, broad boulevards lined with cafes, flower stalls and elegant shops mix together in this cosmopolitan city. Inside the vast labyrinth UNESCO World Heritage Site Medina with its numerous mosques, old palaces, artistic and cultural centres you'll find life unchanged and where traders in the souks go about their business as they have done for hundreds of years. You can barter for silver filigree jewellery, hand-woven carpets, perfume, spices and leather goods. In the Avenue Habib Bourguiba the elegant buildings have been restored to their former glory and here you will find a shaded boulevard containing flower stalls, modern shops, shoeshine men and newspaper sellers.
The Great Zitouna Mosque open to tourists every morning except Fridays, Dar Ben Abdallah an 18th century palace, which now houses the Museum of Popular Art and Tradition, Hammouda Pasha Mosque - a delicately decorated octagonal minaret. A short drive away from the medina by taki or tram is the fabulous Bardo Museum, located in a 19th century palace which houses one of the finest collections of Roman mosaics in the world. Relax in the friendly atmosphere of the Parc du Belvedere and its zoological garden.
For a real taste of Tunisia do try one of the lovely high quality traditional restaurants in the medina like the Dar El Jeld or sip mint tea in a Moorish cafe.
Catch the inexpensive electric train to the historic site of Carthage or the picture postcard village of Sidi Bou Said. A little further away you can visit the beautiful Roman site of Dougga or the old port in Bizerte.
Located just ten minutes away from the centre of Tunis is the compact 18 hole Golf de Carthage course (4524 metres) where a great deal of accuracy is required to achieve par for the course which is 66. 20 minutes from central Tunis and facing The Residence Tunis is the 18-hole, par 72 (6451 metres), Residence Golf course, boasting an idyllic setting, between the sea and a salt lake. Tee-off times can be pre-booked with Tunisia First in advance of your holiday.
With nine championship golf courses enjoyed by professionals and amateurs alike, Tunisia is fast becoming a Mecca for golfers.
Affordable green fees, tuition, and equipment hire accompanied by value-for-money and luxurious accommodation makes Tunisia the best value in the Mediterranean for golfing holidays.
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