As a result of the Third Punic War, Carthage was destroyed and became part of the Roman Empire. Then it was conquered by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian, by the Arabs, was part of the Ottoman Empire and the French colony.
This land has the greatest history that influenced the local culture. There is a print of Islam, the romance of the Arabian tales, elements of French cuisine and thalassotherapy, bringing to Tunisia from France. Last greatly increases the flow of tourists, especially women. Simplicity of local hotels is compensated by high-class thalassotherapy centers. Therefore, beach vacation here very successfully combined with the recovery of the body.
Among the attractions of Tunisia in the first place, of course, should see Carthage. Today it is a prestigious suburb of the capital, where the summer residence of the president. Baths of Antoninus Pius, the National Museum of Carthage, Cathedral of St. Louis are the attractions of the ancient city.
The gateway to the Sahara Douz called Tunisians. Here, open expanses of primeval life and alien landscapes. It is no coincidence in this background filmed episodes of "Star Wars." In Duse sleep tourists who went to a two-day sightseeing tour of the country, the most popular tour in Tunisia. It includes a visit to the Sahara desert with a three-hour trip by jeep, the Roman amphitheater in El-Jem, settlements Berber troglodyte in Matmata, once the sacred capital of Tunisia - Kairouan.
Roman city of Dougga welcomes guests majestic ruins, the temple of the goddess Juno Celeste, baths, triumphal arch, the remnants of an amphitheater.
Most comfortable while visiting Tunisia in the offseason - from September to November and March to June.