A tour of Northern Tunisia
Date(s) - 09/30/2021
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Only a two and a half hour flight from London we travel to a different world in the northernmost country in Africa and journey across this diverse & beautiful country. We follow in the footsteps of the Romans and Carthaginians whose ancient sites lie untouched in fields abundant with wild flowers.
Tunisia has eight UNESCO World Heritage sites and we’ll visit seven of them including Carthage, the great amphitheatre of El Djem and Dougga, the best-preserved Roman small town in North Africa as well as seeing the world-famous mosaics in the Bardo Museum, described as “a jewel of Tunisian heritage”.
We see a little of the life of the people living in one of the poorer smalls towns and end our journey in the Holy City of Kairouan, one of the most celebrated cities of the Islamic world. A colourful portrayal of a country little visited on tours from the UK.
Join Jan Parsons for this illustrated talk. She was Chairman of Guildford Travel Club from 2013 – 2019. A keen photographer, her particular interest is visiting ancient and remote sites away from the tourist trail where travel, history, culture and archaeology meet.