Situated in northern Africa, Tunisia is bordered by Algeria on the west and Libya on the southeast and by the Mediterranean Sea on the north, where it has a coastline of 1,148 kilometres.
Tunisia has a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild winters. Spring-time temperatures are comfortably warm between mid March and mid May.
The finest museum in the country, the Bardo museum is home to a superlative collection of mosaics and has a comprehensive range of other finds from Tunisia's many ancient sites.
Chott El Jerid
Experience the ghostly series of lakes that stretch into Algeria. In summer, the surface is dry and blisters in the heat, while in winter the lakes flood with water.
These extremely well preservered Roman ruins were once a hilltop city which had a population of up to 10,000.
Arabic, Shilha, French
2 hours 30 minutes