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Tunisie, région du Jérid, Gouvernorat de Tozeur, Nefta, marabout
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With its numerous mosques and a hundred or so marabouts, the renowned Sufi site of Nefta is considered the second holiest town in Tunisia. Its oasis, fed by springs in a cirque known as the Corbeille de Nefta, is incredibly luxuriant, but is more modest than that of Tozeur, situated around 20km away. The town is a little less touristy than its neighbour and has preserved its medina, in which a number of traditional old residences are hidden.

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  • Although the Nefta oasis is not as large as its neighbour Tozeur, it is still strikingly luxuriant. The oasis is fed by numerous springs which bubble up in a huge cirque in the northern part of the oasis, known as the Corbeille de Nefta (Nefta Gulley..

  • Dar Houidi Interesting

    TN - Nefta

    Built in the mid 17C, Dar Houidi is a traditional residence which has been carefully restored by the descendent of a wealthy family from Nefta. The rooms open to the public are arranged around a courtyard with façades ornamented with terracotta openw..

  • Star Wars Set

    TN - Nefta

    George Lucas, the director of Star Wars, visited the region around Nefta in 1976 to film the external scenes for Episode IV, A New Hope. It was for the film The Phantom Menace (second trilogy) that the village where the character Anakin Skywalker gre..

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  • Thermal Oasis Hotel & Spa

    Bp 92 TN - 2240 Nefta

    Thermal Oasis Hotel & Spa overlooks an oasis in Nefta, just 25 kilometres from Tozeur-Nefta airport. It features a large outdoor swimming pool, a thermal hammam and a hot tub. All the rooms at Thermal Oasis are air-conditioned and have a TV with sat..

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