Things to see and do - Nefta
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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.
Tourist attractions Nefta : Things to see and do
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..
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..
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..