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Sfax Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


The prosperity of Sfax, the second largest city in Tunisia and the country’s leading port, is not based around tourism. The atmosphere here is different to that of other Tunisian towns and the city has the feel of any busy, modern metropolis. It has, however, preserved its medina and its massive fortifications, where you’ll still find several beautiful palaces. In the modern part of the city, visitors can admire a number of interesting early 20C buildings, whose architecture takes its inspiration from Andalusian-Moorish buildings.

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Tourist attractions Sfax : Things to see and do

  • Dar Jallouli Recommended Recommended

    R. Sidi Ali Ennouri TN - Sfax

    The Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions is housed in the Dar Jallouli, which takes its name from the wealthy family that built the house in the 17C. This dynasty of governors made its fortune through arming ships for corsairs. Their home is a small..

  • Sfax Medina Interesting

    R. Sidi Ali Ennouri TN - Sfax

    Following the traditional layout of medinas, the Great Mosque dominates the centre of the medina in Sfax. The souks, largely unaffected by tourism and frequented by locals, are dotted around the mosque. Situated slightly away from the medina, the res..

  • The Kerkennah archipelago, which consists mainly of the Chergui and Gharbi islands, lies off the Tunisian coast near Sfax and is the perfect place in which to laze on the beach. Barely higher than sea level, these long sandbanks can be identified onl..

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  • Hotel Naher El Founoun

    Route de Téniour, km 3 - 3041 Sfax - Tunisie TN - 3041 Sfax

    Offering a restaurant, Hotel Naher El Founoun is located in Sfax. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. Private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower. You can enjoy city view from the room..

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