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Sousse

In brief

  • overgrown with olive groves
  • long beach with delicate sand
  • perfectly maintained golf courses
  • "port-garden", that is El Kantaoui yacht marina
  • rich history and tourist attractions

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Hotel Marhaba Salem Hotel Marhaba Salem Tunisia / Sousse

-25% 511 Gbp
383Gbp
  • family holidayin the tourist part of Sousselarge swimming pool complexrenovated roomsInternet in rooms
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel Marhaba Royal Salem Hotel Marhaba Royal Salem Tunisia / Sousse

-24% 511 Gbp
388Gbp
  • family holiday
  • possibility of using the swimming pool infrastructure of 2 hotels
  • rich all inclusive offer
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel Sousse City & Beach Hotel Sousse City & Beach Tunisia / Sousse

-13% 450 Gbp
388Gbp
  • in Mediterranean style
  • 2 swimming pools, including 1 with slides
  • close to the centre of Sousse
  • rich all inclusive formula
  • All inclusive
  • Last minute

Hotel Le Soleil Abou Sofiane Hotel Le Soleil Abou Sofiane Tunisia / Sousse

-20% 522 Gbp
413Gbp
  • ideal place for an active family holiday
  • 2 swimming pools, including indoor swimming pool and paddling pools for children
  • rich sports and recreation offer
  • animations for the whole family
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel Marhaba Palace Sousse Hotel Marhaba Palace Sousse Tunisia / Sousse

-24% 553 Gbp
417Gbp
  • family holiday
  • in the heart of the tourist district
  • right by a sandy beach
  • wide range of sports and recreation
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel El Ksar Resort & Thalasso (ex. LTI) Hotel El Ksar Resort & Thalasso (ex. LTI) Tunisia / Sousse

-26% 585 Gbp
430Gbp
  • recommended for families
  • 3 miniclubs, animations
  • elegant spa
  • rich all inclusive
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel Riadh Palms Hotel Riadh Palms Tunisia / Sousse

-15% 553 Gbp
469Gbp
  • romantic holiday
  • near a wide beach
  • close to attractions of Sousse
  • golf courses in the vicinity
  • All inclusive

The footprints of the rich history can be found in the city centre. The more than 2 km long and 8 m high defense walls make a huge impression. The Great Mosque, raw in architecture, looks more like a fortress and together with the neighbouring ribat - defensive monastery - shows the power and force of the city in the past. From the tower of the ribat extends a fascinating view of the medina and courtyard of the Great Mosque.

However, history and its relics are only one of the assets of this place. Sousse is also a modern city with schools, universities, production plants, the city lives off industry, also tourist. The beautiful beach above all creates conditions for tourist development, along which, beginning from Boujafaar Square in the centre, towards the north a strip of hotels has been built of varying standards. The more luxurious and expensive are situated in the "port-garden", which the yacht harbour El Kantaoui is called, where yacht and boat are anchored almost outside the windows of their owners.

We can also find a countless number of restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops here. Further north, where the hotels end, carefully maintained golf course stretch out. Along the beach there are watersport and diving centres. Those who grow tired of sport, swimming and sunbathing, can regenerate in the terrifically equipped thalassotherapy centres on the premises of the hotels. In the late evening you can go out again and have fun in pubs, clubs and discos. The well-known casino is also a tempting offer.

Pilot: Tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and during the stay, as well as registration for local trips.

Visas: Not required. Passport must be valid a minimum of 3 months from the date of return to Poland. For Tunisian citizens: a permanent residence card in Poland is required.

Hotel vouchers: are required and necessary for accommodation in the hotel. Vouchers must be collected from the representative of ITAKA travel agency at the airport where the customer begins the journey.

Flight duration: Poland-Djerba - approx. 3.5 h.

Local time: in winter time - GMT+1, in summer time - GMT

Language: Arabic, French; also English and German in tourist areas.

Voltage: 220 V, standard sockets.

Currency: Dinar (TND), 1 TND = approx. 1.3 PLN; coins and banknotes in circulation.

Religions: Tunisia is a Muslim country, where religious and traditional customs are alive and commonly practiced. Tourists should behave appropriately, particularly in public places, mosques, etc. Too casual dress of women may cause unwelcome reactions.

Tips: the rule applies that you give as much as you can afford. It is custom to tip waiters (approx. 10% of the bill), porters, chambermaids, drivers and guides on local trips.

Prices in the hotel and restaurants: lunch – approx. 10 EUR, beer – approx. 2 EUR, wine – approx. 5 EUR, coffee – approx. 2 EUR.

Beaches: free; umbrellas and sunbeds to rent: free or at a charge: approx. 10 TND/day.

Obligatory tourist tax: Customers are covered by an obligatory tourist tax in the amount of: 1-3 TND/day/person, depending on the categorization of the hotel; the fee collected since 1.11.2018, paid in the hotel. Hotels: 1* and 2* – 1 TND/day/person 3* – 2 TND/day/person 4* and 5* – 3 TND/day/person

Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility that, if there is not enough participants, a trip may be canceled.

 


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Sahara Explorer (2 days) — Day 1: visting El Jem with a beautifully preserved Roman amphitheatre, famous for its annual jazz concerts. Then transfer to Matmata of an astonishing lunar landscape. In the houses forged in rocks live the descendants of the Berbers - a visit to one of them. In the afternoon, transfer to Douz - "the gateway to Sahara". Optional camel ride over the dunes of the Sahara. Day 2: an exciting jeep expedition. Passage over the largest salt lake in Tunisia - Chott el Jerid to the desert oasis of Touzer and oases located in the Atlas Mountains: Chebika and Tamerza. On the return trip to the north, visiting the holy city in Tunisia - Kairouan, with the largest mosque of northern Africa - The Great Mosque of Sidi Okba. Two-day trip. Price - 95 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 47.5 EUR (includes: breakfast, 2 lunches, dinner, without drinks); additionally payable: camel ride (approx. 25 TND).

Pirate ship cruise — for enthusiasts of good fun! Cruise on a wooden pirate ship along the coast with the possibility of swimming and observing dolphins (if weather permits). Among others, the programme includes animations performed by the ship crew, group fun, Bedouin music and lunch. Price - 22 EUR, children up to 12 years old - 11 EUR.

Tunis - Carthage — Sidi Bou Said - exploring the centre of Tunis: a stroll along the narrow streets of the medina with the characteristic architecture of the old city and local shops. Travel to Carthage - presently the suburb of Tunis, where there is the president's residence and villas owned by Tunisian elites, and in the antiquity - the centre of the Phoenician empire. Visiting the remains of the huge complex Baths of Antonius, located by the sea and Byrsa Museum with a collection of unique works of art. Transfer to Sidi Bou Said, situated on a hill, a town of artists, which captivates with its white-blue houses that run along the cobbled streets. From here you can admire beautiful views of the sea and Bon Peninsula. Price - 44 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 22 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Kairouan -El Jem - Mahdia - Monastir — departure in the morning to Kairouan. Visiting the Holy City: Aghlabite pools, Sidi Ukby Mosque included on the UNESCO list, the Berber Mausoleum and the carpet factory. Then a visit to El Jem and one of the largest Roman amphitheaters in the world, which could accommodate approx. 35 thousand people. Lunch and drive to Mahdia with a small medina and an ancient port. At the end, Monastir and an opportunity to see the Bourguiba Mausoleum. Return to hotels. Price - 48 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 24 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Hammamet - Nabeul — transfer to Nabeul, famous for its ceramics. A city with an interesting history, founded in the 5th century BC by the Greeks as a commercial port. A visit to the pottery and ceramics factory. Free time for a stroll and shopping by a boardwalk and the local bazaar. Then a drive to Hammamet, visiting the Medina from the 15th century, free time. Return to hotels. Price - 23 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 11.5 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Folklore evening - Park Al Zahra — departure to Kalâa Kebira and Park Al Zahra. A trip to on open-air museum, a visit to a typical Tunisian house, tasting of olive oil and traditionally baked bread. Later watching an artistic performance with live music and dinner with Tunisian couscous, starters, salads and drinks, including local wine. At the end, a fantastic multimedia show presenting 3000 years of Tunisian history - from Ancient Carthage to the present day. Return to the hotel in the evening. Price: approx. 39 EUR/person. (dinner and drinks included)

Cap Bon and Bou argoub — a trip to the most interesting places of the beautifully situated Cap Bon Peninsula. Departure in the morning to Hammamet. Walk along the charming promenade and a visit to medina. A trip to Nabeul, a city with an interesting history, founded in the 5th century BC by the Greeks as a commercial port. Visiting the pottery and ceramics factory, the production of which the city is famous for. The next stop is Kerkouane with ancient Phoenician ruins from the 6th century BC, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Then lunch in a restaurant in El Haouaria and a visit to the ancient Roman quarries. The last stop is the Baccus vineyards in Bou Argoub, where you can taste the local wines. Return to hotel. Price: approx. 40 EUR/person. (Includes lunch).

Friguia Park — visit to Friguia Park, one of the largest zoos in North Africa. On an area of about 36 hectares, more than 56 species of animals live, including giraffes, monkeys, ostriches, leopards, lions, servals and pink flamingos. The attraction are also seal shows and the possibility of feeding animals (for extra fee). Friguia Park is a perfect place to spend free time among animals and beautiful nature. Half-day trip. Price: approx. 23 EUR/person.

Berber day — a trip to Sidi Bou Ali and a visit to an ostrich farm. Opportunity to see many typical local pets, take part in preparation and baking of local bread and tasting of olives and olive oil. Then take a ride to Takrouna - a Berber village on a hill with a view of the coast. Then, the programme includes Zaghouan and Nymphaeum - Water Temple. In Roman times, Zaghouan was an important urban center, providing water supplies from local sources to Carthage. A trip to Sidi Jedidi. Time for dinner and a visit to a traditional Turkish bath with hammam ritual. Then a visit to Hergla - a small town on a cliff with a panoramic view of the harbor and the Gulf of Hammamet. Hergla is also known for architecture characteristic for the region and white houses. Return to hotel. Price: approx. 37 EUR/person. (Includes lunch).

 

Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.

Sahara Explorer (2 days) — Day 1: visting El Jem with a beautifully preserved Roman amphitheatre, famous for its annual jazz concerts. Then transfer to Matmata of an astonishing lunar landscape. In the houses forged in rocks live the descendants of the Berbers - a visit to one of them. In the afternoon, transfer to Douz - "the gateway to Sahara". Optional camel ride over the dunes of the Sahara. Day 2: an exciting jeep expedition. Passage over the largest salt lake in Tunisia - Chott el Jerid to the desert oasis of Touzer and oases located in the Atlas Mountains: Chebika and Tamerza. On the return trip to the north, visiting the holy city in Tunisia - Kairouan, with the largest mosque of northern Africa - The Great Mosque of Sidi Okba. Two-day trip. Price - 95 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 47.5 EUR (includes: breakfast, 2 lunches, dinner, without drinks); additionally payable: camel ride (approx. 25 TND).

Pirate ship cruise — for enthusiasts of good fun! Cruise on a wooden pirate ship along the coast with the possibility of swimming and observing dolphins (if weather permits). Among others, the programme includes animations performed by the ship crew, group fun, Bedouin music and lunch. Price - 22 EUR, children up to 12 years old - 11 EUR.

Tunis - Carthage — Sidi Bou Said - exploring the centre of Tunis: a stroll along the narrow streets of the medina with the characteristic architecture of the old city and local shops. Travel to Carthage - presently the suburb of Tunis, where there is the president's residence and villas owned by Tunisian elites, and in the antiquity - the centre of the Phoenician empire. Visiting the remains of the huge complex Baths of Antonius, located by the sea and Byrsa Museum with a collection of unique works of art. Transfer to Sidi Bou Said, situated on a hill, a town of artists, which captivates with its white-blue houses that run along the cobbled streets. From here you can admire beautiful views of the sea and Bon Peninsula. Price - 44 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 22 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Kairouan -El Jem - Mahdia - Monastir — departure in the morning to Kairouan. Visiting the Holy City: Aghlabite pools, Sidi Ukby Mosque included on the UNESCO list, the Berber Mausoleum and the carpet factory. Then a visit to El Jem and one of the largest Roman amphitheaters in the world, which could accommodate approx. 35 thousand people. Lunch and drive to Mahdia with a small medina and an ancient port. At the end, Monastir and an opportunity to see the Bourguiba Mausoleum. Return to hotels. Price - 48 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 24 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Hammamet - Nabeul — transfer to Nabeul, famous for its ceramics. A city with an interesting history, founded in the 5th century BC by the Greeks as a commercial port. A visit to the pottery and ceramics factory. Free time for a stroll and shopping by a boardwalk and the local bazaar. Then a drive to Hammamet, visiting the Medina from the 15th century, free time. Return to hotels. Price - 23 EUR, children up to 12 y.o. - 11.5 EUR (includes lunch, without drinks).

Folklore evening - Park Al Zahra — departure to Kalâa Kebira and Park Al Zahra. A trip to on open-air museum, a visit to a typical Tunisian house, tasting of olive oil and traditionally baked bread. Later watching an artistic performance with live music and dinner with Tunisian couscous, starters, salads and drinks, including local wine. At the end, a fantastic multimedia show presenting 3000 years of Tunisian history - from Ancient Carthage to the present day. Return to the hotel in the evening. Price: approx. 39 EUR/person. (dinner and drinks included)

Cap Bon and Bou argoub — a trip to the most interesting places of the beautifully situated Cap Bon Peninsula. Departure in the morning to Hammamet. Walk along the charming promenade and a visit to medina. A trip to Nabeul, a city with an interesting history, founded in the 5th century BC by the Greeks as a commercial port. Visiting the pottery and ceramics factory, the production of which the city is famous for. The next stop is Kerkouane with ancient Phoenician ruins from the 6th century BC, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Then lunch in a restaurant in El Haouaria and a visit to the ancient Roman quarries. The last stop is the Baccus vineyards in Bou Argoub, where you can taste the local wines. Return to hotel. Price: approx. 40 EUR/person. (Includes lunch).

Friguia Park — visit to Friguia Park, one of the largest zoos in North Africa. On an area of about 36 hectares, more than 56 species of animals live, including giraffes, monkeys, ostriches, leopards, lions, servals and pink flamingos. The attraction are also seal shows and the possibility of feeding animals (for extra fee). Friguia Park is a perfect place to spend free time among animals and beautiful nature. Half-day trip. Price: approx. 23 EUR/person.

Berber day — a trip to Sidi Bou Ali and a visit to an ostrich farm. Opportunity to see many typical local pets, take part in preparation and baking of local bread and tasting of olives and olive oil. Then take a ride to Takrouna - a Berber village on a hill with a view of the coast. Then, the programme includes Zaghouan and Nymphaeum - Water Temple. In Roman times, Zaghouan was an important urban center, providing water supplies from local sources to Carthage. A trip to Sidi Jedidi. Time for dinner and a visit to a traditional Turkish bath with hammam ritual. Then a visit to Hergla - a small town on a cliff with a panoramic view of the harbor and the Gulf of Hammamet. Hergla is also known for architecture characteristic for the region and white houses. Return to hotel. Price: approx. 37 EUR/person. (Includes lunch).

 

Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.

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