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Tunisia

DAY 1 MADRID – TUNIS – HAMMAMET Meeting in Barajas Airport at the designated time to embark on regular flight to Tunisia. Arrival in Tunisia. Passport control and baggage collection. Reception and transfer to the hotel in Hammamet. Room distribution. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 TUNISIA – HAMMAMET – MONASTIR – EL DJEM – SFAX Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Sousse with a brief stop in Hammamet, whose beaches made it the first tourist enclave in the country. Continuation to Monastir. Tour of its Ribat, an Historic Grouping of imposings buildings whose silhouette of walls with battlements and sentry boxes dominates the esplanade. Lunch. Continuation to El Djem. This territory, one of the most prosperous in the country, already was in the times of the Carthaginians and the Romans. Tour of the Roman Colosseum of El Djem, in excellent state of conservation. Continuation to Sfax. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3 SFAX – DJERBA – GABES – MATMATA Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for the island of Djerba. Tour of the island that has known how maintain peculiar customs that differentiate it from the continent. Lunch. Continuation to Gabes, verdant oasis that extends to the sea. Panoramic tour of the oasis. Continuation to Matmata, a dry region at the gates of the desert where the Berber tribe Matmata excavated, to the depth of several meters, its houses in the land and in foothills of the mountains. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 MATMATA – DOUZ – TOZEUR Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Douz, the most Saharan oasis of the South of Tunisia. Lunch. Continuation to Tozeur. Tour of the city that has unique architecture of vaulted houses and alleyways gathered around the Market Square and the Zoo. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 TOZEUR – NEFTA – TOZEUR Breakfast in the hotel. Tour of the great salt lake Chott el Jerid – the legendary Lake Triton– and of Nefta, an oasis in the middle of the naked plateau eroded by the sand winds. Return to the hotel. Lunch. Afternoon free. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 6 TOZEUR – SBEITLA – KAIROUAN – TUNIS (HAMMAMET) Breakfast in the hotel. Sbeitla. Tour of this ancient Roman city amonst whose remains stand out the Arch of Diocleciano, the Gate de Antonius and the Forum. Continuation to Kairouan, Holy City of Islam and first Arab city in Tunisia whose central position make it crossroad of paths and routes. Tour of The Great Mosque and of the Barbero Mosque. Lunch. Continuation to Tunisia. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 7 TUNIS (HAMMAMET) – CARTHAGE – SIDO BOU SAID – TUNIS (HAMMAMET) Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Carthage, eternal enemy, first of Greece and then of Rome. Tour of the archaeological remains of what became the capital of the Roman province of Africa. Continuation to the resplandecent Sidi Bou Said whose balconies, doors and blue lattices contrast with the immaculate white of the walls. Stroll. Lunch. Return to Tunis to visit the Bardo National Museum and the Medina. Free time. Return to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 TUNIS (HAMMAMET) – MADRID Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport of Tunis at the scheduled time to embark on the flight to Madrid. Arrival in Madrid and END OF TRIP