Tourism in Tunisia. It’s understood that Tunisia’s tourism industry really got going in the 1960s and over time, it has become one of the main sources of income for the country.
The current Travel Advisory warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to southeastern Tunisia along the Libyan border as well as the mountainous areas in the country’s west, due to the threat of terrorism. The U.S. Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens in Tunisia maintain a high level of vigilance throughout the country. U.S. citizens living and working in Tunisia should understand ...
Tunisia has a lot to offer those that visit, and those that take the time to stop in and take a visit are going to find weeks of things to do that will fill every waking hour.
Terrorist attacks in 2015 that targeted foreign visitors caused damage to the important tourism industry, something that Tunisia has struggled to overcome, but the removal of travel advisories for the country by Western governments has given the industry a chance to start to rebuild.
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Tunisia (officially the Republic of Tunisia) is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, covering 165,000 square kilometres (64,000 square miles).Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent.It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east.
There are some things that Tunisia is renowned for and as the title of this article may have given away, camel trekking is one of them. Pick up any travel brochure and amongst the golden beaches are tourists heading into the sunset on the back of a camel.
Another great attraction is the Zitouna Mosque, not only is it Tunisia’s largest, it dates from the 8th century. Although non-Muslims are not permitted into the Mosque you can visit the courtyard and take it much of the architecture including the distinctive minaret, a 19th century addition.
Rabies. Rabies can be found in dogs, bats, and other mammals in Tunisia, so CDC recommends this vaccine for the following groups: Travelers involved in outdoor and other activities (such as camping, hiking, biking, adventure travel, and caving) that put them at risk for animal bites.