About Tunis


Let's have a look around into background of Tunis
  • Country: Tunisia
  • Latitude: 36.8027778
  • Longitude: 10.1797222
  • Time zone: Africa/Tunis
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Tunis

  • Climate: Mediterranean climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June

Location

Tunis is the capital and the largest city of Tunisia. The greater metropolitan area of Tunis, often referred to as Grand Tunis, has some 2,700,000 inhabitants.  Further east by the sea lie the suburbs of Carthage, La Marsa, and Sidi Bou Said. As the capital city of the country, Tunis is the focus of Tunisian political and administrative life; it is also the centre of the country's commercial activity.

Distance from Tunis center to Airport

Airport: Tunis-Carthage Airport

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 55 minutes

Languages: Arabic

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tunis-Carthage Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5% – 20 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: no more than 5 dinar
  • Housekeeper: no more than 5 dinar
  • Concierge: Between no more than 5 dinar

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: an extra 20 to 50 dinar

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Bardaw,
  • Radis,
  • Manzil Bu Zalafah

Emergency Contact Numbers in Tunis city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 198,197,190

Airport: Tunis-Carthage Airport (+216 71 754 000)

Hospital:  Hospital Rabta (+216 71 562 083)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Tunis.

  • Info session- Open Startup Tunisia
  • Oasis Festival
  • The Carthage Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Port El Kantaoui
  • Baths of Antoninus
  • El Ghriba synagogue

Theatre & Concerts

  • Municipal Theater of Tunis
  • Cinéma Le Colisée
  • Cinéma Théâtre le RIO

Visit Top Restaurants in Tunis

  • La Salle a Manger
  • La Closerie
  • Le Comptoir de Tunis

Top Shopping Centers in Tunis

  • Gift & Specialty Shops
  • Tunisia Mall
  • Municipal Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Bardo National Museum
  • Dar Ben Abdallah
  • Tunisie Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • La Salle a Manger – Steak
  • La Closerie - Green olives
  • Le Comptoir de Tunis - Pork Dish

Sports Club

  • Tennis Club of Tunis – Tennis
  • Lake Boating Club – Boating
  • Coco club - swimming

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.92 DT
  • Taxi: 0.45 DT
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 675.00 DT
  • Cheap meal: 5.00 DT
  • Gasoline: 1.63 DT
  • 3 course meal: 40.00 DT
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