Tunisia: Culture and Arts

If you are prepared to venture further than the tourist zones while on holiday in Tunisia, the country has a wealth of arts and crafts to enjoy, from the most ancient of civilizations to modern-day Tunisian, and an extraordinary number of world-class heritage and ancient history sites for such a relatively small country. Cinema fans will enjoy location tours of sites immortalized in major , such as Monastir’s ancient Ribat or the cinematic magnets of the south and deserts.

Most performing arts are not English language but there are a wide variety of music and arts festivals in Tunisia through the year. Tunisian is known for beautiful ceramics, the main centres of production being Nabeul and Guellala on Djerba. Carpets and rugs are also a world-famous export and mostly made around Kairouan and Jerid.