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Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said

1. Rue Habib Thameur

2. Private streets

3. Where all tourists end up

4. Near the sea


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Near the sea
Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

The thing about Sidi Bou Said is that you have to climb to the top to get access to the sea below. Or actually, you may enjoy it best from Café Sidi Chaabane, which offers stunning views over the Gulf of Tunis, flanked by the mountains behind Hammam Lif.
The climb down to the sea is nice by itself, the steps pass a few nice houses and some fresh vegetation. Just wish somebody could remove the litter.
Nearby the sea, there is a marina of opulent Tunisians cruisers, as well as European yachts doing the North African coast. There is also a beach, not great, but good enough if you wish avoid the hassle of getting public transport to one of the other beaches along the coast.
Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

By Tore Kjeilen