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Private Wine Tour and Archeological Area of Selinunte with licensed Guide
"The island is renowned for the many outstanding wines some of them produced in this area which is famous for a great wine and olive oil production but also for the soft hilly landscape and pleasant sandy beaches. Sicily has more vineyards than any other Italian regions competing for first place as the largest wine producer. It's the perfect place to breathe the tranquility of the real rural Sicily of centuries past.Pick up at your hotel and drive into the ""Sicilian Tuscany"" south of Palermo.This morning we'll visit a renowed local winery which is embedded in a charming and unique context. Its variety of excellent wines cellars and vineyards
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Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
From EUR80.00
 
Private Shore Excursion from Trapani to Segesta and Erice
"This is a private shore excursion to Segesta and Erice from Trapani with English speaking driver and comfortable ride. Meet your driver at your hotel in Trapani or at the port and embark on a 40 minute-drive to Segesta. This is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of Sicily founded by the Elymian population and refugees from destroyed Troy before the arrival of the Greeks. Segesta's ancient Greek temple can make a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world and its amphitheater boasts a hilltop position on Mount Barbaro second to none. Kindly take note that the admission fees are not included in the rate and should be paid on site (approximately 10 euro per person)Board the car again and after a 45 will reach Erice
From EUR80.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Sidi Bou Said

The Ruins of Carthage

In close proximity to Sidi Bou Said are the magnificent, preserved ruins of Carthage. Site of Punic War battles, the ruins of Carthage are a testament to part the Romans played in the history of this...
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starship
Jun 25, 2013

La Goulette

Our ship docked in La Goulette, a medium-sized town on the Bay of Tunis and an important fishing port. Althougth the name seems to be French, one source says that the name is actually derived from the...
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starship
Jun 25, 2013

North Africa American Cemetery

We had really hoped to visit the American Cemetery while in Tunisia, but didn't think we had a prayer of being able to actually do it. We had already booked a half day tour which didn't include the...
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starship
Jun 24, 2013

Lighthouse

At the highest point of the village, on Avenue Taieb Mahiri, there is a lighthouse. It was built by the French in the 19th century on the site of Sidi Bou Saïd's ribat (fort), of which there is sadly...
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brazwhazz
Apr 30, 2006

From the village to the harbor

It is possible to reach the small harbor just hundreds of meters down the village, via a stairway located near the main square. An occasion to breath the sea air, watch the boats and enjoy another...
Douya
Jan 10, 2006

House close to the cemetery

The cemetery offers a good overview of Sidi Bou,a zaouia, the sea, Cap Bon peninsula, but also the houses nearby.One has a beautifull blue wood balcony, with carved shutters. This balcony is like an...
Douya
Jan 10, 2006
 
 
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Sidi Bou cemetery

Lucky are the sailors and inhabitants buried in the cemetery of Sidi Bou Saïd.Feets oriented toward Mecqua, the graves overlook the Mediterranean Sea and the white and blue houses and zaouia of the...
Douya
Jan 10, 2006

The balcony of the lighthouse

Wandering in the small streets of Sidi Bou drives you to wonderful and peaceful places. Like this "at the end of the world" square, close to the cemetery. In front of you, the turquoise sea, on your...
Douya
Jan 10, 2006

Local house

Before leaving the house, take a look at the rich family library notorius for its manuscripts and ancient contracts. Visiting this house, I had oportunity to learn more about the daily life of an...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Local house

Besides collecting the rainwater, terraces serves as a space where inmates spend most of the time after sunrises until late in the night. In the very hot nights most of them sleep up here on...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Local house

There is flat roof with many terraces on the top of the house, which is traditional way of building houses in Tunisia. I was expected to see spanroofs here, which can much better protect the house...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Local house

There are many passageways, small courtyards and staircases build inside the house. All what can be seen is deliberatelly arranged and beautifully decorated. Dar El Annabi is huge house of an Tunisian...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Local house

The first summer room for relaxing is situated just at the entrance. It is well protected against the sun providing refreshing "cold" air. The room is beautifully decorated and exclusivly assigned to...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Local house

The room with Moresque architecture serving especially for entertaining and receiving guests. Nowadys it is animated by waxworks exibited like life itself in the traditional costumes for important...
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croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2005

Top Hotels in Sidi Bou Said

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Rue Toumi , Sidi Bou Said, 2026, Tunisia
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15 rue Sidi Bou Fares, Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
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1 Rue Sidi Bou Taraa, Sidi Bou Said, 2026, Tunisia
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Top Things to Do in Sidi Bou Said

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Sidi Bou Said - Centre

We only had an afternoon so the most we could do is just wander the city trying to explore each narrow cobblestone street and where it would end up. The village is so beautiful and at each corner we...
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Dar al Annabi Museum

This is large and sumptuous 18th century Tunisian house, with 55 rooms (although you don't see most of these). The grandfather of the present owner was a mufti (religious leader), his son a...
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Lighthouse

After climbing the cobblestone main street and turning left at the end of the street (a hard walk) you will find the lighthouse, a great place to enjoy the beautiful green-blue colors of the...
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Sidi Bou Said - Tomb

St. Louis or Sidi Bou Said ~ Same Person?? It is known that the man known as St. Louis, was also the same person who was crowned in Rheims in 1226 at the age of 11 as King Louis IX of France and the...
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Beach

There is a nice beach in Sidi Bou Said but it's a long climb down from the centre of town. You take the steps on the street beyond Cafe des Nattes. If the climb down feels long the climb back up is a...
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Ennejma Ezzahra- Baron d'Erlanger Palace

As you can see from previous tips and photos, one of the unique features of Sidi Bou Said is its white-washed buildings paired with intense blue accents on doors, scrolled ironwork, and other...
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"A Blue Jewel in a White Case"
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