Lonely Planet just updated its information on Tunisia for the first time in almost 10 years. As the editor for North Africa, I was one of the writers on the road, and I was astounded by what I found.
Stop 1: Korbous
Faded Korbous is a spa town that has been popular since Roman times, and the winding road that leads into town is one of Tunisia’s most scenic.
Stop 2: El Haouaria
The quiet town of El Haouaria sits at the edge of Africa at the mountainous end of Cap Bon.
Stop 3: Kelibia
Workaday Kelibia has tons of perfect beaches, and if you want to get away from the crowds, hop in the car and seek out the wild beaches just outside of town.
Stop 4: Nabeul
Nabeul is the regional capital of Cap Bon, but it’s better known as the ceramics centre of Tunisia. Leave the car behind to explore the markets, which grow to epic proportions every Friday.
Stop 5: Hammamet
After almost a week on the road, it’s time to drop the car off and relax in Hammamet, Tunisia’s original resort town.
If you want to know more about Tunisia and how to plan a visit there yourself, check out www.lonelyplanet.com/tunisia.