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What do you need to know to prepare your trip to Tunisia?

  • Visa application

International participants will need a passport valid for at least 90 days following their departure date from Tunisia. Please make sure your passport has blank visa pages.

Participants from the following countries do not need a visa for a stay of less than three months:

All European Union citizens (except Cyprus), Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Hong Kong, Honduras, Iceland, India, Japan, Jordan, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City

Participants from countries not mentioned above are advised to contact their nearest Tunisian Embassy to check visa entry requirements. Please check at least three months before travelling. In order to assist with the travel visa application process, we will provide a letter of invitation upon request (see Contact). If you encounter problems in the application process, please feel free to contact us.

A visa costs around 30 EUR and is valid for 90 days.

  • Useful information

Please take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.

ATMs are widely available in Tunisia though they don’t always work. Almost all ATMs will accept Visa cards, and many will also accept Maestro cards for cash withdrawals. Credit and debit cards are accepted in some but not all of the larger shops, restaurants and hotels.

1 Tunisian Dinar = 1/3 EUR

The temperature drops into the realms of warm to mild in Tunisia’s Mediterranean resorts during November. With an average maximum temperature of 20°C, Tunisia in November is heading for its cool, wet, winter season, but is still very sunny. November is a very pleasant time to travel to Tunisia. November is also a good month for excursions into the southern desert regions of Tunisia, which remain dry, but offer bearable daytime temperatures, although nights are exceedingly cold.

  • Discover Port El Kantaoui, Sousse - Tunisia

Port El Kantaoui has one of the best known marinas in the Mediterranean. A charming pleasure port, with its typical Moorish architecture and hustle and bustle along its quays, constitutes an attractive touristic pole where good living and relaxation are the predominating features. It is located in the centre of the coastal touristic area of Sousse with its numerous hotel and structures dedicated to entertainment and leisure activities of the holidaymakers.

At a distance of 12 km from this marina is the town of Sousse, a famous seaside resort of the Tunisian Sahel. It was founded during the Phoenician era and was known as “Hadrumetum”. It then became an important town of the Roman province and then of the Aghlabid dynasty. This port town, today known as the « Pearl of the Sahel » is inviting you to visit its museums and various historical sites. Its medina and its typical alleys which display its ancestral architecture, colours and local handicrafts, have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The whole Sahel region, between the littoral and inland, yields a large portion of Tunisian heritage treasures throughout its history, with remarkable archeological sites such as Lamta or El Djem and its famous coliseum which hosts an international festival of classical music in summer.