8 days

From $3,460

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Summary

As this tour takes places at a festive time of year, you spend Christmas Day exploring Tunisia's most important religious city, namely Kairouan, and the incredible museum of Sousse.

This a land where dramatic events shaped ancient history - the superpowers of Carthage and Rome clashed in three Punic Wars which determined the course of Western history. Lasting more than 100 years, the conflict ultimately resulted in the destruction of Carthage and assured Roman ascendancy. Join us to explore the ruins of the Roman era in the beautiful, verdant North African countryside. Travel from the ruins of Carthage itself to the magnificent Roman cities and monuments of Roman Tunisia: the amphitheatre at El Djem, the beautiful, remote site of Dougga and vast intricate mosaics. These all bring the world of Roman Africa vividly to life.

 

Tour highlights:

  • Explore the magnificent UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites of Dougga and Kairouan
  • Discover the beautifully preserved Phoenician site of Kerkouane
  • Marvel at the grand amphitheater at El Djem, which boasts underground service rooms
  • Admire some of the best mosaics in the world at the Bardo, Sousse and El Djem museums

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Today's Price
$3,460

Deposit: $500 Single supplement: $790

Meet your Experts

Tony O’Connor

Andante Guide Lecturer

Tony O'Connor is a specialist in the Roman Empire, who has excavated widely across Britain, Europe and North Africa. He is particularly passionate about Roman North Africa, having excavated in Libya for many years.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
19 December 2022 ATUX221219 19 December 2022 (Monday) 26 December 2022 (Monday) Tony O’Connor $3,460
(ex. flights)
$500 $790 Call for availability
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