How to get to Sousse, Tunisia

Published: 05th June 2011
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Sousse is well-known summer resort in Tunisia. Its gentle climate, its calm and fascinating coast and also the hospitality of its people, together with the modern Sousse hotels has turned it into a popular tourist vacation spot, visited by thousands of tourist every year.

The resort area of Sousse is perfectly integrated into the city and the visitor welcomed to participate in its exuberance. Here you may visit its various monuments, museums along with the Medina, with its tiny colorful shops overflowing with silver jewelry, pure wool blankets, copper and carpets bustle with activity under the towering walls of the ribat.

When you have currently booked a room in the prefect for your standards hotel in Sousse you may need to get to your desired destination. Listed here are some ways to do this.

1.By plane- The most convenient airport is Monastir which is to the south on the coast, 20 minutes away and frequently used by holiday charter flights; even so Tunis is still easily accessible with plenty of trains and shared taxi options.

2.By train- Sousse is on the main line from Tunis in the north down to Sfax and Monastir to the south. Example fares from Tunis to Sousse are 12/10/6 dinars in Grand/1st/2nd class.

3.By car- Highway A1 connects Sousse with Tunis. A toll applies for using the highway. In addition, Sousse is crossed by National Road 1 (RN1), connecting the city with the south of the country, and Libya. Roads are in particularly good condition.

4.By bus- Buses connect the city with most other parts of Tunisia. Furthermore, there is a louage (shared-taxi) service covering the entire country. The far bus station (Gare Routiere) is located in some distance to the west of the Medina at the Souk El Ahad (Camel Market).

5.By boat- Car ferries and express boats connect Sousse with Trapani and Mazara del Vallo via Pantelleria 3 times a week, only for passengers. It takes up to 7-8 hours to Trapani and 5 hours to Mazara del Vallo. Private boats and yachts can use the marina at Port El Kantaoui.

If you have still not booked your room in the great hotels in Sousse, you can do it online. You can find a large number of hotels in the internet. If you book online hotel in Sousse you can be sure that you will get the best discounted rates and enjoy an exciting vacation.

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