Tunisia practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital Tunis

  • Population 10,777,500

  • Constitution Republic

  • Language : Arabic, French

  • Religion Muslim

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : For a stay of less than three months, a visa is not required but a valid passport is required

    • Passport : Passport under obligatory validity .

      • Currency Tunisian Dinar (TND)

      • Currency rates : 1 USD = 1.58 TND

      • Change The exchange offices are numerous in all Tunisia .

      • Payment Cards It is best to always have cash because credit cards are accepted in hotels and tourist areas strongly. ATMs are available in most cities.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300/600 euros

        • Restaurants

          Cheap: Less than 5 € / person .

          Average Price: 10-25 € / person .

          High-end: more than 35 € / person .

        • Accomodation:

          Cheap: less than 10 € / night

          Average Price: 20-40 € / night

          High-end: more than 50 € / night


          How to get there?

          • Air: The main airport is the international airport of Tunis-Carthage, followed by Habib Bourguiba Airport of Monastir and the airport of Tozeur and Djerba, which are primarily served by charter and low-cost. Expect to pay about 200 euros for a to / France-Tunisia.

          • boat It is possible to travel to Tunis by ferry from Malta, Palermo, Naples, Genoa (Italy & Sicily) and Marseille .

            On site:

            • Car : Road network of good quality. Caution on the roads, especially at night. Compliance with the code of the very rough road. There are three highways; Tunis to Sfax south of Tunis Bizerte in the north, and from Tunis to Oued Zarga west.

            • Bus : Practical and cheap, the buses throughout the country. Two companies, one national and the other private, provide connections between all cities and villages. The private company Trans-Tour is a little more expensive but offer better service.

            • train The train network is about 2,000 km, it connects most major northern cities, Tunis, Bizerte, Beja and the east coast: Sfax, Gabes . The trains are quite slow but economic.

            • plane : Tunisia has 32 airports, including 8 international airports. The aircraft can be considered to move quickly between the north and the south.

              • Vaccinations no mandatory vaccine .

              • Tips: Take necessary precautions against sunburn and sunstroke, and do not forget to drink water. Also pay attention to what you eat, favor mineral water, cooked meats, wash fruits and vegetables, avoid raw foods.

              • Useful Numbers:

                UAS: 190

                SOS Médecins. +216.71.744.215

                • Location 2013: The current state of the situation prohibited under any circumstances a proposed trip to Tunisia, it just should avoid crowds and all movements in the Southern Sahara.

                • Single women Recommended detailed and formal wear. Avoid making one stop or walk alone in town at night.

                  • Climate There are two types of climates in Tunisia, Mediterranean in the north and desert in the rest of the country, the channel of the Tunisian dorsal clearly separating the two climatic zones. In the north the winters are mild and wet and hot, dry summers.

                  • Average temperatures 35 & deg; C in summer and 10 & deg; C in winter .

                  • Best time to reach : If you plan to visit the country, including desert, summer is not the best time, too hot season. Prefer the spring or fall.

                    Daily life:
                    • Time difference : UTC +1, no difference with France ..

                    • Electrical Outlets : 127-220V / 50Hz-ups .

                    • Calling code : 00 + 216

                    • internet, wifi : To have Internet access at home remains quite expensive for most Tunisians, that is why you will find around internet cafes. The connection is typically quite slow.

                    • Features and further recommended formal wear for women and men, especially during Ramadan .