Sousse Holidays, Tunisia
Sousse is a busy working town and holiday resort on the Gulf of
Hammamet on Tunisia's eastern coast. The town
is centered on its walled old town and a large port, with the beach
resort area stretching north from this.
Holidays in Sousse offer a mixture of sun, sea
and history. You'll find beaches perfect for lazy days and lots of
sights for when some culture is required. The historic Medina, the
walled old town, offers a glimpse into the traditional North
African way of life.
What are the beaches like in Sousse?
Sousse meets all beach lovers' needs with its 5 miles of clean
sandy beach gently sloping into the warm Mediterranean Sea. Most of
the resort's hotels are located directly next to the sand so access
to the beach is effortless.
Numerous water sports are offered on a Sousse
holiday including scuba diving, water skiing and
Sightseeing in Sousse
To experience the Roman history of Sousse visit the
12th - 17th century Kasbah, a fort that also
includes a museum exhibiting mosaics. The 9th century
fort, and its adjacent mosque, is also a favourite with
Many visitors choose to take part in various excursions to the
nearby Sahara including horse and camel riding and desert
Eating out in Sousse
There are endless dining options available on your
holiday to Sousse, ranging from traditional
favourites to more international fare. All tastes and budgets are
catered for including French, Italian and Spanish cuisine.
Local specialities are readily available and often cheaper than
international restaurants. Sousse is a very traditional resort, and
a favourite of Tunisians as a holiday spot so for a real taste of
Tunisian delicacies look out for the smaller cafes that are filled
with natives tucking in.