Travel Blogs from Port El Kantaoui
This morning we visited Monastir, which is just south of Sousse. The town has a fine ribat (fort) built by the Muslims to defend against the potential Christian invaders in the 10th century. It has been extensively restored & was used in "The Life of Brian" as a set. The major attraction apart from beaches is the Bourguiba mausoleum that he had built for himself during his long presidency. It houses the tombs of his family also & is ...
... restrained & the whole effect was extremely impressive. A short walk from here was the mausoleum of Sidi Sahbi, a friend of Mohammed killed in the Arab invasion in the mid 700s. We then wandered in the medina which was quite small but was of more interest as the stalls were aimed at the locals rather than tourists.
After lunch we went to the Ribat in Sousse, a fortress from the 10th century & had a lecture from ...
... There is bargaining going on everywhere.
The next day we went on a caravan trip on dromedaries, because there are no camels in nothern afrika. Camels only live in Asia. we learned something new as well. :-)
The week went by way too fast, but it was really nice and I learned my first word in arabic:
"shokran" which means thank you.
... that he wanted to buy a rug. The city is quite famous for a specific style of rug. After finding a rug dealer we took some pictures on the rooftop and then listened to his presentation about Kiarouan rugs. After our teammate decided that he liked one of the rugs the dealer told him that it would be 600 TND. After an excellent display of bargaining skills, we walked out of the ...
... driver they sought. Scott gave the man some friendly abuse, I tried to help him but it was really no use. Eventually, we got back to our bizarre hotel, To Caberet we went, a new kind of hell. The Mirrored Walls, the ceilings so bright, The loud winging music, a bit of a fright. Yet Tunisian men are really quite gorgeous They tried to be friends and said they adored ...
Other places to stay in Port El Kantaoui
Zone touristique El Kantaoui, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $44
- Nice surprise
- Great Family Holiday
Zone Touristique El Kantaoui, Port El Kantaoui | 5 star hotelfrom $42
- One of the best hotels in pek
- Good for tan, but not drinkers!
- Wonderfull hotel
7 Novembre, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $26
- Great holiday
- Good and bad points
- Excellent choice
Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $26
- Loved It
- A prison. try and avoid.
- Definately not one to recommend. . .
BP No 56, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $111
Boulevard 7 Novembre, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $46
- Possibly too quiet
- Beware the carpet men !
- Tunisia at large
Jinane El Kantaoui, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $38
- Going back
- Loved it!
- Going back for more
Zone Touristique El Kantaoui , Port El Kantaoui | 5 star hotelfrom $55
- Can't recommend it
- Be Careful! It's a trap!
- A disappointment...
Boulevard du 7 Novembre, Port El Kantaoui | Hotel
- Faded Glory II
- Verblasster Glanz
El Kantaoui Hammam Sousse, Port El Kantaoui | 3 star hotelfrom $39
- Great Holiday
- 1* not 4*
- Cannot recommend
Zone Touristique El Kantaoui , Port El Kantaoui | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- Loch in der Hölle
- Nie wieder
- Fantasic place to stay
Jinene, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Good Hotel
- 4 Star ?????
- Great holiday
BP 55, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Route touristique BP 23, Port El Kantaoui | 4 star hotelfrom $71
- Dreat hotel
- Wonderful Hotel, Wonderful Holiday.
- Fabulous holiday
Zone touristique, Port El Kantaoui | 3 star hotelfrom $16
- Chill out break
- Very poor.
- Liked it so much, I'm going again
Port El Kantaoui | 3 star hotelfrom $30
4089 Port El Kantoui, Port El Kantaoui | Hotelfrom $35
B.P.40, Port El Kantaoui | 5 star hotelfrom $79