Few visitors venture beyond Tunisia's Mediterranean beaches, but we find this ancient part of the African Maghreb fascinating for its natural beauty and historical diversity. Explore exquisite ruins such as Carthage, the Roman cities of Sbeitla, Dougga and Bulla Regia with its superb mosaics. Visit Kairouan, Tunisia's holiest city, with the Great Mosque and fascinating Medina, situated just outside Tunis. Discover the crenellated walls of Sfax and visit the huge Colosseum at El Djem. Stay in the troglodyte village of Matmata before exploring the dunes of the Northern Sahara to feel the silent mystique of the world's largest desert.