Where is Hammamet?
Hammamet is a town located on the south coast of Tunisia between Algeria and Libya. It is located just 60 km from the capital of Tunis, so that access to and from the main airport is very easy. Its Mediterranean climate and proximity to the coast make the temperatures pleasant all year and summers, hot, are perfect for enjoying the splendid beaches of Hammamet.
What does a visit to Hammamet have to offer?
Typically Tunisian entertainment. The range of activities in the city of Hammamet is extensive and varied. It is worth a visit to the picturesque and colorful streets of downtown, where the whitewashed houses contrast with their multicolored bases. You can buy all kinds of Arabic objects and practice the art of bargaining. Among its prominent buildings are the Medina, the Great Mosque and a fifteenth-century Spanish fort. In addition, there are numerous places to enjoy Tunisian tea.
A jasmine-scented destination. Hammamet is a place filled with nature. The palm groves are interspersed with aromatic orange, cypress and jasmine trees. The latter have become the signature flower of Tunisia, which despite not being native, grows in every corner filling homes and streets with its scent. It is so famous that the southern part of the city is called Yasmine Hammamet.
Delicious gastronomy in Hammamet. Tunisian cuisine is the result of a deep rooted culinary tradition along with the contributions of diverse cultures. It is known for its intense flavors and its typical, well-known dishes are couscous, briks (thin crepes filled with vegetables), tagines (meat chopped and cooked) and ojja (a ratatouille with local products). A delight for the palate to enjoy each day in Hammamet.
Nightlife in Hammamet. In Yasmine Hammamet is where the greatest concentration of leisure and entertainment for visitors is located. This is the popular area with plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs for your visit to Tunisia.
Are you interested in IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts for your visit to Hammamet?
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has a luxury hotel in Hammamet, the IBEROSTAR Averroes. It is an all-inclusive four-star resort with the best facilities, a wide variety of activities and professional staff for your Tunisian holiday to be a wonderful experience.