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The Medina of Sousse

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(72 reviews)
Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Sousse is the 3rd largest city of Tunisia and it’s considered as the jewel of the coastline, with over 1.5 million inhabitants and huge beach resorts. The Medina which has been listed by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1988, is a typical example of the architecture of the early centuries of Islam in the Maghreb. It encompasses a Kasbah, fortifications and the Great Mosque of Sousse. Today we are taking you to a special journey through the history of the old city of Sousse (The Medina). You will marvel the souks and the huge variety of handicraft but also market places where shops sell spices, frankincense, vegetables and fruits such as the famous Tunisian Deglet Ennour dates.


Meet MedTunis

MedTunis

Mohamed Halouani, Tunisian native. Mohamed transformed his profound passion for travel and history into a creative and diversified educational career, designing and carrying out multiple archaeological and cultural trips for various institutions such as The Detroit Institute of Art, the Textile Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and many more organizations. After having received his degrees in English and Spanish, Mohamed completed his European Master's in linguistics and Hispanic studies at the Sorbonne University in Paris. He has extensive knowledge on Islamic architecture and Eastern decorative elements, as well as, archaeology and history. An excellent lecturer on ethnographic and anthropological subjects, he will introduce you not only to the historical jewels of Tunisia but he'll also reveal to you the culture and history. He is the Co-founder of the Tunisian Interprofessional Federation for Tourism and President of the Cultural Tourism in Tunisia.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Sousse with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Sousse. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Gill C.

21 June 2021

Excellent tour around Sousse. Mohammed is an engaging guide who is passionate about his country. Every trip I have done with him has been amazing.

Esther T.

20 June 2021

I enjoyed the tour with this guide. He showed us very interesting sites. His tone of voice was just right and with a clear English. He is a good guide.

Debra (Norwich UK) R.

20 June 2021

I discovered the Med Tunis tours only yesterday and really wish I had done so before. Wonderful things to see and the guide is extremely knowledgable. Great fun !

Marguerite R.

20 June 2021

very interesting

Anne L.

20 June 2021

Thank you, very atmospheric.


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