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Day Excursion to Uthina Zaghouan and Thuburbo Majus from Tunis or Hammamet

From Tunis, the road runs alongside a partially restored Roman aqueduct, reminding that Tunis, since ancient times, has been drinking spring water from the mountain of Zaghouan.
Along the way, fans of archeology will appreciate the site of Oudna, a Punic city that has become Roman. The so-called “Laberii” villa with its thirty rooms on 2,300 m² deserves a special visit for its mosaics, an archaeological site well preserved includes an astonishing amphitheater that could once accommodate 20,000 spectators.
Then we will visit the Andalusian medina of Zaghouan, to finish with Thuburbo Majus, an ancient city that experienced a decline in the middle of the third century before a brilliant renaissance in the fourth century, leading it to proclaim itself Respublica Felix Thuburbo Majus.
The vandal invasion, in the middle of the fifth century, put an end to the prosperity of the city and brought it back to the rank of a town which soon after the Arab conquest was deserted.

per adult from

$236

AUD

Duration

7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Wi-Fi on board
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • Circuit historique Uthina - Zaghouan
    -Visite du site historique de l'ancienne ville romaine d'Uthina. (1 heure)
    -Suivre l’aqueduc romain reliant Carthage aux sources de Zaghouan.
    -Visite de la médina andalouse de Zaghouan:(1 heure ) ou les Berbères, les Puniques se sont installés sur les contreforts du Djebel Zaghouan depuis de nombreux siècles. puis rapidement les Romains ont en effet aménagés dans cette région pour capter et utiliser le bien le plus précieux pour toute civilisation : l’eau. En effet, plusieurs sources importantes existent au pied du djebel.C’est ainsi que les Romains ont construit, vers 130 après JC, l’immense aqueduc reliant la ville antique de Ziqua à Carthage, permettant d’alimenter la capitale en eau.Plus tard, les arabes se sont installés. La ville a subi une évolution majeure à partir de 1609, avec l’installation d’une importante communauté andalouse, chassée d’Espagne. La communauté a importé de nombreux savoir-faire architecturaux, culinaires et artisanaux que l’on retrouve encore de nos jours en parcourant la vieille ville. Enfin, l’époque coloniale, plus récente, a également laissé de nombreux témoignages.
    -Visite du site archéologique Thurbubo Majus


    Stop At:

    • Thuburbo Majus, 1140 Tunisia
    • Uthina (Oudhna), Site Archeologique Uthina Mornag, Ben Arous 2013 Tunisia
    • L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, Zaghouan Tunisia
    • The Water Temple, Rue Sidi Ali Azouz, Zaghouan 1100 Tunisia
    • Zaghouan, Zaghouan, Zaghouan Governorate

    Sample Menu

    • Mlawi et slata mechouia - le "Plat tunisien" le plus populaire
    • Kaak Ouarka - Une délicieuse pâtisserie locale au parfume distillé de la fleur d’églantier
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You’ll get picked up from any hotels or Airbnb around Tunis or Hammamet
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Hallo Tunisia

Activity ID: V-136275P4

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