Exploring the Cultural Gems of Sidi Bou Said
Join us on a journey through the cultural gems of Sidi Bou Said, where we’ll explore the town’s stunning architecture, vibrant arts scene, and rich history. Our tour begins at the Ennejma Ezzahra Palace, a beautifully restored 19th-century villa that now houses a museum of music and Arab instruments. From there, we’ll visit Dar El Annabi, a traditional Tunisian home that showcases the town’s distinctive white and blue architecture. We’ll also climb to the top of the Sidi Bou Said lighthouse for breathtaking views of the Mediterranean panorama, and visit the Palais de Naceur Bey, a former royal residence that now houses a museum of traditional arts and crafts. Along the way, we’ll learn about the history and culture of this fascinating town, and hear about some of the talented artists and artisans who call it home.
- Sidi Bou Said is famous for its distinctive white and blue architecture, which is a blend of Tunisian, Arab, and Mediterranean styles. Visitors can admire the beautiful facades, intricate tile work, and ornate doors and windows of the town's traditional homes.
- Sidi Bou Said is a hub of creative activity, with numerous workshops and studios where local artisans produce traditional Tunisian crafts such as pottery, ceramics, textiles, and jewelry.
- Sidi Bou Said has a rich history that dates back to the Phoenician era, and the town is home to several important cultural landmarks.
- Professional local tour guide
- Ennejma Ezzahra Palace entry fee
- Dar El Annabi entry fee
Route & Duration
Ennejma Ezzahra Palace
Palace-turned-museum in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia, is known for its Islamic art collection and beautiful gardens.
Dar El Annabi
A beautifully restored traditional Tunisian house in the medina of Tunis, showcasing intricate tilework and wooden ceilings.
Sidi Bou Said lighthouse
A picturesque landmark in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia, with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the town.
A scenic viewpoint in Sidi Bou Said offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and coastline.
Palais de Naceur Bey
Former royal palace in the medina of Tunis, featuring beautiful Moorish architecture and decorative elements, and offering insight into the lives of the former royal family.
We will meet at the entrance of Ennejma Ezzahra Palace.
Ennejma Ezzahra Palace, Ennejma Ezzahra, 25 Rue du Maroc, Site archéologique de Carthage, Tunisia See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.