The Best of Sidi Bou Said Walking Tour
Are you ready for a Mediterranean dream? It starts with the hill of Sidi Bou Said- the white and blue village with the Arab- Andalusian style houses. The city with artistic spirit related to the holy man SIDI BOU SAID AL BEJI. Start your day with a real energy bomb- the “zrir” a sweet mixture of nuts and sesame with honey, served on the newborn ceremonies, or Bomboloni, a fried doughnut snack topped with sugar. You can try it at the finest pastry shops in Tunisia. Then you walk up the hill to visit the “Dar el Annabi” house built at the end of the 18th century, it is now a local museum, featuring the atmosphere of a Tunisian family. What is so special about this place? Would you like to truly dive into Tunisian daily life, arts, and traditions? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about “Kawa al Alia”, Sidi Bou Said mausoleum, and other romantic places.
- Professional local tour guide
- Museum Dar El Annabi Admission fee
- Ennejma Ezzahra Palace Admission fee
Route & Duration
Galerie Le Violon Bleu
The gallery "The Blue Violin" was created in Tunisia, at the initiative of Essia Hamdi, at the beginning of 2004. Perched on the hill of the prestigious village of Sidi-Bou-Saïd all in blue and white, this gallery offers a breathtaking view of Carthage and the Mediterranean Sea.
It has a beautiful gallery in the heart of Sidi Bou Said. They hold different exhibitions very often.
Ennejma Ezzahra Palace
The historical palace at Sidi Bou Said, in northern Tunisia, was built from 1912 - 1922 by Baron Rodolphe d'Erlanger (1872–1932) as his home in Tunisia. It is known as an outstanding example of Arab-Islamic architecture in Tunisia and was built with historic elements by craftsmen from Tunisia. After the independence of Tunisia in 19, it was the first museum to be opened in the country.
Museum Dar El Annabi
It is an old and luxurious summer house that was built in the Tunisian architectural style inspired by the magnificent Andalusian character, in the eighteenth century AD by Mufti Muhammad El Annabi. The house has a beautiful courtyard surrounded by different rooms containing the original old furniture, with a group of statues that express the traditions and general character of this society, such as wax statues that represent the henna party for the bride.
Galerie Le Violon Bleu Sidi Bou Said mausoleum, Cartage, Tunisia See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.