Before you come to Tunisia

Are you planning a trip to Tunisia? Is this your first time in Tunisia? This is a little checklist that will help you prepare your trip.

First time in Tunisia: what you need to know

Do I need a visa for Tunisia?

For a stay up to 90 days, you do NOT need a visa if you are a citizen of the United Kingdom & Colonies or a national of one of the following countries:
Algeria, Antigua, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia & Herzegovina, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Denmark, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Gilbert Islands, Greece, Guinea, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland Rep, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, Korea (South), Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Helena, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City and Yugoslavia.

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When to visit Tunisia?

You’re wondering when is the best time to come to Tunisia? All year long! Most of the people come to Tunisia during summer because of the hot and sunny weather and the beautiful beaches. But Tunisia has much more to offer! In fact, coming to Tunisia is a discovery of an astonishing part of the human history. The strategic geographic location of Tunisia and the pleasant living environment have made of this small piece of land a cradle to many great civilizations, making a trip to Tunisia, in any season you chose to come, an amazing discovery.

What language can I speak in Tunisia?

The official language in Tunisia is Arabic. However, Tunisians are known to master a certain number of other languages. The Tunisian dialect is spoken everywhere in Tunisia, the French language is spoken by almost everybody in Tunisia, and there are a lot of people who speak English. In the touristic zones, you can easily find people who speak Italian, Spanish or German and sometimes Russian.

Can I use Euros or US Dollars in Tunisia?

The only currency used in Tunisia is the Tunisian Dinar. You can have your Euros or Dollars or some other currencies exchanged in Banks, Airports and the exchange offices.

What can I eat in Tunisia?

Everything is delicious! The Tunisian cuisine is known to be extremely diversified and full of colors. The taste of the Tunisian food will simply amaze you. Be aware of the “harissa”, it is very spicy and hot. You will certainly enjoy it, but if you’re not used to hot dishes, don’t overdue it from your first day.
Discover the Tunisian cuisine by following this link: Hello TUNISIA’s Food

Any questions?

If you have any question about Tunisia, do not hesitate to send us a message ( and we’ll try our best to give you a satisfying answer. And welcome to Tunisia!



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