Vaga is the ancient name of Beja city located in the north-east of Tunisia.
The region of Beja is well known for its cereal production. This practice exists since Antiquity.
In this place, several civilizations have followed one another whilst preserving remarkable traces.
In the surrounding area of Beja, the village of Testour is located about a few kilometers away from the east of the region.
This little village is the greatest evidence of the Andalusian occupation of certain regions of Tunisia.
In its alleys, you can feel a strong Andalusian presence that occurs through the urban appearance, the western architectural style, and the fine crafts and Arts that are still practiced in the village.
The next visit of the day will be the archaeological site of Dougga. Take a cold meal before getting there.
The world heritage site of the ancient Thugga is the best preserved Roman archeological site of Tunisia. A total area of 60 hectares offers you a beautiful flat landscape stretched on the surrounding hillsides, and the ruins of Punic, Numidian, Roman, and Byzantine monuments that tell you the story of an ancient city as prestigious as Thugga.
You can spend the night in a hotel nearby the archeological site of Teboursouk.
In the delegation of Thibar, slightly to the north-west of Teboursouk on the hillsides of Djebel Ghorra Mountain, the park of Djebba has been created to smooth your hiking. Take the time to admire the waterfall and take pictures in the great outdoors with a breathtaking panoramic mountainous landscape.
Do not end your tour without visiting the city of Beja, the county seat of the region, and taste a good sheep’s milk cheese; the local product of this region. Buy-in a little if you like it.
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