In North Africa there is an extraordinary archaeological heritage that testifies to the magnificence of the Roman Empire in its heyday, and the remains preserved in Tunisia and Algeria offer lovers of ancient history the opportunity to follow an itinerary of great interest and suggestion.
A journey to discover beautifully preserved archaeological sites, such as, in Tunisia, the Roman cities of Sbeitla and Dougga, 25 hectares of temples, private homes, theaters and spas, or the fascinating Bulla Regia, with its surprising underground houses, decorated with mosaics inspired by sea gods, up to the spectacular El Jem amphitheater, built in 230 AD, on the model of the Colosseum. In Algerian territory, obligatory stops in Timgad, founded by Emperor Trajan in 100 AD, Lambesi, ancient home of the Legio III Augusta, Djemila, in the Atlas Mountains and, on the coast, Tipaza and Caesarea, with their splendid imperial villas lapped by the waters of the Mediterranean.
Day 1 :
The medina of Tunis, the Zitouna mosque, the mederse and the animated souks.
Day 2 :
The Bard Museum, the ruins of Carthage and the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said.
Day 3 :
The site of Thuburbo Majusa and the holy city of Kairouan.
Day 4 :
The Roman amphitheater of El Jem and the mosaics of the archaeological museum of Sousse.
The temples of ancient Sufetula and the imposing Roman city of Dougga.
The underground villas of Bulla Regia and the site of Hippo Regius.
Day 7 :
Guelma’s Roman Theatre and Constantine’s Suspension Bridges.
Day 8 :
The Praetorium of Lambese, the Roman city of Timgad and the Medracen numide.
Day 9 :
The mosaics and the unforgettable archaeological site of Djemila.
Day 10 :
The archaeological museum and the kasbah of Algiers.
Day 11 :
The Cherchell arena and museum and the remains of Tipasa.
Day 12 :
Arrival at the destination airport.