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The BEST Tunisia travel guide when you fly to Enfidha from London Southend Airport

Ready for a real adventure? We’re not talking Vespas or snorkelling at the beach, but ancient wonders or treks in the desert – by car or camel. Think ‘long-lost civilisations’ and bustling markets brimming with the taste of spice in the air. Now you’re talking adventure holiday; that’s what awaits on your next easyJet holidays package to Enfidha in Tunisia next summer 2025.

From May 2025, London Southend Airport is starting flights to Enfidha Airport, the ultimate gateway to Tunisia’s rich tapestry of history, adventure and incredible food. 

From the second you land you’ll start forging memories to last you a lifetime (and show off on your Instagram story if you’re that way inclined). But before you can begin, you need to get the lay of the land. That’s why we’ve created the only travel guide you need for your Tunisian getaway.

OK, yes. You can also kick back and relax in between, if that’s what you’d prefer, especially at these recommended package holiday hotels. And with an average temperate of 29°C, there’s plenty of sunshine for you to soak up that Vitamin D around the pool.

So, what are you waiting for? Read on for the BEST Tunisia travel guide for when you visit Enfidha from London Southend.

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Things to do in Sousse

Sousse is a beautiful city sitting on the Mediterranean Coast, just a 40-minute drive south of Enfidha Airport. With pristine traditional architecture, great food and plenty of sites to see, it’s the first stop for many tourists seeking out all Tunisia has to offer. Here are some sights you can’t miss:  

Visit Sousse Medina and the Great Mosque

Immerse yourself in history at the Sousse Medina (the Old Town) known for its narrow streets, bustling markets and the iconic Great Mosque.

Relax at Jobi and Samara Beach

Enjoy a day of sun and sea at Jobi and Samara Beach, popular spots in Sousse for relaxation and watersports.

Explore the archaeological sites

Discover ancient history at the Archaeological Museum of Sousse, showcasing its impressive collection of mosaics and artefacts.

Restaurant recommendations in Sousse


Indulge in French Mediterranean cuisine at Escargot, a top-rated restaurant in Sousse.

Papadam Food

Located in Sousse’s Khezama neighbourhood, Papadam Food offers a variety of Tunisian dishes in a laid-back setting – perfect for lunch.

Restaurant Cafe Seles

Enjoy authentic Tunisian cuisine and look out over panoramic views in this charming Sousse eatery.

Tours from Sousse

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Carthage, Sidi Bou Said and Medina guided tour

Experience the best of Tunisia’s heritage with a guided tour from Sousse to the ancient city of Carthage, the charming village of Sidi Bou Said and the bustling Medina. Don’t miss the spectacular Antonine Baths!

Book your Carthage, Sidi Bou Said and Medina tour

Berber villages guided tour

Hop into a 4×4 in Sousse and set out to explore the unique Berber villages on a full-day guided tour from Sousse and Monastir, where tradition meets adventure.

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Sahara explorer excursion

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Sahara desert, exploring the dramatic dunes and rocky landscapes with a knowledgeable guide.

Book your Sahara explorer excursion

Things to do in Hammamet

Hammamet is on the coast roughly 40 minutes north of Enfidha airport by car. This idyllic resort town sits just beyond beautiful hills and citrus groves. Here are some must-see sights in Hammamet, with some restaurant recommendations and tours to boot. 

Visit the Medina and Kasbah Hammamet: Step into history at the Kasbah Hammamet, an ancient fortress dating back to the 9th century that offers breathtaking sunset views.

Take in the culture: Visit the International Cultural Centre of Hammamet, housed in the George Sebastian Villa, and delve into its diverse exhibitions and cultural exhibits.

Discover Nabeul: Explore Nabeul, a nearby city just 20 minutes by car, renowned for its pottery and artisan markets and perfect for picking up unique souvenirs.

Restaurant recommendations in Hammamet

Le Barberousse

Enjoy beachfront dining with fresh seafood and Mediterranean cuisine in Hammamet.


Known for its cosy ambiance and delightful coffee and crepes, Germaine provides a garden-like setting to unwind after exploring cultural treasures.

Sidi Bouhdid

Before you head off, stop to relax at this beachfront cafe, enjoy the laid-back atmosphere and local Tunisian cuisine in Nabeul.

Tours from Hammamet 

Carthage and Sidi Bou Said guided tour

Dive into Tunisia’s rich history and vibrant culture on a day trip from Hammamet to Carthage and the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said, complete with expert guidance.
Book your Carthage and Sidi Bou Said tour

Sahara desert 2-day excursion

Spend two unforgettable days exploring the Sahara desert from Nabeul or Hammamet, including stops at the awe-inspiring El Djem Amphitheater, the surreal landscapes of Matmata and some iconic Star Wars film locations.
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Kairouan and El Jem guided tour

Visit two of Tunisia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a single day with a guided tour of the historic cities of Kairouan and El Jem, complete with hotel pickup.
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Half-day boat tour with lunch

Set sail on a pirate-themed boat from Hammamet, enjoying the Gulf’s beautiful waters and a light lunch with soft drinks included.
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Things to do in Tunis 

Drive 1hr14m north of Enfidha airport and you’ll reach Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. With world-class shopping, great restaurants and beautiful UNESCO World Heritage sites, Tunis seamlessly blends the past and present. 

We won’t be talking about any tours in Tunis for one simple reason – there are already tours from Sousse and Hammamet to Tunis. Here are the places you need to go and the restaurants to check out:

Things to do in Tunis

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Explore the Medina

The Tunis Medina is an enchanting UNESCO World Heritage site where you can shop for spices, textiles, and unique souvenirs!

The Bardo Museum

Dive into history at the Bardo Museum, home to one of the world’s largest collections of Roman mosaics and artefacts.

Explore the ruins of Carthage

Step back in time as you explore the ancient ruins of Carthage, once a bustling Roman city. Don’t forget to visit the Roman villas and the Carthage National Museum!

Take in modern Tunis

Experience the vibrant side of Tunis by strolling along Avenue Habib Bourguiba, where you can explore modern shops, cafes and French colonial-era architecture.

Wander the picturesque streets of Sidi Bou Said

Discover the charm of Sidi Bou Said with its iconic blue-and-white streets overlooking the Mediterranean. It’s perfect for a leisurely stroll!

Restaurant recommendations in Tunis

Dar El Jeld

Don’t miss a meal at Dar El Jeld in the heart of the Medina, serving up authentic Tunisian cuisine in a historic setting.

Le Zink

Right by the Bardo Museum, Le Zink offers a variety of dishes, including delightful Tunisian specialties.

El Ali

After soaking in history, unwind at El Ali with its rooftop terrace and delicious gourmet dishes near Carthage.

Pasta Cosi

Enjoy a taste of Italy in Tunis at Pasta Cosi, offering a variety of mouthwatering pasta dishes.

Cafe des Nattes

Indulge in traditional Tunisian cuisine with a view at Cafe des Nattes, a cosy spot with sea vistas in Sidi Bou Said.

Tunisia has so much to offer, whether you’re looking for nature, history, adventure, or lying back on the beach and relaxing with a great Mediterranean meal. 

When you fly to Enfidha with London Southend Airport, you’re unlocking a new world of enviable experiences and stories to tell for years to come. Now, all that’s left to do is book your holiday.


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