Hotels in Tozeur

      Tozeur Details

      Tozeur is located in the south of Tunisia. The ancient town was once a resting point for caravans traveling from the sub-Sahara to trade on the Mediterranean Seas shores in the north of Tunisia. Today the town is famous for its date growing industry and has plenty to offer the visitor. Tourist attractions include the stunning and verdant botanical gardens, which date back to the 14th century. The Le Paradis Park offers a majestic view over more than 200,000 palm trees as well as a menagerie of snakes, scorpions, lions, fennecs and a camel. The Dar Chariet Museum in Tozeur is built in the style of a Tunisian palace and houses ancient coins, Jewelry and weaponry. The charming houses of Tozeur are an attraction in themselves employing mud bricks set out in interesting geometric patterns.Wandering around the old quarter of Tozeur is a joy as it is maze of cramped yellow houses and shops done in the traditional style. It is here that you can imagine being a part of a Berber caravan crew. Just outside of Tozeur is the amazing salt lake of Chott el-Jerid, which has a white shroud that stretched for miles. This is the largest of Tunisias salt lakes. This tranquil desert oasis is a romantic getaway spot and has excellent discount hotels here to help you get to know this part of Tunisia. Getting to Tozeur is easy too as it is served by an international airport with flights from London, Paris, Rome and some other European cities.