Tunisia is one of the smallest countries in North Africa, it is also one of the most liberal countries. But for a small country it is perhaps one of the richest and most diverse both from a historical and geographical perspective.
The weather in Tunisia ranges from the warm Mediterranean beaches, to the cool mountain tops to the hot desert in the south.
Tunisia having had a colorful past obtained its independence from France in 1956 leaving far reaching economic, political and cultural influences.
From the cuisine to the countries administration, Tunisia benefits from modern developments in transportation, medical, schools and industry. Tunisia’s Older history remains evident throughout the country with beautiful sites from Roman and Berber cultures alike.
Tunisia also has national parks protected by UNESCO, mountain ranges and desert oasis and white sandy beaches.
Tunisia is a growing tourist destination with an economy that is regularly outpacing its neighbors thanks to a healthy tourism industry that welcomes over 6 million guests every year. From its ancient Souks and medinas to the film sets of Star Wars (the Phantom Menace pod scene were filmed in Matmata), this Arb-berber country of Tunisia is the most liberal of the Islamic world where alcohol is freely available and woman rights are the most progressive of North Africa.
General facts about Tunisia:
Population : 12million
-Tunisian weather: Sun and warmth all year round Tunisian weather varies depending on the regions and altitude.
The south near the Saharan desert can reach high dry temperatures, whereby the mountains will be cooler with a light breeze. Many holiday travelers to Tunisia will head for the beaches of popular destinations such a Hammamet.
The weather on the coast all is sunny and warm year round. But the Tunisian coastal climate is regarded as Mediterranean rather than African. In the peak of summer days temperatures coastal temperatures can reach 33º, but the light breeze make coastal vacation destinations ideal exotic holiday spots for water sports and family holidays, even in the height of summer.
Spring and Autumn: ideal time to travel May to June and September to November are prime Tunisia Vacation periods. The spring and autumn months bring the greatest variety of climates and temperatures, from the mountain tops to the desert dunes and the coasts, temperatures will range from 12º to 30º, depending on what vacation activities and sites tickle your fancy, there is always a perfect climate for you.
It’s also Ideal golfing time. If a tropical golf destination is what you are looking for, spring an autumn yield the best golfing conditions. If any rain should occur, Tunisia has brief bursts of rain, where the clouds quickly break to let the sun shine through.
It’s ideal weather conditions for activity holidays such as trekking and cycling vacations, as well as desert exploration and archeological finds.