Tunisia, the jewel of the Mediterranean
Nestled on the northern coast of Africa, Tunisia is only 70 miles from Sicily and borders Libya and Algeria. Features over 800 miles of Mediterranean beaches, dozens of fresh-water springs and pools, several mountain ranges, and the great oriental erg of the Sahara. Formerly a french colony, Tunisia's second language after Arabic is French and had a large influence in french architecture, infrastructure and education and health systems, among others. A quite progressive Muslim country, Tunisia has had a quite peaceful existance particularily in the past 30 years, which has also encouraged more and more tourists to come and visit this magnificent country. Among olive trees, blue skies, and sweet green mint tea, you'll fall in love with Tunisia.