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Scuba Diving in a Monastir

You will probably be interested in the possibility of scuba diving in the Monastir. 2 centers operate in the city. Training for novice divers is conducted there. The depth is 5-20 meters near the sandy shore with small rocks. You can explore coral reefs and underwater caves by snorkeling or scuba diving. You can also see numerous marine life and various algae. There are several small uninhabited Islands off the coast of Monastir. You can also observe the representatives of shallow-water fauna by visiting any of them.
One of the most popular resorts in Tunisia, Monastir is a major trading city and training center of the country. The city is famous primarily for its magnificent beaches. They are well … Open

Horse Riding on the Skanes Ranch

If you want to travel on horseback you can visit the western region of Monastir. It's called Skanes. The ranch with sand riding fields, a riding school, and special playgrounds is located on its territory. You will be able to take training there if necessary. If you already have riding skills you can rent a horse and go for a walk along the coast to Monastir or Sousse.

Visit Ribat Fortress

You can visit the Ribat Fortress while visiting the sights of Monastir. It is an example of the military architecture of the VIII century and a religious monument. It is open on any day of the week except Monday. You can visit it from 8 am to 5:30 pm from September 16 to June 16, until 5 pm from June 17 to July 17, and until 7 pm from July 18 to September 15. Murabitun monks who served Allah and protected the city from enemies lived in it in the past. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Monastir is one of the quietest and picturesque cities of Tunisia. To the whole world, it is famous for its unique historical sites among which is the ancient fortress of Ribat. However, … Open
The Islamic Museum is located in its prayer hall today. Numerous exhibits, including an astrolabe from Córdoba and glass items dating back to the Fatimid dynasty, are presented there. You will get the opportunity to look at them and walk through numerous staircases, corridors, galleries, and passages that are similar to a maze. You can climb to the observation platform of the tower by a spiral staircase with several dozen steep steps. You can enjoy the amazing panorama of the city and the coast there.

Enjoy the Speed in the Go-Kart Center

You can visit the karting center to diversify your vacation and have fun in the Monastir. It's called the Palm Karting Monastir. This karting center is located near the airport. You can reach it by taxi, bus or train. It is open from 10:30 to 00:30 during the summer months. You can visit it from 10:00 to 19:00 in winter. A complex 986-meter track, a protective helmet, a single or double car, and the help of a qualified staff of the center are waiting for you there. You can also take part in races. But you should pre-arrange with the administrator about this entertainment.
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Entertainment Options Available on the Beaches of the Monastir

You can swim in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and sunbathe on the sandy beach in the Monastir. You will also be able to choose suitable entertainment for yourself. For example, you can go water skiing or jet skiing, take a boat ride, go windsurfing, kite surfing, or visit the local yacht club. You will have the opportunity to go sailing there. You will also be able to fly on a parachute over the sea waves and take a trip on a paraglider.

Tour to the Sahara

You can take a 2-day tour to the Sahara during your vacation at the Monastir. You will be able to travel 1200 kilometers and see numerous interesting sights. You should take the bus early in the morning for this. It goes from Monastir to El Djam. You will be able to see the big Coliseum there. You will have a long trip to the south after that.
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There will be stops in the oasis of Gaesa and in the area of Matmata. The homes of troglodytes are located there. The bus journey will end in Duz. It is called the "Gateway to the Sahara". You will have a chance to ride a camel, quad bike, or SUV on the hot sand. You will also be able to visit the dry salt lake in the oasis of Chebika and see the sunrise in the desert. You will be able to go to Kairouan on the way back. You will visit the mosque there.
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Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Monastir from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Monastir as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Monastir unforgettably and with a full passion!
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