Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, is located roughly 210 miles (338 kilometers) north of Midoun.
When it comes to getting the best from your precious vacation time, remember that Midoun is merely the beginning; Tunisia is home to a treasure-trove of scenic delights. Approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away you'll find Houmt Souq. Head here to visit the Borj El K'bir Fort and Houmt Souq Harbour.
People who arrive in Tunisia are often delighted to discover the open-air markets here. If the weather forecast isn't that great, visit Tunisia's history museums.
If the sun is shining during your stay, explore Tunisia's watery side. Wind surfing and kite surfing are just two ways the locals like to cool off here.
Sampling the food eaten by locals is usually about more than just filling your stomach. It is a window into the way of life in Tunisia. Two ingredients typically found in a number of Tunisia menus are tomatoes and seafood. Don't end your stay in Midoun without checking out mesfouf (couscous) or tabil (spice mixture). Asida (sweet gruel pudding) is a good way to conclude any Tunisia meal. Many travelers don't believe a culinary journey is complete unless they've tried the wine common in a region. Sample Coteaux d’Utique or Coteaux de Carthage. Cedratine (lemon liqueur) is a commonly consumed local spirit. It is a good way to round out your dining experience. And, whatever time of day it is, Tunisia is the perfect place to order tea.
For those who plan on arriving and departing by plane, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport is Djerba - Zaris Airport, 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the west of Midoun.