The national capital Tunis is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) northeast of Nefta.
Discover why Tunisia is so loved by by tourists, by taking to the road and experiencing the numerous natural and cultural attractions within easy traveling distance of Nefta. If you've enough time, head 15 miles (24 kilometers) to get to Tozeur. Here you can enjoy the Dar Chrait Museum and Chott el-Jerid.
Tunisia is home to a rich religious life; so take the time to visit the area's most sacred mosques. Tunisia is a great spot for visitors with an interest in open-air markets.
Should you hear the call of the great outdoors, follow the lead of active locals and go four-wheel driving or quad biking.
You'll often find the true spirit of a place is by exploring the restaurants and cafés in the region. Try some food and strike up a conversation with residents. Tomatoes as well as seafood are ingredients commonly used as components in dishes. Mesfouf (couscous) and tabil (spice mixture) are commonly enjoyed by travelers and residents alike. And your meal is not finished until you have tried asida (sweet gruel pudding), a common dessert. Don't think a meal is complete without a glass or two of wine? Taste Coteaux d’Utique or Coteaux de Carthage, some of the regional options. Order a glass of cedratine (lemon liqueur). This is a popular spirit in the region. And, whatever time it is, Tunisia is a great place to have tea.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Nefta, head to the nearest major airport situated in Houmt Souk, 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the east.