Tunis, the country's capital, is situated 120 miles (193 kilometers) northeast of Qalat-As-Sanan.
Consider using Qalat-As-Sanan as a base for further adventures. Tunisia has been blessed with an abundance of great attractions.
Tunisia is a good destination for those with a passion for open-air markets. A great way to get to know a place is by knowing about its earlier days. Make the time to visit the old towns while you are here.
If you're are lucky to have good weather while you are here, get out and enjoy the water activities. Sailing and wind surfing are just two of the well-established watersports here.
A way to experience the essence of a place is by exploring the restaurants and cafés in the region. Try some dishes and strike up a conversation with local residents. You will learn that tomatoes and seafood are favorite ingredients in local foods. Try out popular menu items including mesfouf (couscous) and tabil (spice mixture). Asida (sweet gruel pudding), a great way to wrap up your meal. To prolong your pleasant evening, consider going out for a nice glass of wine in a bar. Try Coteaux d’Utique or Coteaux de Carthage. Order some cedratine (lemon liqueur). This is a common spirit in the region. If you are looking for a light refreshment, tea is a good choice.
For those who intend on traveling by air, take into account that the most convenient major airport is Rabah Bitat Airport, 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest of Qalat-As-Sanan.