Top things to do in Matmata

Film Location in Matmata

Hotel Sidi Driss

This hotel and old troglodyte house is Matmata's biggest draw because of its iconic status as a Star Wars film location. Spread over several pit courtyards connected by underground tunnels, it stood in for Luke Skyw…
Museum in Matmata

Musée Berber

Run by local women who have displays of carpet-making and traditional keys, this is an option for viewing the pit dwellings of Matmata. Because doors are secured by long, wooden bolts that disappear into the wall, t…
Tunisian in Matmata

Chez Abdoul

A cheery hotel with terrace just across the road from the louage station, and the only good eating option outside the hotels. Expect standard Tunisian fare of couscous, grilled meat, a few stews and maybe even a piz…