Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Tozeur

Palmeraie

This enormous green space has more than 200,000 date palms, as well as fig and pomegranate trees and canopied garden holdings. It's best explored by foot, bicycle (ask at your hotel for recommended bike hire), or ca…
Cultural in Tozeur

Tozeur International Oasis Festival

Whoever thought so much was going on in the desert? Every year, Tozeur comes alive with storytelling, traditional music, dancing and, of course, camel and horse racing in a celebration of desert culture. The festiva…
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Fastfood Ham Hama

This small place is hugely popular, serving up everything from chapatis and shawarma to rotisserie chicken and couscous. The side salads and beans are a quick cheap meal in themselves.
Museum in Tozeur

Dar Charaït Museum

The museum is housed is an extravagant reproduction of an old palace and contains collections of pottery, jewellery, costumes and other antiques, as well as an art gallery. Scattered throughout the rooms off the spl…
Area in Tozeur

Ouled El Hadef

This 14th-century medina has a unique, striking architecture of pale brickwork arranged in relief patterns of endless, rhythmic variation; the easiest way in is from Ave de Kairouan. Many of the buildings have been …
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Restaurant Dar Deda

A restaurant popular with tourists and locals alike with friendly service and an intimate candlelit atmosphere. The mains on the menu hold few surprises but are reliably good. Don’t forget the starters though – doig…
Cafe in Tozeur

Sahara Lounge

Set in the palmeraie, this is a great place for a shisha under the palm trees, or a coffee or cool drink. Courting couples and families sitting at the tables spread throughout the garden.
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Restaurant Le Soleil

Make like you're in the palmeraie with the plaster palm tree decor at Le Soleil. The couscous is good here, along with the stews a la jarre (baked in a clay pot).
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Restaurant Tozorous

This recommended restaurant serves up pasta, grilled meat and couscous dishes in a brick-walled dining room complete with a working coffee pot–shaped fountain in the centre.
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Restaurant de la République

Set back off the street, in an arcade next to the Mosque El Ferdous, this is an ever-popular local place and great for kebabs or couscous and salad.