The Rough Guide to Tunisia is the definitive guide to this fascinating North African country. The guide includes a full-colour 24-page introduction to Tunisia's highlights, from the mile-long beaches of the mediterranean coast to the fortified Kasbahs of the mountainous interior and the Saharan oases towns. The guide gives lively accounts of all the sights, from Roman remains and Islamic monuments to the ancient Medinas of Tunis, Sfax and Sousse. There is comprehensive coverage of the resorts - Hammamet, Sousse and Port el Kantaoui with details of their beaches and the best excursions to the surrounding mountains and deserts. For each city, town and village there are in-depth reviews of the best places to stay, eat, shop and haggle. The authors also provide authoritative background on the country's history, religious and social traditions, wildlife, architecture and its use as a location for films such as 'The Life of Brian' and 'Star Wars'.