El Haouaria is on the northernmost tip of Cap Bon on the Sidi Abioud Mountain. This bustling small town, offers slice of the genuine Tunisian Mediterranean life. It is also known by its Roman name of Aqualaria which means «country of eagles». Just across the water to the east is Sicily, making this one of the narrowest points between Africa and Europe.


Gar el Kebir quarries, this are man-made Roman caves were clearly once used for prisoners, convicts and slaves who worked in the quarries.