Tataouine

Tatouine, a captivating region in Tunisia, is a treasure trove of Amazigh villages, also known as Berber villages, each steeped in rich history and unique cultural traditions. Villages like Matmata, Chenini, and Douiret guarantee an unparalleled experience with their ancient architecture, nestled into the rocky landscapes. These villages offer a glimpse into the enduring heritage of the Amazigh people, showcasing troglodyte dwellings carved into the earth, creating a remarkable blend of architecture and nature.

 

Tatouine is also renowned as a filming location for the legendary Star Wars franchise, with iconic sites like Matmata's underground homes and the surrounding desert landscapes serving as the backdrop for scenes from the fictional planet Tatooine. This cinematic connection adds a layer of intrigue to the region, attracting Star Wars enthusiasts from around the world.

 

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21 Amazing Amazigh Ksours in the South of Tunisia

Some Ksour are communities perched atop impregnable hills, such as those at Chenini and Douiret. Their "ghorfas" are in ruins, and the residences are partially dug out of the rock walls. The ruins merge seamlessly with the mountaintops. Even now, people still speak Amazigh. In this article we tell you how and from where to access these gems of Medenine and Tataouine.

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The Ultimate Guide to Visit the Berber Villages Chenini & Douiret in Tunisia

Positioned at the top of a mountain, Douiret and Chenini are mesmerizing destinations for those searching for a remote and distant place to recharge their batteries, unwind and immerse oneself in an incredible adventure. To make the most of your stay in these Berber villages, WildyNess guides you through what to do in Chenini and Douiret.

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3 Amazing Road Trips to do in South Tunisia

Coming to Tunisia to explore the southern part is always a good idea for those who crave for satisfying their sense of curiosity while guaranteeing safety. But, how to do it in the best possible way? The answer is: road trip. Taking a road trip in a new country is more thrilling and memorable. It’s a different, yet rewarding, way to discover yourself and the new surroundings. If you’re already convinced that the South of Tunisia deserve a road trip, Wildyness team guides you through the best 3 road trips to go for.

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