North Africa

The secret wonders of El Kef, Tunisia

Few visitors venture into this part of Tunisia, but those who do will discover an authentic destination rich in cultural diversity and history

16 June 2024 - 08:23 By Majdi Faleh, Asma Gharbi and Nourchen Ben Fatma

El Kef is a city built into the southern face of Jebel Dyr mountain, which is linked to the High Atlas mountains in the north-western region of Tunisia that borders on Algeria. The breeze that sweeps off the mountain and through the city’s streets offers relief from the hot weather and becomes part of the identity of a city whose riches are little known to the rest of the world...

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