Bizerte is a stunning city, which lies on the northeast Mediterranean coastline, 72km north of the capital city of Tunis. It is recognised as the oldest European city in the country, home to a combination of modern and mature architecture. In aid of recreation, there are several beaches, including Sidi Salem Beach for one to enjoy, while one of the city’s most popular attractions is Fort Sidi El Hani, which is now a modern cafe set on the quayside. Bizerte hotels feature many mid-range options.
The birthday of Muhammad is celebrated on the day of Milad al-Nabi which falls differently depending on whether you are Shi’a or Sunni. Locals celebrate with a variety of events including processions, feasts and decorating of the towns.