We stayed here as part of our Tunisian DIY holiday. We had visited here before on a desert tour, and decided to come here and explore the area in more detail.
This is a town, where tourism is not the main industry, so don\'t expect perfect pavements and spotless streets.
There is not much in the way of evening entertainment - that we found anyway - but there is so much to do during the day you don\'t really have energy to stay up late.
There are about 20 different tour companies, all similarly priced, with about 10 jeep tours to chose from. These are quite expensive by Tunisian standards, but well worth trying - we liked the Omg ...
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I have rated the beach as 5, technically it isn\'t a beach, it\'s the Sahara Desert, and Tozeur is just on the edge of it. When we looked out of our hotel room it appeared we were seeing the sea, but it\'s not, it\'s the Chott El Jerid, Tunisia\'s largest dried up salt lake.
To stay here for 5 days, you really need to speak some French (or Arabic)- schoolday will do. We didn\'t meet one native english speaker in the time we were here. It\'s amazing how your use of a foreign language can improve in such a short time!
Our only regret on our holiday was not coming to Tozeur immediately, as we spent the first 8 days of our holiday in Sousse. That was good too, but there is so much to do in Tozeur, and we liked the more relaxed atmosphere here.