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Things to do in Gabès

Best attractions to visit in Gabès

1. Kerkennah Islands - Gabès

Kerkennah Islands

Located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the east coast of Tunisia, is a group of Islands known as the Kerkennah Islands. The islands are only 13 meters above the sea. The two main Islands are the Chergui and Gharbi. The land here is arid, making agriculture difficult, but there is still vegetation and plant growth. The climate is warm and dry, yet very tranquil and peaceful. Most local Tunisians have second homes on the Island where they come for vacations. As far as tourism is considered then little has been done to attract any. There are a few hotels in the vicinity but most who visit there are Tunisian locals. Some Russian and German families also reside on the Island. The Kerkennah Islands are a way to escape from the modern world. The aspect which makes the place so unique is its originality that provides an excellent environment to kick back and relax. The beaches are pure, but deprived of modern facilities. The shore is sloped and shallow for yards, making it a perfect spot for children. There are some facilities for water sport activities like sailing and windsurfing. Other than that there are options for camel and horse riding. While, there aren’t any sightseeing wonders here, the Island is still open for exploration. There are paths where one can cycle and explore the two Islands and some their most isolated beaches. North to the main resort is Sidi Frej, where there are remains of an old Ottoman Fort. The Islands are a popular spot for fishing. In fact fishes and octopuses (local specialty) are exported to the whole of Tunisia. Kerkennah Islands are a beautiful and pure place. Anyone, who is looking for a simple soft vacation should head towards the Islands.

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