Djerba often referred to as the “Isle of Forgetfulness” attracts tourists towards its beautiful soft sandy beaches, serene locales and tranquil countryside. Listed amongst the World’s best ecological destinations, Djerba Island is renowned for effectively preserving its rich culture, traditions and architecture. Located on the Gulf of Gabes, the island houses several small villages and is famous for its vibrant souks, excellent climatic conditions and traditional music.
Houmt Souq is one of the top places to visit in Djerba. Located in the vicinity of the sea, the souk features several outdoor cafes, restaurants and funduqs. Borj el-Kebir or Borj Ghazi Mustapha is an important ancient fort that has serves as the stronghold of several commands. The Griba Synagogue is a major Jewish holy place of worship in Djerba that has been built some 1400 years ago.