Hergla is a small cliff-top town in northeastern Tunisia off the Gulf of Hammamet. White houses of Hergla are built in classic style characteristic for this region. In the roman periode Hergla was named "Horrea Caelia". It was the boardertown between the historic regions Byzacena and Zeugitana. Very impressive was the mosque "Sidi Bou Mendil", which dominated the town. Nearby, was the cemetery of Hergla with historic graves. In difference to the neighbour cities Hammamet and Port El Kantaoui Hergla has not much tourism. There was a little habour. Famous products are baskets from esparto.