06.11.2017

Cruise to Tunisian Ports !

Cruise to Tunisian Ports ! - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Cruise tο Tunisian Ports !

Tunis, near to the port of La Goulette, is a city where yesterday and today blend together - a bustling Mediterranean city of palm tree boulevards, modern buildings, bright yellow taxis and chic boutiques alongside the narrow streets of the ancient Medina or Suuq, awash with leather and coloured garments.

Follow the shops offering antiques, jewellery, carpets and pottery towards the Mosque of the Olive Tree, Ez Zitouna at the heart of the Medina. This is Tunis' main mosque and is named after the mosque's founder who taught the Koran under an olive tree. Built in the 9th Century, the minaret was added in the 19th Century. It is today a house of learning.

Existing berths of La Goulette, with a total of 657mtr, together they reach a total length of around 1,700mtr. The facilities include a new tourist village (Goulette Village Harbour) and have increased the port's handling facilities as well as speed up transfer times, and most importantly enhanced security operations, with the entire area fully ISPS compliant.

Covering an area of 6,500sq mtr, the Goulette Village Harbour resembles a medina with Tunisian architectural styling and comprises a central building with two wings alongside housing 10 shops selling local traditional clothing, watches and jewellery. There are an a la carte fish restaurant, cafes and juice bar plus hammam, health and beauty shops.

Nearby Tunis is the Bardo Museum which boasts the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world. The museum also displays objects ranging from pre-historic artefacts to modern jewellery.

Services: No policy check if you stay inside the village, a fleet of 350 village taxis with a posted price list, Postal service and banking service. The ports of Sousse and Bizerte are also part of the Tunisian Port membership. Free internet is available at Goulette village. 

Must see tourist attractions
• Tunis city (modern) shops, etc.
• Tunis city (ancient) Medina, etc.
• Mosque of the Olive Tree, Medina
• 20km of beaches/watersports, etc.
• Bardo Museum (largest collection of Roman mosaics)
 

 

Port Facts

Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 330mtr
Width: 30mtr
Draught: 9mtr
 
Anchorage
Available: yes
Ship tenders allowed: yes
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: max 0.4mtr
 
Quays
Total number of quays: 8
Total length of quays: 1,700mtr
Quay depth: 9mtr
Passenger terminals: yes
 
Distances/Transportation
City centre: 10km
Airport: 7km
Free shuttle service to city: yes
Traffic
MedCruise and its membership proudly celebrated in October 2016 the return of cruise activity to Tunisian Ports.
 

 

Port Contact details

 
Main Contact
Cherifa Ben Salem
Director Foreign Relations
P +216 71 738 383
F +216 71 738 383
 
 
 
Mailing Address
Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports
Batiment Administratif
2060 La Goulette, Tunis
Tunisia
 

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