Matmata, the ancient city of BerbersJuly 4, 2018
Matmata It is a small town in central Tunisia, almost within the Tunisian Sahara desert, this region lived an ancient people called berberes, even in parts of Algeria and Morocco people speak the language berberes.
This region is very famous, We have multiple people who visit and make excursions, because the houses of the Berbers in Matmata They are built within the mountains as if they were caves, the houses are large rooms and space to rooms for breeding.
We visited the region and the town of Matmata, when we made a screenplay by Tunisia, We got by the capital Tunis Tunisia, but soon we went to the coast, us 80Km, we were on the beach of Yasmine Hammamet, where we stayed 4 days at a resort, O Hotel Iberostar Averroes, one of these days we went to the city next to call Hammamet, others 2 days we stayed in Tunisia, We took a tour with Voyages & Recreation in Tunisia (VLT) where we got references on the internet and was well worth it, We speak with Ghassen +216 52 804 841 (Whatsapp), it is a guide and also sells the package we wanted and several other, much like his and the agency service, It is quite rare we travel with some tour, but as we do not think a lot of information in the country and the tourist attractions of Tunisia are far apart, We prefer not to risk and make a travel agency this two-day tour, this tour we visit El Jem, Matmata, Douz, Tozeur, O Sahara desert, O Salt lake Chott el Jerid, O Chebika oasis e Kairouan.
In Matmata we spent a few hours and visited one of these houses built inside the rocks in the mountains, these houses inside the rocks resembles the houses inside the rocks of Cappadocia, we visited a few years ago.
In addition to visiting these amazing houses and learn how he lived and still lives the people Berbere, We had lunch at a restaurant in a very charming hotel, which is also dug into the mountain.
The time in the city was small, but he has to know everything that was scheduled, and still we had to meet in other cities Sahara desert in Tunisia.