Spend your time exploring the cosmopolitan capital city of Tunis, the ancient ruins of Carthage, the Muslim and Jewish quarters of Jerba, and coastal resorts outside of Monastir. Tunisia is known for its golden beaches, sunny weather and affordable luxuries and brings a unique blend of Arab and Berber cultures and influence. Tunisians enjoy celebrating hundreds of international film, theatre and music festivals, nationally, regionally and locally. The country is famous for beautiful pottery, ironwork and mosaics, and you should keep an eye out for the interesting traditional dress, jebba, which is nowadays mostly reserved for weddings and other national or native ceremonies.
During the school year, studies occupy the largest part of a teenager’s life. Many students take extra lessons to improve their grades. Teenagers practice or watch sports events as a group in cafés—soccer, volleyball and handball are most popular. Tunisia has a thriving civil society and some young people are active in a variety of social clubs.