Ain Draham - Market

There is a weekly market in Ain Draham on Mondays, which caters to the locals.

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There is a weekly market in Ain Draham on Mondays, which caters to the locals.

Beja - Market

The weekly market is held on a Tuesday. Since Roman times, Beja has held the biggest grain market in the North. Modern Béja is a relatively prosperous market town.

In addition to flour mills, the town has sugar refineries and i...

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The weekly market is held on a Tuesday. Since Roman times, Beja has held the biggest grain market in the North. Modern Béja is a relatively prosperous market town.

In addition to flour mills, the town has sugar refineries and is the site of an agricultural research college; the casbah (citadel) is still used by the army. Béja is linked by road and rail with Tunis, 65 miles (105 km) east.

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Ben Guerdane - Market

Ben Guerfane hosts three markets. The weekly market is on a Saturday and is located in the centre of town, south of avenue Habib Thameur. As you arrive in Ben Guerdane, the market is on the right. The market is very lively and ...

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Ben Guerfane hosts three markets. The weekly market is on a Saturday and is located in the centre of town, south of avenue Habib Thameur. As you arrive in Ben Guerdane, the market is on the right. The market is very lively and agricultural, moreso than other markets in the South. 

There is a Libyan market within a walled enclosure roughly a kilometer up from the Zaris Road; it is similar to the market in Houmt Souk, although it is larger, brewing with local culture, and is open daily - Sunday is the main day when all the stalls are open.

Finally, there is a Thursday morning livestock market; situated  3km south of the main town, on the road to Mouarmarat (take the road south of the hospital, bear right at the fork after 500m and continue for a couple of kilometers).

Please be aware that Ben Guerdane has the most active black markets of all Tunisian cities, you must be diligent when making purchases from the markets as all black market exchanges are illegal and if caught, one could face prosecution.

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Douz - Market

The Douz weekly market is held on a Thursday. This alluring market attracts locals, nomads and tourists alike and the presence of tourists makes it all the more enticing. The market is situated in the market square itself, wher...

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The Douz weekly market is held on a Thursday. This alluring market attracts locals, nomads and tourists alike and the presence of tourists makes it all the more enticing. The market is situated in the market square itself, where you can buy a broad selection of goods, for example, jackets, souvenirs or made to measure desert shoes. 

The regions renowned deglat en nour dates are for sale behind the Southern side of the square. The Livestock section is Southwest of the square. Camels are rare but would be found along with horses and donkeys as you come down the stairs to the compound, to your right. Most of the animals sold are sheep and goats.

 

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El Fahs - Market

El Fahs is a large market town 60 km Southwest of Tunis. The weekly market is on a Saturday and is one of the largest in the area, which is entirely dereft of tourist buses. El Fahs is a busy agricultural centre and the market ...

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El Fahs is a large market town 60 km Southwest of Tunis. The weekly market is on a Saturday and is one of the largest in the area, which is entirely dereft of tourist buses. El Fahs is a busy agricultural centre and the market place (which is located alongside the rail line near the train station) also holds an important cattle market.

El Jem - Market

Monday is the market day in El Jem and the market is found in the main square, which is near the Magasin General Supermarket.

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Monday is the market day in El Jem and the market is found in the main square, which is near the Magasin General Supermarket.

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Gafsa - Market

The largest market in Gafsa is held on Tuesdays. The economy of Gafsa is underpinned by agricultural produce and the production of traditional fabrics. Lots of families make a living by producing and trading carpets and other m...

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The largest market in Gafsa is held on Tuesdays. The economy of Gafsa is underpinned by agricultural produce and the production of traditional fabrics. Lots of families make a living by producing and trading carpets and other materials.

On Wednesdays Gafsa has a livestock market opposite the zoo at Orbata. There is also a good selection of fruit and food stalls.

Ghardimao - Market

The market day in Ghardimao is Tuesday.

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The market day in Ghardimao is Tuesday.

Hammam Lif - Market

Hammam Lif is a calm and pleastant destination, with the Saturday market being the busiest day of the week.

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Hammam Lif is a calm and pleastant destination, with the Saturday market being the busiest day of the week.

Houmt Souq - Market

The market is at the centre of Houmt Souq, with Mondays and Tuesdays being the key days that the market is held. Here there is the qaysarriya, a series of arched and covered passageways. The market attracts many traders from ar...

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The market is at the centre of Houmt Souq, with Mondays and Tuesdays being the key days that the market is held. Here there is the qaysarriya, a series of arched and covered passageways. The market attracts many traders from areas surrounding the island. Coral and jewellery are the most expensive commodoties and leather goods can also be found. There is a daily fish auction as well.

 

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