The Sahel is a coastal
region of the center Tunisia. It is known for its olive groves, industry
of the textile and tourism. It is the most populated area of all Tunisia. Its
main cities are called: Sousse, El Jem, Monastir and Mahdia.
El Kantaoui marina has boomed constantly growing since its construction in 1977. It is a marina, built, according to an Arab-Andalusian architectural style, with alleys, arches, squares, houses imbricated, shops, restaurants and cafes.
Located in the Kasbah, new archaeological museum of Sousse, recently restored, thanks to the Franco-Tunisian cooperation, is a wonder of the value of its collections and wise arrangement. Its collection of Roman mosaics is one of the richest in the country. The exhibits are the result of excavations in Sousse and its surroundings.
Formerly Sousse was called Hadrumète. He was built at century IX, by the
Phenicians. Located at 130 km from Tunis, Sousse counts 110 thousand inhabitants. Pleasant city with a pretty beach, an Arab old city with ramparts and souks, a trade and fishing port and modern districts in seaside..
10 km north of Sousse is Port El Kantaoui.
All around, hotels, entertainment centers, golf 70 ha, a casino, and nightclubs have sprung up and have made this area a the best resorts in the country ..