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Address: Hammamet, Tunisia

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We stayed in a hotel in the Yasmine district of Hammamet and it took about 15 minutes to get the no. 115 or 120 bus to the Villa. Entrance is 5 Dinar each. It was pretty empty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

a cool shady haven for a hot dat...with historical interest. Nothing SPECTACULAR.... but...wow-wee...we loved it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed in a hotel in the Yasmine district of Hammamet and it took about 15 minutes to get the no. 115 or 120 bus to the Villa. Entrance is 5 Dinar each. It was pretty empty when we arrived in the morning. The villa was exactly what's been described. Must visit the kitchen and the sunken bath for four.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This villa is a (fairly) well kept secret and it only costs a few dinars to visit. We had a personally guided tour and then were left to our own devices to have a look around the grounds which were extensive. I believe they extended right to the sea but we didn't walk that far. Yes, there's an air of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place has historical connections with Rommel and Churchill but it is not a stately home by any means. The guide was friendly and made us fresh lemonade (from home grown lemons!) A bit pricely for what it is.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had seen the reviews of this place on Tripadvisor so decided to visit. We weren't disappointed. The gardens, which are full of fruit trees, are a delight. And the house, though in need of some redecoration, is beautiful. There are great views out to sea too. An oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of the surrounding area.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We came here first and foremost for me to indulge my hobby of geocaching as there is a cache in the grounds. Secondly, we wanted somewhere different to look around during our stay. This apparently the botanical garden of Hammamet so I was expecting something quite spectacular and so was rather disappointed. The entry is 5 DT and an additional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A good couple of hours spent enjoying the house, orange groves and open air theatre. No cafe when we were there but drinks can be ordered and paid for at the entrance to be served at the house.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Visited the Villa in the afternoon as it was close to our hotel. Didn't expect an awful lot but we were pleasantly surprised. The entrance fee is very reasonable and the guide who gave us a brief tour, was good as well. The rest of the time you can spend exploring on your own. The who place is a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

what can i say about this place? hidden off main road , opposite a bus stop on way to Hammamet itself, whilst a shade of it's former past, still an impressive site to see. it's costs 5 dinar to get in which is about £2-00 ish. the tour guide on site is excellent. please tip him as he is such... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great site to visit, beautiful villa and gardens. Is also used as arts/ music venue. Check out their Facebook page for up to date listings. Interesting to history buffs to see where the likes of Churchill have stayed.

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