El Haouaria is on the northernmost tip of Cap Bon on the Sidi Abioud Mountain, is a bustling small town and offers slice of the genuine Tunisian Mediterranean life.. It is also known by its Roman name of Aqualaria which means «country of eagles».

Just across the water to the east is Sicily, making this one of the narrowest points between Africa and Europe.

Gar el Kebir quarries, this are man-made Roman caves were clearly once used for prisoners, convicts and slaves who worked in the quarries.

Although the sands of El Haouaria are covered in most places with a rocky top, just along the coast at Rass ed Drak is one of Tunisia’s loveliest beaches.

Road transport

Located about 80 km east of Tunis.

Air transport

The closest airport in Tunisia is Tunis Carthage International Airport in a distance of 73 km.