Djerba Zarzis International Airport (DJE)
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Djerba is 514 km² large and the island is linked to the mainland by a causeway at El Kantara. The island has a population of 140,000 and a long history of habitations. This island is very charming with its great view of the sea, clear blue sunny skies, white washed buildings and fine weather. The majority of the inhabitants are the Kharijites. There are also Christians and Jews living in this island. The island is a collection of villages with very few towns in it. Houmt Souq is the closest to a city even though the population is very modest. Houmt Souq is close to the sea and centered on the beautiful and lively markets. The whole island is rather laidback and everything seems to be slow. visitors usually find this relaxing. Get a quote from us for the best price possible. Make reservations for Djerba airport rental cars through our secure booking engine. Car hire Djerba has huge fleet of cars which come with a GPS system for easy navigation.

History of Djerba

The island was known as Meninx until the third century AD. The island was originally a port for the Phoenicians. Djerba was constantly being invaded and was ruled by many different powers throughout history. In 1284 Roger de Loria of Aragon dominated the island and built the Borj El Kebir at Houmt Souk. In 1497 the island was ruled by the Sicilians. By then the island was an important trade centre because of the trade, Weaving, agriculture, sponge fishing, olive oil production and ceramics. It was occupied by Spain from 1521 to 1560. in the 16th century, the island came under the rule of the Ottoman Empire until 1881 when it became a French colony. It became part of the republic of Tunisia after its independence from the French rule.

Attractions in Djerba

Whether you’re travelling for holiday or business car hire Djerba airport has top quality vehicles to suit your requirements. Hire car Djerba airport for all your travel needs at the lowest cost. Visit the fortress of Borj el-Kebir, sometimes called Borj Ghazi Mustapha. It was the king of Sicily, Roger de Loria, who in 1289, built the very first fortress here. You can also visit the Ghriba synagogue which is one out of 11 synagogues on the island. This synagogue is open to none Jews. There are also the exotic underground oil-presses where you can witness the extraction of Olive Oil. The nightlife on the island is good, particularly in the tourist regions of the island. This part is predominately populated with tourist with a few locals also turning out. The island has the biggest Mediterranean Crocodile Farm and the impressive Lalla Hadhria Museum. The beaches are beautiful and perfect for sun baths and swimming. You can also catch a great view of the sunset. Pay a visit to the villages and enjoy the easy, slow pace of the village which can be very relaxing if you’re on a vacation from a busy city lifestyle. Rent a car in Djerba airport and take advantage of our promotions include, free insurance, free fuel, unlimited mileage, Insurance waivers and Discount offers.

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