Sfax El Maou Airport (SFA)
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Sfax is the second biggest city in Tunisia after Tunis and is the capital of the Sfax and is also a port on the Mediterranean Sea. It has the second largest economy being the industrial centre of Phosphate, agriculture and fishing. The city is the location used to film The English Patient and Blacksmith’s Souk. Get a quote from us for the best price possible. Make reservations for Sfax airport rental cars through our secure booking engine. Car hire Sfax has huge fleet of cars which come with a GPS system for easy navigation.

History of Sfax

The city was founded on the ruins of Taparura and Thaenaein AD 849. By the 10th century the city was an independent state. In 1148 the city was conquered by Roger II of Sicily. It became independent again in 1156 and later on captured by the Spanish in the 16th Century. There was an unsuccessful invasion by Venice in 1785 but later on was occupied by France in the 19th century. It was the base of the Axis during the 2nd world war before they were defeated by the British. After the 2nd World War the city together with the whole of Tunisia were returned to the control of the French. In 1956 Tunisia got its Independence from the French and the city became a part of the Republic of Tunisia.

Attractions in Sfax

Rent a car in Sfax airport and take advantage of our promotions which include, free insurance, free fuel, unlimited mileage, Insurance waivers and Discount offers. Visit the Archaeological Museum which is located in the City Hall. The ground floor of the City Hall hosts an impressive collection of assortments from the Taparura Town and Thaenae Town during the rule of the Roman Empire. You can also visit the Kasbah which was previously a French Military Garrison but now exhibits displays of religious architecture with an underground mosque. From the city you can also take a ferry to Kerkenna where you can enjoy a day on the beautiful beaches and also the old Bourj as well as the ruins from the roman era. In the city you can also visit the Café Diwan. Though it is a café, it is a lot like a museum having been originally been Bourj Al Resace and a military post. There you can also visit the Azria Synagogue and the Taparura Project. Tour the Medina, beautifully built and has a resemblance of how life was many years ago. Whether you’re travelling for holiday or business car hire Sfax airport has top quality vehicles to suit your requirements. Hire car Sfax airport for all your travel needs at the lowest cost.

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Weather in Sfax El Maou Airport (SFA)

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Friday

13 December 2019

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Saturday

14 December 2019

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15 December 2019

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16 December 2019

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