Where is Houmt Souk Located?
With about 20,000 inhabitants, Houmt Souk is the only major city on Djerba. The name of the Translation “market settlement” highlights the important role as a trading centre and port, which were already recognized by the Romans or Phoenicians. Apart from the Old Town, the town is today a modern small town that is lagging behind in nothing similar places in Tunisia.
What Country is Houmt Souk in?
The trade has 100% adapted to tourism and in the picturesque alleyways there is a correspondingly colourful range of goods. The old storage rooms with their round vaults ( Fondouks ) still exist, but they were either converted into Hotels, used by crafts as workshops or converted into souvenir shops. In the small squares you can find cafes everywhere and also at the appropriate Restaurants there is no shortage.