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Mahdia is a city in Northern Tunisia, set along a superb coastline with a blue sea, as well as historical town full of tradition.


Get in[edit]

Map of Mahdia

By train[edit]

There are regular train services from Tunis, Sousse and Monastir, all to the north, operated by SNCFT.

  • 1 Mahdia railway station (Gare Mahdia). Gare Mahdia (Q19758544) on Wikidata Gare Mahdia on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Bordj el Kebir Fortress. Borj El Kebir (Q12208345) on Wikidata Borj El Kebir on Wikipedia
  • 2 Great Mosque of Mahdiya. Located on the southern side of the peninsula on which the old city was located; built in 916 CE, after the founding of the city within the walls built by the Caliphate on an artificial platform reclaimed from the sea. Great Mosque of Mahdia (Q3609224) on Wikidata Great Mosque of Mahdiya on Wikipedia
  • 3 Skifa Kahla.


  • Morning running on the beach
  • Artistic workshops in Beit El Makhbar


  • Fresh fish from the local market


  • Chapati
  • Lablabi



  • 1 Iberostar Royal El Mansour & Thalasso, Route de la Corniche, B.P 217. One of the largest resort hotels in Mahdia, located reasonably close to the city centre.


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