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Tunis Village’s Backstory

The Tunis Village was founded in the 1960s by two famous Egyptian poets who encouraged locals to become artists, but it is now better known for the arrival in the 1980s of Evelyne Porret, a Swiss woman and potter who opened her own pottery studio with her husband and quickly transformed it into a pottery school to teach all the local children how to make pottery items and encourage them to become budding potters. It still exists today, with all of the village’s youngsters working as potters and earning money for their families.

What to expect in Tunis Village

What to Expect - Tunis Village in Fayoum - Egypt Fun Tours
The exterior of a house in Tunis village

With many foreign nationals buying properties in the Tunis Community, the inhabitants are more than warm and welcoming, and foreigners are a daily presence in the village. It’s a terrific opportunity to observe the young artists at work and purchase examples of their work, as well as visit the town and try your hand at pottery production! There are various pottery shops that point out some of the spectacular and often rare plants, abundant trees, and shrubs, such as the ‘Bottle Brush tree,” “Spidy Silk Cotton Tree,” rose bushes, pomegranate shrubs, olive, orange, and lemon trees, and many arbors with various fruits and flowers budding from them.

View of lake Qarun - Tunis Village in Fayoum - Egypt Fun Tours
View of lake Qarun – Tunis Village in Fayoum – Egypt Fun Tours

If you stay in a lodge in Tunis Village, you will be able to enjoy a typical Egyptian breakfast prepared in the Fayoum way. The tranquil setting also allows you to unwind and enjoy a stroll about the Village, meeting pleasant inhabitants and seeing the exquisite designs of the houses and villas with a Nubian and Tunisian flair.

At Egypt Fun Tours, we provide a one-day tour for a breath of fresh air, or a two-day tour to Tunis Village Fayoum for a chance to unwind, rest and just take in the serenity and tranquillity.

Please note that if you are doing the excursion to Tunish Village between May and October, the weather can be quite hot, so bring a hat, excellent sun cream, sunglasses, and lots of water.
Also, while strolling through the village, please wear comfortable flat shoes because the road surface is created to match the village’s architecture, so the surfaces are not smooth everywhere.

What Are the Things to Do at Tunis Village?

There is a huge variety of activities at Tunis Village that you can’t find elsewhere. Check the below list to know more about the unique things to do there:

Make Pottery

Making pottery is one of the most popular activities to do in Tunis Village. It’s a fun and interesting thing to try. You can make a mug, plate, vase, or coaster with your own design and colors.

You shouldn’t miss this one as it’ll be a lovely souvenir from such a beautiful place. You can make pottery at Fayoum Pottery School, which is the most famous one there.
It’s located in the Ibsheway area, Tunis Village, Fayoum.

Prices: It’s for EGP 100/person.Opening Hours
9 am – 5 pm

Contact Information: 01001388018

Go on a Boat Ride in Qarun Lake

Riding a boat in Qarun Lake is a must-do thing when in Tunis Village. The lake is one of the top attractions in El Fayoum; you will witness the lake’s matchless beauty, leaving you mesmerized.

Besides, you should pass by Qarun waterfalls which are next to the lake. If you love watching the sunsets, the lake is an ideal spot to witness an amazing one.

Get your camera or mobile-ready to capture the astonishing sceneries at Qarun Lake.
It’s located on the eastern side of Qarun Lake Touristic road, Al Fayoum, Egypt. Tunis Village overlooks Qarun Lake.

Ride Horses

Riding a horse in Tunis Village is one of the top activities there. You will enjoy the outstanding view while you’re on the back of such a lovely animal. It’s a nice activity for adults and kids, so you can all have fun.

Not just that, if you usually ride horses, you can speed up for extra thrill in the desert. Don’t forget to take a picture on the top of the horse to keep such a memory.
It’s located at the entrance of Tunis Village, El Fayoum, Egypt.

Price: Half-hour: EGP 80/person
Hour: EGP 150/person
Contact Information: 01002094774

Enjoy Birdwatching

How about going on a quick trip to see numerous types of lovely birds? This sounds interesting. Birdwatching is an interesting activity that you must try while visiting Tunis Village.

It’s where different species of birds rest before immigration; that’s why you shouldn’t miss this opportunity as you will meet with cute flamingos, ducks, and many other types.

Best Timing: From September till the end of May

Prices: Tour prices depend on the number of people.

For solo trips: EGP 700/person
2-person trip: EGP 500/person
Note: the price for one person decreases as the group number increases.

Contact Information: 01003779542

Visit Fayoum Art Centre

Whether you’re an art enthusiast or not, visiting Fayoum Art Centre is an unmissable chance. It’s home to the Caricature Museum which is the first of its kind in the Middle East.

It was founded by the artist Mohamed Abla; he aimed to make it the first museum that includes more than 500 caricatures of different Arabian and Middle Eastern artists.

Not just that, at this center, they hold workshops for kids in addition to a winter academy so various artists can share their experiences. You won’t regret visiting such an outstanding destination.
It’s located in the Ibeshway area, Tunis Village, El Fayoum.

Prices: The entrance fee is EGP 20/per person.

Opening Hours: 10 am – 9 pm

Contact Information: 01120021213

Explore Tunis Village on a Bike

It’s your chance to take a break from driving and enjoy a bike ride. This beautiful place is full of secrets and charming views to witness and the best way to do so is on a colorful bike.

At the village, you can rent a bike for the time duration that suits you. It’ll be a really enjoyable and joyful thing to try there.
It’s located opposite Kom El Dika hotel, off Qarun Lake Touristic road, Tunis Village, and El Fayoum.

Opening Hours: 8 am – 8 pm daily

Contact Information: 01027273733

What Are the Best Hotels in Tunis Village for a Staycation?

You can not only spend a day at this stunning spot but also enjoy a staycation for some days. Tunis Village is home to a number of boutique hotels with top services.

Besides, its hotels are different from any other place you have visited; they have a distinct architecture with simple and artistic decorations, inspired by the natural surroundings.

The vast greenery and lake views will be your daily view there; you will have an ideal staycation full of serenity and tranquillity like never before.

The following list includes the best hotels for an unforgettable staycation:

  1. Lazib Inn Resort & Spa
    If you’re looking for a lavish option, Lazib Inn Resort is surely the one. It’s among the top hotels in Tunis Village, popular for its great services, views, and hospitality.

It has a distinct setting thanks to its perfect landscapes, enabling you to relax and free your mind. Not just that, you can enjoy the best massage and treatments at their spa to pamper yourself.

Everything here is beyond perfect, guaranteeing you a restful and joyful time.
It’s located in Youssef El Sedeeq Centre, Qarun, Tunis Village, Fayoum.

Facilities and Services
Swimming pool
Green areas
Lavish suits
High-quality furnishing
Room Types
Suit. It includes a king bed size, smart screen, wide balcony, and tea and coffee station.
It costs EGP 2,812/night for two.

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  1. Barefoot Tunis Village
    Here is your gateway to an exceptional stay. Barefoot Tunis Village provides you with three self-catering residential options to enjoy a completely private and independent stay.

The three options differ in size and interior to suit different groups; they all have a private kitchen, pool, terrace, and garden.

You can choose the one that matches your requirements. If you’re going with your friends, Barefoot Tunis Village is surely a good option.
It’s located behind Fayoum Pottery School, Ibeshway area, Tunis Village, and El Fayoum.

Facilities and Services
Water features
Pet friendly
Various stay options
Room Types
27 sq.m
Fits 3 people
Private outdoor area
16.5 sq.m
Fits 4 people
Outdoor deck
Kitchen and dining area
2 small double beds
Tea Cup
8 sq.m studio
Fits 2 people
Outdoor kitchenette
Private bathroom
Outdoor seating area
The cost of two nights for two people is as follows:

Barefoot: EGP 4,119
Sheesh: EGP 2,389
Tea Cup: EGP 1,260.
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  1. Tunis Village El Fayoum
    This is among the highly recommended hotels in Tunis Village; it offers you the best services and facilities on all levels. Besides, it has spacious green areas and water features, enabling you to enjoy a walk or chill on a sunbed.

You will also have an unforgettable dining experience on its rooftop terrace, where you will view the stunning scenery of Tunis Village and Qarun Lake.
It’s located off Qarun Lake Touristic road, Tunis Village, El Fayoum.

Facilities and Services
Indoors pool
Wide green area
Rooftop area
It costs EGP 1,537/night for two.

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  1. Tunis King Hotel
    If you’re looking for an affordable one, the Tunis King hotel is ideal. It provides you with a good residency along with various amenities.

Besides, you will have fun in different ways; you can chill by the swimming pool, have your breakfast in the garden, or watch the sunset from the terrace.

Tunis King Hotel is your gateway for an unforgettable staycation with budget-friendly prices.
It’s located near Fayoum Art Centre, Tunis Village, Fayoum.

Facilities and Services
Swimming pool
Room Types
Deluxe Room
40 sq.m
2 large double beds
Quadruple Room
50 sq.m
4 large double beds
The cost per night for two in

Deluxe Room is EGP 834
Quadruple Room is EGP 1,463.

  1. Tunis Village Chalet
    Are you planning for a family staycation? If yes, then Tunis Village Chalet is the optimum choice for you. This notable one offers you chalets in spacious sizes to accommodate the whole family.

Besides, the chalets are equipped with all the top amenities and furnishing items to have a comfortable stay. You will also enjoy breathtaking views as it overlooks the lake.

It’s highly recommended there so don’t hesitate to book your staycation.

It’s located off Qarun Lake Touristic road, at the entrance of Tunis Village, Fayoum.

Facilities and Services
Green area
Pets allowed
Outdoor dining area
Water views
Room Types
2-bedroom Chalet
3 double beds
250 sq.m
Air conditioner
It costs EGP 2,130/night for two.

What Are the Top Restaurants at Tunis Village?

You are offered various dining options in Tunis Village at which you can taste their delicious local food. Check below to find some of the top restaurants in this gem:

Ibis Restaurant & Cooking School
This one in Tunis Village is famous for its tasteful and high-quality food. They use fine and organic ingredients, ensuring you a unique dining experience.

Besides, all the food is cooked on a daily basis so you can always have fresh meals. The restaurant’s owners are a married couple from Switzerland and Holland; their goal is to provide you with a flawless dining experience.
It’s located off Qarun Lake Touristic road, Tunis Village.

Opening Hours
9 am – 9 pm

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Kom El Dikka Agri Lodge

You will forget all about your diet plans once you reach Kom El Dikka Agri Lodge. This notable restaurant offers you various local dishes made with the most tasteful ingredients.

They plant almost all their ingredients to use the best gourmet food. You shouldn’t miss trying the duck or stuffed pigeon; they taste heavenly.

In addition, you can buy their products as they have an outlet for organic fresh vegetables, herbs, frozen food, and ready-to-eat meals.

It’s located in Youssef Al Sedeeke, Tunis Village, Fayoum.

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For seafood lovers, you should surely pass by Tunis Restaurant; it’s one of the best restaurants in the area for tasteful seafood dishes.

You will eat the most delicious fish, shrimp, and lobsters which are made with their special recipes. All the ingredients are prepared on a daily basis to offer you high-quality meals.
It’s located in the Ibeshway area, Tunis Village, El Fayoum.

Opening Hours
10 am – 8 pm

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You’ve got all the information about Tunis Village with all the details. All you have to do now is set a date and go there for endless fun and an amazing time.

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