DAR FARAH - SAFRAN

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
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Distinguished historical guest homes with private pools. Isle of Djerba, Tunisia

Safran would like to invite you experience a taste of Tunisia's rich history and romance. we offer sophisticated accommodation; a fusion of local ambiance, combined with personal service for the most discerning guests. Out international team has restored two historic Menzels; Dar Aziza and Dar Farah, , carefully maintaining their heritage and authenticity. The Menzels are traditional Arab homes consisting of living quarters surrounding a central, communal courtyard. These unique properties are situated in the village of Erriadh, in the old Jewish quarter. Each home ...Read more

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DAR FARAH - SAFRAN
Erriadh, Medenine Governorate, Tunisia
located in Erriadh, Medenine Governorate, Tunisia, but cannot be displayed on a map. Contact the owner for more details

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Beyond the busy beaches, Djerba’s main appeal lies in the ancient architecture and its strong, historic identity as a fortress island. Just 7 Km from Houmd Souk, lies the snow white village of Erriadh with its historic Medina's labyrinth of narrow passageways, Bougainvillea filled courtyards and hidden alcoves.
Upon entering, one feels like stepping back in time: goats roam freely, locals dress in traditional tunics and donkey carts clatter along dusty roads.

Jewish people have lived here (Hara Seghira/small ghetto) since 586 BC, just after the destruction of King Soloman’s temple in Jerusalem.
The synagogue El Ghriba is one of the oldest in the world and an important place of pilgrimage. These days Muslims and Jews live peacefully side-by-side and religion plays an important role in village life.

Djerba: An island of ten thousand palm trees rising from the sea like a mirage. This Polynesia of the Mediterranean is ringed by miles of fine sandy beaches and luxury hotels, ultra modern or built in the fashion of the traditional Djerbian 'menzel', stand ready to welcome the traveler.
Djerba is the largest island in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia. It is home to an estimated 60 000 people.
It usually has mild and temperate winters and long hot summers
The island is known as the legendary home of the 'lotus eaters' and Ulysses himself. Today it is a very popular tourist destination.
Djerba is the center of the Al-Ibadhiyah sect of Islam and also has a noted Jewish minority. La Griba Synagogue is one of the holiest Jewish sites in North Africa. It draws pilgrims every May from across the country.

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Beach or lakeside relaxation

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Amenities

General
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • A/C or climate control
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Telephone
Pool / Spa
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove or Oven
  • Paper Towels Provided
Entertainment
  • Satellite or cable TV
Outdoor
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Dining Area
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - ask
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - ask

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