Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The village of Takruna in Tunisia is one you should not miss when visiting an enchanting place and preserving its heritage.
Whether you want to take a short walk, have a cup of coffee or go for a half day experience, this village is of interest to all types of travelers.
A beautiful village on a plateau
The village of Berber in Takruna is one of the oldest Berber villages and one of the last historical sites in the Soos governorate of Tunisia, representing the Berber civilization in the Maghreb region, which, according to some studies, continues for thousands of years. Previously, according to the official account of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs of Tunisia via Facebook.
According to the official website of the Ministry of Local Affairs and Environment of the municipality of Enfita in Tunisia, Tacrona is a village like a hawk’s nest on a mountain 300 meters high.
In an interview with CNN in Arabic, Austin Hand, director of Tunisia Tours Operations for Culture, said: “Tacona offers the best views of the rugged Jaguan Mountains and the blue Mediterranean from afar.”
Like other Berber villages across North Africa, it was built as an element of security on a plateau.
Only a few families live in the old village, so it is considered a very historic village.
If you go to Dakrona, you can get a closer look at the Berber heritage of Tunisia.
Hand, an American who has lived in Tunisia with his family for more than 10 years, said the village is located within an hour of Suez on the way to Cairo, another destination most travelers plan.
Creating personal contacts
For travelers who want a unique experience, it offers cultures that attract customized tours of places in the Middle East and North Africa.
His unique experiences are due to the fact that experienced travelers who live in the area and have real relationships with the locals have enhanced his tours.
Visitors to the village have the opportunity to mingle with local people eager to preserve their heritage, have a meal or have tea in their homes with a Berber family.
Visitors believe that spending time with a local family in Dakona is the highlight of their trip, and it gives them the opportunity to interact personally with a family in their home and to feel attached to Dakrona, ”says Hand.
As you walk around the village you will hear about the Berber customs and traditions of many centuries ago and you can imagine what life was like for its early citizens in Tunisia.
If travelers are interested in handicrafts, small souvenir shops are worth a visit as they are owned by locals.
Travelers can walk a short distance between the olive groves.
Depending on the season, families can take you to an orchard to show them how to harvest olives that have been part of the Berber culture for thousands of years.
Passengers who stop for less than 40 minutes explain that there is something special about going to the village. “I think part of it is that everyone enjoys the beautiful scenery, and this is definitely about Takuna,” Hand confirmed.
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