The geographic entity North Africa has no single accepted definition. It has been regarded by some as stretching from the Atlantic shores of Morocco in the west to the Suez Canal and the Red Sea in the east, though this designation is more commonly referred to as northern Africa. Others have limited it to the countries of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, a region known by the French during colonial times as Afrique du Nord and by the Arabs as the Maghrib (“West”). The most commonly accepted definition, and the one used here, includes the three above-mentioned countries as well as Libya but excludes Egypt.
Travel to North Africa on one of our fabulous small group North Africa tours, or create your own custom journey with the help of our expert North Africa travel specialists.
Thank you so much for making the Tunisia trip a special travel experience. We enjoyed every aspect of it and especially appreciated how well planned it was.