Located 60 Km away from the capital Tunis, Hammamet is a seaside resort, which has experienced its growth in the first half of the 20th century. It became a favorite for various artists and global billionaires.
With its two shores, North Hammamet and Yasmine Hammamet, it is a touristic pole, one of the most important of the country. At the end of the twentieth century, Hammamet became an attraction for the Tunisian jet set.
In addition to the listed tourism, the city of Hammamet is originally a small fishing village known for its refined embroidery.