Culinary and cultural immersion in the Tozeur oasis with Ali from the Tunisie Rêves agency

Discover oasis traditions and the daily lives of tenant farmers in southeastern Tunisia.

Enjoy a truly immersive experience in the Tozeur oasis. A moment of sharing with a tenant farmer and an authentic cultural and culinary experience that introduces you to daily life and oasis traditions. The program includes a tour of the Tozeur medina and palm grove, meetings with local craftsmen and farmers, traditional date picking and crushing (during date season) and a tasting session of local date varieties, as well as a traditional lunch menu.

Period: All year round

Duration: Half a day

Participants: 2 to 12 people.

Level: Accessible to all

Languages: French, Arabic, English, Italian (On request)

Location: Tozeur palm grove

Transport and accommodation: Not included in the experience (On request)

Your host: Ali

A native and lover of oasis culture and local traditions, I welcome you to my town, Tozeur, and accompany you through the various stages of this immersion in oasis culture and traditions. I invite you to discover the authentic world of Tunisia’s most beautiful oasis and the daily life of the oasis population.

Highlights of the experience

  • An authentic experience between history and terroir.
  • A cultural, gustatory and human immersion.
  • Visit to the palm grove with shared activities.
  • Visit of the Medina of Tozeur.
  • Tasting, sensory discovery and great moments of exchange and sharing.
  • An experience adaptable to all ages and levels.

Ideal if you’re looking for activities for…

  • Families with children and teenagers.
  • Couples getaways.
  • Retirees.
  • Solo travelers.
  • Culinary experiment enthusiasts.

The spirit

The Tozeur oasis represents the life and meeting place of farmers, the bearers and guardians of age-old know-how and traditions. Their traditional know-how helps maintain the oasis ecosystem and culture. For one day, you’ll enjoy an authentic, immersive experience in their world. A unique moment of sharing where you’ll take part in picking and crushing (only during date season) or in daily activities, preparing picnics and lunch. You’ll enjoy your own production in a natural setting on Tunisia’s Saharan bangs. I invite you to enjoy an authentic ecological experience, far off the beaten track.

We’ve got you covered…

Arrival in Tozeur. Welcome and introduction to the day, before beginning your experience with a visit to the medina of Tozeur. It’s an opportunity to learn about the history and traditions of the local population. We continue with a visit to the artisans’ workshops. Here, you get even closer to the ancestral techniques and skills of these craftsmen.

We continue on to a palm grove where we meet a tenant farmer. A highlight of the experience. You’ll learn about date varieties, cultivation, care and preservation techniques, before enjoying an introductory tasting session of the date varieties available.

Lunch in the palm grove and free time.

End of experiment. Return to hotel.


  • On request.
  • Prices include: organization of the experience, guide fees, products used and served during the experience, tasting and lunch.
  • Prices do not include: transport, insurance.
  • Terms of payment: please consult the host.
  • Reservation and cancellation policy: consult host.

Recommendations for running the experiment smoothly :

Bring comfortable shoes for walking, and a cap or hat for a stroll.

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