Gabes is a mixture of old and new, its main appeal being the historic old quarters of Jara, Boulbala and especially Mensel where there are maze-like alleys, mosques and lively markets.
This is where the Sahara desert begins.
Has a big commercial phosphate port to the north, and a smaller fishing port in town.
Warning: you must check-in even if you have already been cleared into the Tunisia.
Moor: 20 berths; max LOA: 19 meters;
max draught: 4.5 meters
Tel:+216 (5) 272366
, electricity, Bar/Restaurant, market, 10 ton crane, fuel. Some repairs may be possible as it has a busy fishing harbour.