Saharan Tunisia is the southern and western area of Tunisia which consists mostly of desert.
- Nefta - Tunisia's centre of Sufism with many desert villages nearby
- Tataouine – Lent its name to Luke Skywalker's home planet in Star Wars. Several of the locations are popular destinations.
- Tozeur - gateway to several Saharan oasis villages
- Jebil National Park - a large Saharan National Park with impressive dunes and rock formations
- Metlaoui — get aboard the restored Red Lizard vintage train snaking through scenic gorges and hills
- Sufetula (Sbeitla) — a fairly well preserved Roman town
- El Djem A well preserved Roman Amphitheatre