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Is Tatooine a real place?

For us old folks, who have been around forever, the Star Wars franchise is not only part of our DNA, but also – for most – a treasured part of growing up. Even better, our children and our children’s children are also fully immersed in that most wonderful of adventures.

So, what could be better than to actually visit places like Tatooine. How? Locations such as Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, Lake Como and Rub’ al Khali desert, Shubie Gorge, Chott el Jerid, Matmata, Djerba are all places where the films were shot. And you can visit. Read on . . . .

In Tataouine, Tunisia – yes, it’s a real and lovely place – you can stay and visit many of the filming locations. They still exist. (see the video below.) And you’ll get to experience Tunisian cuisine and hospitality. A treat for anyone! See below on how to book.

Located in Tataouine, within 6.8 km of Qaşr Chouline and 7.4 km of Tataouine, Hotel al rayan provides a terrace. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a garden, as well as an indoor pool. The property has a 24-hour front desk and room service for guests. Click above to look and book.

Viator can get you there and show you around. Click above to look and book.

Lufthansa’s Eurowings fly to Tunisia. Click above for super deals.