Villa Sebastian, masterpiece of traditional Tunisian architecture, is worldwidly known as one of the most beautiful villas of the Mediterranean. It yearly greets thousands of curious visitors to discover the magic place that hosted political, intellectual, and artistic celebrities of the previous century. The surrounding gardens, abounding with hundreds of Mediterranean plants, witness to the importance of nature in Hammamet.
Marshall Rommel watched the sunset of the 3rd Reich’s African dream and Winston Churchill, his vanquisher, came to this hous to write part of his memories.
From 1932 to 1962, Sebastian’s House welcomed some of the most talented creators and intellectuals, as well as some of the famous people of the previous century. After Paul Klee, Macke and Giacometti, André Gide was one of the frequent callers of the place.