Hammamet is a port, a commercial centre and resort in Tunisia and one of its first tourist destinations. It is located in the south east of the northern peninsula of Cap Bon on the northern edge of the Gulf of Hammamet (an arm of the Mediterranean Sea). It is particularly known for jasmine, and this is how the tourist resort of Yasmine Hammamet got its name. All over Hammamet, souvenirs made of jasmine can be found.
Originally there was a settlement called Pupput that became a Roman colony in 2nd century. In 13th century, walls around town were built and medina of Hammamet was built in 15th century. Then it came under Spanish and Turkish rule. In World War II, it became one of the headquarters of General Erwin Rommel.
There are no cruises currently listed for this port of call.