It’s possible to sleep in the very quarters inhabited by a young Luke Skywalker in “A New Hope.” The Sidi Driss Hotel in Tunisia, where George Lucas filmed the bulk of the scenes that would become the planet of Tatooine in the films (five of the six films include scenes on Tatooine, “The Empire Strikes Back” being the lone exception). The hotel has capacity for 145 guests in 20 rooms from only $10 a night, including breakfast.
The former home of Owen and Beru Lars is , of course, just one of many attractions to visit in Tunisia. Tunisia.com outlines a number of these filmed locations to visit including Lars’s homestead, where Luke looked to the two suns in the sky, “La Grande Dune,” where C-3PO and R2-D2 crashed in the beginning of “A New Hope,” and the site of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s hut. The best time of year to make the trip is in either spring or fall, and visitors should plan on at least one week to make the “Star Wars” trip.