11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Carthage
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hammamet
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Monastir
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Sousse
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Tunis

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tunis: Bizerte (Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, Qsiba, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs, and make a trip to Marche Centrale de La Marsa.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tunis trip planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Tunis is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Tunis is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in May; daily highs in Tunis reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carthage.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Bizerte, Marche Centrale de La Marsa
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Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis

1
night
Carthage

Carthage ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Baths of Antoninus, then delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Carthage, and then don't miss a visit to Centro storico.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Carthage trip planning site.

Carthage is very close to Tunis. May in Carthage sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Centro storico
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage

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nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
On the 12th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach, and then stop by Yasmin Hammamet.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hammamet online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Carthage to Hammamet takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hammamet are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet

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night
Monastir

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stop by Imagine Espace Creatif, contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, then go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Monastir vacation site.

Traveling by car from Hammamet to Monastir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Monastir, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Ribat of Monastir ©
Ribat of Monastir
Monastir Marina ©
Monastir Marina

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nights
Sousse

Sousse ©
Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Hannibal Park, make a trip to Medina of Kairouan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Sousse Ribat RIBAT, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grosse Moschee von Sousse, and finally contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sousse trip itinerary planner.

Sousse is very close to Monastir. In May, daytime highs in Sousse are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kairouan, Hannibal Park
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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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Djerba Island

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, then make a trip to Djerbahood, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Sidi Yati Mosque, see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, and finally stop by Dyghet.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Djerba Island trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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