12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tunis
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sousse
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Bizerte

Bizerte
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Qsiba and then pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Fort d'Espagne, explore the striking landscape of Ichkeul National Park, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Musee Oceanographique.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bizerte trip itinerary maker website .

Newark, USA to Bizerte is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in November, expect Bizerte to be somewhat warmer, temps between 70°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Bizerte

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Qsiba ©
Qsiba

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Hammamet (Hammamet Beach, Yasmin Hammamet, & more) and Dougga (in Beja Governorate). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, explore the galleries of Roumouz, and take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tunis tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Bizerte to Tunis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage, Dougga
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir), Mahdia Beach (in Mahdia) and Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Governor's House). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Karrma, and steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sousse holiday planning website .

Getting from Tunis to Sousse by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In November in Sousse, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, El-Jem, Kairouan, Spas & Wellness, Mahdia Beach
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala and then make a trip to Djerbahood.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Sousse to Djerba Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park

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