12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Bizerte
— 1 night
3
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Hammamet
— 3 nights
5
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mahdia
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Popular historic sites such as El Ghriba Synagogue and Cave of Ali Berbere are in your itinerary. Visiting Djerba Explore and Sentido Djerba Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stroll around Krokodilfarm Animalia, examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Djerba Island is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Djerba Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Djerba Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Bizerte.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Djerba Explore ©
Djerba Explore
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce

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. On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Musee Oceanographique, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ichkeul National Park, and finally make a trip to Fort d'Espagne.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bizerte trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Djerba Island to Bizerte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Djerba Island in June since evenings lows in Bizerte dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Bizerte

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

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. On the 22nd (Sat), explore the ancient world of Ain Tounga, explore the ancient world of Dougga, and then make a trip to Musti.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Beja Governorate online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Bizerte to Beja Governorate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Beja Governorate, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Musti ©
Musti

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Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Zitouna Mosque and Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammamet: Carthage (Ancient Roman Baths & Carthaginian Ruins) and Tunis (Medina of Tunis & Bardo Museum). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hammamet Beach, wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, and don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet.

Plan a Hammamet trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Hammamet in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Hammamet

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Tunis, Carthage, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
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Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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night
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 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Habib Burguiba, and finally steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

Before you visit Sousse, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Hammamet to Sousse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sousse can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Monastir
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Grande Mosque ©
Grande Mosque

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Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
On the 27th (Thu), delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, then get engrossed in the history at El Jem Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahdia attractions app .

Traveling by car from Sousse to Mahdia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mahdia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

El-Jem
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El Jem Amphitheatre ©
El Jem Amphitheatre
Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town

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