16 days in Tunisia Itinerary

16 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Carthage
— 1 night
2
Hammamet
— 4 nights
3
Mahdia
— 2 nights
4
Sousse
— 4 nights
5
Djerba Island
— 4 nights

1
night
Carthage

Carthage ©
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra and then don't miss a visit to Centro storico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, delve into the distant past at Baths of Antoninus, then explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage, and finally don't miss a visit to Centre des Musiques Arabes et Mediterraneennes.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carthage road trip site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Carthage is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Carthage: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sidi Bou Said
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage

4
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Explore Hammamet's surroundings by going to Tunis (Ambassade de France en Tunisie, The National Bardo Museum, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, surround yourself with nature on Friguia Park, find something for the whole family at Carthageland, and wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hammamet day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Carthage to Hammamet takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train. In September, daytime highs in Hammamet are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Hammamet

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tunis
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

2
nights
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Mahdia Museum, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, and finally look for gifts at Sesame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach, then wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town, and finally see some colorful creatures with Subway Diving Centre.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mahdia trip builder website.

You can drive from Hammamet to Mahdia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Mahdia

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

El-Jem
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sousse: Monastir (Monastir Marina, Ribat of Monastir, &more) and Kairouan (Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), The Great Mosque of Kairouan, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Hammam Anti Stress, and see the interesting displays at Museum Dar Essid.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sousse trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Mahdia to Sousse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Sousse, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, Port El Kantaoui, Passengers Design Store
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

4
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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, and take a tour by water with Ballade en Mer.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Djerba Island are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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