17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Monastir
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hammamet
— 3 nights
5
Bizerte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Carthage
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Manama

3
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, historic sites, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, see the interesting displays at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, and don't miss a visit to Djerbahood.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Djerba Island trip planning site .

Manama, Bahrain to Djerba Island is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Manama in July, expect Djerba Island to be little chillier, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to El-Jem.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Djerba Explore ©
Djerba Explore
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Djerbahood ©
Djerbahood

1
night
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On the 3rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and then admire the striking features of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read El-Jem day trip planning tool .

Getting from Djerba Island to El-Jem by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in El-Jem are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in El-Jem

Historic Sites Museums
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El Jem Amphitheatre ©
El Jem Amphitheatre
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Monastir side-trips: The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan), Sousse Ribat RIBAT (in Sousse) and Aqua Palace (in Port El Kantaoui). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Medina of Sousse, step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, take a stroll through Mahdia's Old Town, and stroll through Mahdia Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monastir travel route website .

You can drive from El-Jem to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Monastir are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mahdia, Sousse, The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Aqua Palace
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Hammamet side-trips: Tunis (Medina of Tunis, The National Bardo Museum, & more) and D'Enfidha (in Enfidha). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, and get in on the family fun at Carthageland.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hammamet vacation planner .

Getting from Monastir to Hammamet by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bizerte.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Tunis, D'Enfidha
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

2
nights
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 10th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Musee Oceanographique, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ichkeul National Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Fort d'Espagne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Utica, then get in on the family fun at Manege Aladin Bizerte, and then take in the waterfront at Qsiba.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bizerte trip planner .

You can drive from Hammamet to Bizerte in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bizerte are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carthage.

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
Qsiba ©
Qsiba

4
nights
Carthage

Carthage ©
Change things up with a short trip to Ruins of Kerkouane in Kelibia (about 1h 25 min away).

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Carthage day trip website .

Getting from Bizerte to Carthage by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In August in Carthage, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Ruins of Kerkouane
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Carthaginian Ruins ©
Carthaginian Ruins
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus

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