19 days in Tunisia Itinerary

19 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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19 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Rostov-on-Don
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Carthage
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hammamet
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Monastir
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
El-Jem
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Tozeur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
6
Djerba Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Rostov-on-Don

3
nights
Carthage

Carthage ©
Carthage is known for historic sites, museums, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Carthaginian Ruins, examine the collection at Carthage Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, and steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Carthage trip itinerary maker .

Rostov-on-Don, Russia to Carthage is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rostov-on-Don to Carthage, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Rostov-on-Don in December; daily highs in Carthage reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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.
Explore Hammamet's surroundings by going to Tunis (The doors of the medina, The National Bardo Museum, & more) and D'Enfidha (in Enfidha). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach, get in on the family fun at Carthageland, and make a trip to Medina of Hammamet.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hammamet trip tool .

Traveling by car from Carthage to Hammamet takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train. In December, daily temperatures in Hammamet can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tunis, D'Enfidha
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monastir: Sousse Ribat RIBAT (in Sousse), The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan) and Passengers Design Store (in Hammam Sousse). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, explore by horseback at EkiClub, and play a few rounds at El Kantaoui Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Monastir road trip planning app .

Getting from Hammamet to Monastir by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Monastir can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Sousse, Passengers Design Store, El Kantaoui Golf Course, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Mahdia's Old Town, then stroll through Mahdia Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the El-Jem road trip planner .

Drive from Monastir to El-Jem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in El-Jem are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in El-Jem

Spas Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mahdia, Spas & Wellness
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

3
nights
Tozeur

Tozeur ©
With its otherworldly desert atmosphere, Tozeur has served as a filming location for blockbuster movies such as "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The English Patient." The ancient oasis has successfully preserved its traditional geometric architecture, craftsmanship, and fashion, especially in the medina--the old city--where friendly locals extend a warm welcome to visitors.
Tozeur is known for nature, museums, shopping, nightlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Dghoumes, steep yourself in history at Ksour of Tamerza, admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert, and head outdoors with La Corbeille.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tozeur road trip tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from El-Jem to Tozeur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Tozeur, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mides Valley, La Corbeille, Ksour of Tamerza
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Mides Valley ©
Mides Valley
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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, historic sites, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Djerba Island trip maker site .

Getting from Tozeur to Djerba Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Tozeur in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Djerba Island, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Outdoors
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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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