33 days in Tunisia Itinerary

33 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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33 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Djerba Island
1
Djerba Island
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Tozeur
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  2​h 45​min
3
El-Jem
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Monastir
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Hammamet
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Carthage
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Bizerte
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Djerba Island

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Djerba Island: Ksar Hallouf (in Medenine), Mouansa Synagogue (in Zarzis) and Escale de Toujane (in Matmata). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, make a trip to Djerbahood, and see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Djerba Island online route planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Djerba Island. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ksar Hallouf, Escale de Toujane, Mouansa Synagogue
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 24:
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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

4
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Dghoumes, appreciate the views at Mides Valley, and take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tozeur trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tozeur when traveling from Djerba Island in December, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ksour of Tamerza, La Corbeille, Mides Valley
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Mides Valley ©
Mides Valley
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

4
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Explore El-Jem's surroundings by going to Spas & Wellness (in Port El Kantaoui), Sfax (Grande Mosquee, Bab Bhar, & more) and Mahdia (Mahdia's Old Town, Mahdia Beach, & more). There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the El-Jem online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tozeur to El-Jem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in El-Jem, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Monastir.

Things to do in El-Jem

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sfax, Mahdia, Spas & Wellness
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

4
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 Monastir's surroundings by going to Passengers Design Store (in Hammam Sousse), Port El Kantaoui (Hannibal Park, Aqua Palace, & more) and Sousse (Sousse Ribat RIBAT & Museum Dar Essid). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, browse the exhibits of Gallery Espressioni, and stop by Imagine Espace Creatif.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Monastir planner .

Drive from El-Jem to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Monastir, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kairouan.

Things to do in Monastir

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, Passengers Design Store
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'art Islamique de Raqqada, contemplate the long history of Governor's House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three Doors Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally don't miss a visit to Medina of Kairouan. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani, and then explore the ancient world of Pheradi Majius.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kairouan trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Monastir to Kairouan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pheradi Majius
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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

5
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tunis (Postal museum, The National Bardo Museum, & more), Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous) and D'Enfidha (in Enfidha). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Medina of Hammamet, stop by La Deffirence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, and play a few rounds at Citrus Golf Course.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hammamet route planner.

Getting from Kairouan to Hammamet by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. January in Hammamet sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carthage.

Things to do in Hammamet

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tunis, D'Enfidha, Musee Archeologique de Nabeul, Uthina (Oudhna), L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

4
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, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Louis Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and see the interesting displays at Museum Dar el-Annabi.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Carthage itinerary tool .

Drive from Hammamet to Carthage in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bizerte.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, La Marsa
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
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Carthaginian Ruins ©
Carthaginian Ruins
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus

4
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bizerte: Ain Tounga (in Tastur) and Fort Genois (in Tabarka). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Ichkeul National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, delve into the distant past at Utica, and get in on the family fun at Parc Aladin Bizerte.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bizerte online day trip planner .

Drive from Carthage to Bizerte in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. January in Bizerte sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bizerte

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Genois, Ain Tounga
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:
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Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Fort Genois ©
Fort Genois

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