7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Monastir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Tunis

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Imprimerie Tipografia Finzi and then wander the streets of Medina of Tunis. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Yasmin Hammamet, don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tunis tour itinerary planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Tunis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in June: high temperatures in Tunis hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monastir.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then explore the historical opulence of Forte El Ribat, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse.

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You can drive from Tunis to Monastir in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sousse
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

1
night
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at El Jem Museum, delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El-Jem journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Monastir to El-Jem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in El-Jem can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Djerba Island.

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, make a trip to Djerbahood, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore, then walk around Krokodilfarm Animalia, and finally don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, then appreciate the history behind Sidi Yati Mosque, and finally look for gifts at Dyghet.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island driving holiday website .

Getting from El-Jem to Djerba Island by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Djerba Explore ©
Djerba Explore

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