8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Tunis
— 3 nights
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Sousse
— 2 nights
Fly
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Djerba Island
— 2 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hammamet (Carthageland, Yasmin Hammamet, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue Habib Bourguiba, and admire the landmark architecture of Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tunis road trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Tunis is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Tunis is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Tunis to be about the same, around 73°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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Sousse

Pearl of the Sahel

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, then make a splash at Aqua Palace, and finally make a trip to Passengers Design Store. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sousse trip maker tool.

Getting from Tunis to Sousse by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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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 17th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Djerba Island trip planner.

Getting from Sousse to Djerba Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums
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Tunisia travel guide

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Tunisia benefits from its thin, slivery form, with a range of landscapes and climates causing diverse cultures, traditions, and lifestyles to develop over time. The lesser-visited south of the country possesses some major archaeological sites, impressive dunes, and caravans of nomadic peoples crossing the sands. The north contains many of the main cities in the country, located along the historic Mediterranean coast. Carthaginian and Roman ruins are found in and just outside the contemporary urban areas, which themselves blend African, Ottoman, and European influences. Many come for a beach holiday in Tunisia, but those who don't stop there are richly rewarded.