8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Fly:  10​h
1
Bizerte
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Monastir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hammamet
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Belfast

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, observe the fascinating underwater world at Musee Oceanographique, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ichkeul National Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Fort d'Espagne.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bizerte trip planner .

Belfast, UK to Bizerte is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Belfast in May, things will get a bit warmer in Bizerte: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Djerba Island.

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

2
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.
On the 21st (Tue), make a trip to Djerbahood, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore, then examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, and finally walk around Krokodilfarm Animalia. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Sidi Yati Mosque, see the interesting displays at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, then stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and finally don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Djerba Island online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bizerte to Djerba Island in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Bizerte in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Djerba Island, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to El-Jem.

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

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night
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of El Jem Museum, then explore the ancient world of El Jem Amphitheatre, and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our El-Jem sightseeing app .

You can drive from Djerba Island to El-Jem in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Monastir.

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Historic Sites Museums
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El Jem Amphitheatre ©
El Jem Amphitheatre
El Jem Museum ©
El Jem Museum
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), look for gifts at Imagine Espace Creatif, then steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Medina of Sousse.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Monastir planner .

Traveling by car from El-Jem to Monastir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Monastir

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach, then find something for the whole family at Carthageland, and then wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hammamet trip planner .

You can drive from Monastir to Hammamet in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hammamet are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Beaches
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

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