8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h 45 min
1
Sousse
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hammamet
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Sousse

Sousse ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to El-Jem (Archaeological Museum of El-Djem & Amphitheatre of El Jem), Mahdia (Mahdia Beach & Sesame) and Kairouan (Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), The Great Mosque of Kairouan, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, cool off at Aqua Palace, and delve into the distant past at Ribat of Monastir.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Sousse online trip builder.

Manchester, UK to Sousse is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Sousse reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kairouan, El-Jem, Mahdia, Monastir, Aqua Palace
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

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 30th (Wed): admire the striking features of Avenue Habib Bourguiba, enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, take a stroll through Medina of Tunis, then see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Tahar Haddad Club. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hammamet itinerary planning app.

Getting from Sousse to Hammamet by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Hammamet sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, and finally get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, then make a trip to Djerbahood, and then examine the collection at Musee de Guellala.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Djerba Island travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hammamet to Djerba Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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