8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Bordeaux
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Monastir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Tunis
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Bordeaux

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Beja Governorate trip itinerary maker site.

Bordeaux, France to Beja Governorate is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bordeaux in July; daily highs in Beja Governorate reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monastir.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga

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.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, then take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Monastir road trip site.

Getting from Beja Governorate to Monastir by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Beja Governorate in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monastir, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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
Ribat of Monastir ©
Ribat of Monastir

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 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and then steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our El-Jem trip builder tool.

You can drive from Monastir to El-Jem in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

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night
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 11th (Sat): meet the residents at Djerba Explore Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Crocodile Farm, then stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then examine the collection at Musee de Guellala, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from El-Jem to Djerba Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Djerba Island, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Site Archeologique de Carthage and Place du 14 Janvier. Get a sense of the local culture at Yasmin Hammamet and Baths of Antoninus. Change things up with these side-trips from Tunis: Hammamet (Hammamet Beach & Medina of Hammamet). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, meet the residents at The Zoological Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Tunis driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Tunis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tunis can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

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