10 days in Tunisia Itinerary

10 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Bus + Fly:  18 h
1
Tunis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h
End: Washington DC

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hammamet (Hammamet Beach, Medina of Hammamet, &more), Dougga (in Beja Governorate) and Ain Tounga (in Tastur). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Souk Al Attarine, don't miss a visit to Imprimerie Tipografia Finzi, and admire the striking features of The doors of the medina.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tunis itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Tunis is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Tunis reach 64°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Beja Governorate
Highlights from your plan
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet

2
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.
On the 27th (Fri), make a trip to Passengers Design Store, then steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at D'Enfidha, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sousse day trip planner.

You can drive from Tunis to Sousse in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daytime highs in Sousse are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

El-Jem, D'Enfidha, Passengers Design Store, Bourghiba Mausoleum
Highlights from your plan
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse

3
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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, make a trip to Djerbahood, get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore Park, and meet the residents at The Crocodile Farm.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December in Djerba Island, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

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

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