11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  13​h
1
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Tunis
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Dammam

1
night
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 (Tue): explore the ancient world of Fort d'Espagne, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ichkeul National Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Musee Oceanographique, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Bizerte is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dammam in August, you will find days in Bizerte are cooler (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Sousse.

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ahla Shopping Center. Keep things going the next day: stop by Seville Center, then steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally admire the striking features of The Great Mosque of Kairouan.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sousse trip planner .

You can drive from Bizerte to Sousse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bizerte in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sousse, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, El-Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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El Jem Amphitheatre ©
El Jem Amphitheatre
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

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 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, meet the residents at The Crocodile Farm, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, then don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Guellala. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers, examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, then don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Djerba Island route maker site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Djerba Island are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park

5
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 out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Hammamet (Carthageland, Yasmin Hammamet, & more) and Dougga (in Beja Governorate). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, appreciate the history behind Monument to Ibn Khaldoun, and take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tunis sightseeing app .

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Tunis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage, Dougga
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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