11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

11 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
El-Jem
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Kairouan
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
5
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Matmata
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Tataouine
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
8
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
9
Tunis
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
End: New York City

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Medina of Tunis, Site Archeologique de Carthage, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Site Archeologique de Carthage and then hunt for treasures at Souk Al Attarine. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Centro storico, then contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, then visit Medina of Tunis, and finally see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tunis vacation planner.

Boston, USA to Tunis is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Tunis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Tunis: highs are around 74°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Site Archeologique de Carthage
Highlights from your plan
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage

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hours
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the El-Jem trip itinerary site.

Drive from Tunis to El-Jem in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in El-Jem sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Sousse.

Things to do in El-Jem

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Medina of Sousse as well as Hammam Anti Stress. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at Hammam Anti Stress.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sousse holiday builder app.

Traveling by train from El-Jem to Sousse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Sousse, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kairouan.

Things to do in Sousse

Spas Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hammam Anti Stress ©
Hammam Anti Stress
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse

1
night
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great Mosque of Kairouan as well as Medina of Kairouan.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kairouan itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sousse to Kairouan in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Kairouan

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

2
nights
Tozeur

Tozeur ©
With its otherworldly desert atmosphere, Tozeur has served as a filming location for blockbuster movies such as "Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The English Patient." The ancient oasis has successfully preserved its traditional geometric architecture, craftsmanship, and fashion, especially in the medina--the old city--where friendly locals extend a warm welcome to visitors.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tozeur trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, train, and flight from Kairouan to Tozeur takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kairouan in April: highs in Tozeur hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Matmata.

Things to do in Tozeur

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) ©

1
night
Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Musee Berbere de Tamezret has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee Berbere de Tamezret and then look for gifts at Escale de Toujane.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Matmata vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Tozeur to Matmata takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Tozeur in April, expect Matmata to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tataouine.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Musee Berbere de Tamezret
Highlights from your plan
Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret

few
hours
Tataouine

Tataouine ©
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ksar Ouled Soltane as well as Mosquee des 7 Dormants. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Mosquee des 7 Dormants and then make a trip to Ksar Ouled Soltane.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tataouine trip planner.

Getting from Matmata to Tataouine by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Tataouine sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tataouine

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mosquee des 7 Dormants
Highlights from your plan
Mosquee des 7 Dormants ©
Mosquee des 7 Dormants
Ksar Ouled Soltane ©
Ksar Ouled Soltane

1
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sentido Djerba Beach as well as Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Djerba Island trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Tataouine to Djerba Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Tataouine in April, expect nights in Djerba Island to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk ©
Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk

1
night
Tunis

Tunis
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tunis trip app.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Djerba Island in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Tunis. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

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