15 days in Tunisia Itinerary

15 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Tunis
— 1 night
2
Carthage
— Few hours
3
Sidi Bou Said
— Few hours
4
Tunis
— 1 night
5
Kairouan
— Few hours
6
Sousse
— 1 night
7
El-Jem
— Few hours
8
Matmata
— Few hours
9
Douz
— 2 nights
10
Tozeur
— 2 nights
11
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
12
Tamezret
— 1 day
13
Gabes
— 2 nights

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night
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.
On the 26th (Tue), stop by Medina of Tunis, see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunis trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Tunis is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Tunis, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Tunis, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Carthage.

Things to do in Tunis

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis
The doors of the medina ©
The doors of the medina

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Carthage

Carthage ©
On the 27th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage and then explore the ancient world of Baths of Antoninus.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carthage trip itinerary planning tool.

Carthage is very close to Tunis. May in Carthage sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sidi Bou Said.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Site Archeologique de Carthage ©
Site Archeologique de Carthage

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Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said ©
Sidi Bou Said a town in northern Tunisia located about 20 km from the capital, Tunis.Named for a religious figure who lived there, Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia Al-Tamimi Al-Baji|Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia al-Tamimi al-Baji (previously it was called Jabal el-Menar). Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Sidi Bou Said online trip maker.

Sidi Bou Said is just a stone's throw from Carthage. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Sidi Bou Said

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra

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Tunis

Tunis
To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tunis travel route planner.

Tunis is just a stone's throw from Sidi Bou Said. You'll set off for Kairouan on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

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Kairouan

Kairouan
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Governor's House, thentake a stroll through Medina of Kairouan, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of Kairouan.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Kairouan road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tunis to Kairouan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Kairouan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Kairouan

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

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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 28th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum and then look for gifts at Karrma.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sousse trip maker site.

Drive from Kairouan to Sousse in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Sousse are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Karrma ©
Karrma

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hours
El-Jem

El-Jem
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the El-Jem trip planner.

Drive from Sousse to El-Jem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in El-Jem sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Matmata.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites

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Matmata

Matmata
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Escale de Toujane.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Matmata vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from El-Jem to Matmata takes 5 hours. When traveling from El-Jem in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Matmata, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Douz.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping

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Douz

Douz ©
Douz is a town in the Kebili Governorate in the south of Tunisia, known as the "gateway to the Sahara." By road it is located southwest of Blidet, southeast of Tozeur, and south of the Tunisian capital of Tunis. On the 30th (Sat), look for gifts at Souk. La Plaza Del Mercado and then see the interesting displays at Sahara Museum.

Discover how to plan a Douz trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Matmata to Douz in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Douz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tozeur.

Things to do in Douz

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sahara Museum ©
Sahara Museum

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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.
Tozeur is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert, see the interesting displays at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis, explore the activities along Chott El Jerid, and don't miss a visit to Decor Star Wars Tunisie.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tozeur sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Douz to Tozeur in 2 hours. Traveling from Douz in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Tozeur: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon

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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 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, thensee the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, thenget to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, and finally get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, thendon't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and finally examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip maker website.

You can fly from Tozeur to Djerba Island in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Tozeur in June, plan for little chillier days in Djerba Island, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tamezret.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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Tamezret

Tamezret ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee Berbere de Tamezret.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tamezret, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Djerba Island to Tamezret in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Tamezret can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gabes.

Things to do in Tamezret

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

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Gabes

Gabes ©
Gabès, also spelled Cabès, Cabes, Kabes, Gabbs and Gaps'', is the capital city of the Gabès Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Military Museum Of Mareth Line.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gabes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tamezret to Gabes takes 1.5 hours. June in Gabes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gabes

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Military Museum Of Mareth Line ©
Military Museum Of Mareth Line

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