17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Carthage
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Sousse
— 1 night
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Hammamet
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Sidi Bou Said
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Jendouba
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
El-Jem
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Frankfurt

1
night
Carthage

Carthage ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Villas Romaines, explore the ancient world of Baths of Antoninus, then explore the ancient world of Carthaginian Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El Abidine Mosque.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Carthage online itinerary planner .

Frankfurt, Germany to Carthage is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in May, with highs in Carthage at 31°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Carthage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Boukornine National Park
Highlights from your plan
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines
Boukornine National Park ©
Boukornine National Park

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Ain Tounga, explore the ancient world of Dougga, and then don't miss a visit to Musti.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Beja Governorate trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Carthage to Beja Governorate by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Beja Governorate can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the galleries of Dar Am Taieb, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Kasbah of Sousse, examine the collection at Sousse Catacombs, then explore the galleries of Kalaout el-Koubba, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sousse Ribat RIBAT.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sousse trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Beja Governorate to Sousse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sousse when traveling from Beja Governorate in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

EkiClub
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Grosse Moschee von Sousse ©
Grosse Moschee von Sousse

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Chak Wak, take in breathtaking views at Tamerza Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, then hunt for treasures at Tozeur Market, then get outside with La Corbeille, and finally stop by Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina). Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ksour of Tamerza, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Dghoumes, and finally explore the activities along Chott El Jerid.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tozeur travel route website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sousse to Tozeur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Sousse in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tozeur, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hammamet.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Corbeille, Ksour of Tamerza
Highlights from your plan
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

1
night
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at Musee des Religions, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, then tee off at Citrus Golf Course, and finally steep yourself in history at Kasbah of Hammamet.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hammamet trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tozeur to Hammamet takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tozeur in June: high temperatures in Hammamet hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Hammamet

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Citrus Golf Course ©
Citrus Golf Course
Musee des Religions ©
Musee des Religions
Kasbah of Hammamet ©
Kasbah of Hammamet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, then delve into the distant past at Uthina (Oudhna), then don't miss a visit to Berber village, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tunis online journey planner .

Drive from Hammamet to Tunis in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sidi Bou Said.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Uthina (Oudhna), L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
Highlights from your plan
L'aqueduc de Zaghouan ©
L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
The doors of the medina ©
The doors of the medina
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

1
night
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). On the 7th (Sun), look for gifts at D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers, walk around Parc Saada, explore the galleries of Efesto Salon des Artistes, get your game on at Lily Land La Marsa, then take in the pleasant sights at La Corniche, and finally don't miss a visit to Centre des Musiques Arabes et Mediterraneennes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sidi Bou Said trip planner.

Sidi Bou Said is just a stone's throw from Tunis. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jendouba.

Things to do in Sidi Bou Said

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

La Marsa
Highlights from your plan
Museum Dar el-Annabi ©
Museum Dar el-Annabi
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
Centro storico ©
Centro storico

2
nights
Jendouba

Jendouba ©
Jendouba Formerly known as Souk El Arba until 30 April 1966) is a city in north-western Tunisia, and capital of the Jendouba Governorate. On the 8th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Bulla Regia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jendouba trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Sidi Bou Said to Jendouba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Jendouba are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will leave for El-Jem on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Jendouba

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bulla Regia ©
Bulla Regia

4
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Do some cultural sightseeing at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and Amphitheatre of El Jem.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the El-Jem itinerary planner.

Drive from Jendouba to El-Jem in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Jendouba in June, plan for little chillier days in El-Jem, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in El-Jem

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

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