8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  13 h 15 min
1
Sousse
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Manchester

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 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, delve into the distant past at Ribat of Monastir, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, and finally admire the striking features of The Great Mosque of Kairouan. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, then tee off at El Kantaoui Golf Course, and finally make a trip to Passengers Design Store.

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Manchester, UK to Sousse is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Sousse is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in January: high temperatures in Sousse hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Monastir, El Kantaoui Golf Course, Amphitheatre of El Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Passengers Design Store
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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.
You've now added Sahara Desert to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of National Park Dghoumes and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with La Corbeille, explore the activities along Chott El Jerid, and then take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tozeur trip app .

Getting from Sousse to Tozeur by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

La Corbeille
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet & Medina of Hammamet) and Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, and wander the streets of Medina of Tunis.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tunis route tool .

Fly from Tozeur to Tunis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tunis are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hammamet, Ichkeul National Park
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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