8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h 45 min
1
Sousse
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, then steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, then have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally look for gifts at Karrma.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sousse trip planner .

London, UK to Sousse is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Sousse, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Sousse at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, El-Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures 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 18th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Sidi Yati Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, then stop by Dyghet, and finally make a trip to Djerbahood.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Djerba Island sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Sousse to Djerba Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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.
Explore Tunis' surroundings by going to Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, & more) and Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, don't miss a visit to Imprimerie Tipografia Finzi, steep yourself in history at Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala, and admire the striking features of The doors of the medina.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tunis attractions planner.

Fly from Djerba Island to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Tunis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hammamet, Ichkeul National Park, Marche Centrale de La Marsa
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

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