8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sidi Yati Mosque, examine the collection at Musee de Guellala, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then get 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: Head underground at Cave of Ali Berbere, enjoy the sand and surf at Sentido Djerba Beach, then examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island travel route planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Djerba Island hover around 33°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce

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 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, explore the engaging exhibits at Magiceye Sousse, then step into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, then contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, and finally get your game on at Karting Monastir. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, then catch a live event at El Jem Amphitheatre, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally look for gifts at Seville Center.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sousse trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Djerba Island to Sousse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a stroll through Yasmin Hammamet, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach, and then contemplate the long history of The doors of the medina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, take a stroll through Medina of Tunis, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Souk Al Attarine, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Louis Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tunis road trip planner.

Getting from Sousse to Tunis by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hammamet, Carthage
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

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