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
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

3
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.
Head to Medina of Sousse and Sesamefor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Amphitheatre of El Jem and Ribat of Monastir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sousse: Archaeological Museum of El-Djem (in El-Jem), The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan) and Mahdia (Mahdia Beach & Mahdia's Old Town). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, make a splash at Aqua Palace, and steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sousse trip builder site .

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 somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Sousse at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mahdia, El-Jem, Monastir, The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Aqua Palace
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

1
night
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 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, then ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Crocodile Farm, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Djerba Island trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Carthaginian Ruins and Place du 14 Janvier. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yasmin Hammamet and Zitouna Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Tunis side-trips: Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet & Hammamet Beach). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, take a stroll through Medina of Tunis, contemplate the long history of The doors of the medina, and admire the landmark architecture of Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunis holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tunis in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tunis can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Hammamet, Site Archeologique de Carthage
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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