9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  5 h
1
Tunis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Barcelona

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.
Visit Dougga and Baths of Antoninus for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tunis: Hammamet (Hammamet Beach & Yasmin Hammamet) and Ain Tounga (in Tastur). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, get to know the fascinating history of Place du 14 Janvier, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tunis trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Tunis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Tunis are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hammamet, Beja Governorate, L'aqueduc de Zaghouan, Baths of Antoninus
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

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 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, then contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): tee off at El Kantaoui Golf Course, then stroll through EkiClub, then delve into the distant past at Ribat of Monastir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of Kairouan.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sousse holiday planning app .

You can drive from Tunis to Sousse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Amphitheatre of El Jem, El Kantaoui Golf Course
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

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 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Dghoumes and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, and then head outdoors with La Corbeille.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tozeur day trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Sousse to Tozeur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Tozeur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bizerte.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

La Corbeille
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
La Corbeille ©
La Corbeille

1
night
Bizerte

Bizerte
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Qsiba, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, then explore the activities along Ichkeul National Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Fort d'Espagne.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bizerte trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tozeur to Bizerte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tozeur in March: high temperatures in Bizerte hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bizerte

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church
Qsiba ©
Qsiba

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