12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Sousse
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Matmata
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Yasmin Hammamet (in Hammamet) and Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The doors of the medina, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tunis online trip builder .

Newark, USA to Tunis is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in November, with highs in Tunis at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, delve into the distant past at Ribat of Monastir, then contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, then have some family-friendly fun at Karting Monastir, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sousse Ribat RIBAT.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sousse trip planning website .

Drive from Tunis to Sousse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Sousse are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Matmata.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, Amphitheatre of El Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Matmata

Matmata
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. To plan Matmata vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sousse to Matmata takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Sousse in November, Matmata is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. You will leave for Djerba Island on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums
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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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, meet the residents at Djerba Explore Park, take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, and make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Djerba Island route planner .

Explore your travel options from Matmata to Djerba Island with the Route module. Traveling from Matmata in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Djerba Island, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks 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

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