13 days in Tunisia Itinerary

13 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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13 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
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Tunis
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Sidi Bou Said
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
3
Hammamet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Monastir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
El-Jem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Subaytilah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Sfax, Sfax Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Gabes
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Bardo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Tunis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, and finally steep yourself in history at Bab El Bhar.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tunis travel route planning app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tunis is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: highs in Tunis hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sidi Bou Said.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis

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Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said ©
Sidi Bou Said a town in northern Tunisia located about 20 km from the capital, Tunis.Named for a religious figure who lived there, Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia Al-Tamimi Al-Baji|Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia al-Tamimi al-Baji (previously it was called Jabal el-Menar). On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, contemplate the long history of Saint Louis Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Carthage Museum, then explore the ancient world of Carthaginian Ruins, and finally delve into the distant past at Ancient Roman Baths.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sidi Bou Said trip itinerary planner .

Sidi Bou Said is just a short distance from Tunis. In July in Sidi Bou Said, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Sidi Bou Said

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Carthage
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Carthaginian Ruins ©
Carthaginian Ruins
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Saint Louis Cathedral ©
Saint Louis Cathedral

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Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, steep yourself in history at Kasbah of Hammamet, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hammamet Beach, and finally take a stroll through Yasmin Hammamet.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hammamet trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Sidi Bou Said to Hammamet takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Hammamet sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Kasbah of Hammamet ©
Kasbah of Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet

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Monastir

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Medina of Sousse, enjoy breathtaking views from Sousse Ribat RIBAT, then get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monastir trip maker .

You can drive from Hammamet to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Monastir can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sousse
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Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On the 14th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at El Jem Museum and then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the El-Jem trip builder tool .

Drive from Monastir to El-Jem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in El-Jem can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

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nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of Kairouan.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kairouan route planner .

You can drive from El-Jem to Kairouan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from El-Jem in July: highs in Kairouan hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Subaytilah.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

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Subaytilah

Subaytilah ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Haidra Ruins, delve into the distant past at Ancient Ammaedara, and then explore the ancient world of Sbeitla.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Subaytilah trip planner .

You can drive from Kairouan to Subaytilah in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Subaytilah when traveling from Kairouan in July, with lows around 21°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Sfax.

Things to do in Subaytilah

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haidra Ruins, Ancient Ammaedara
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Sbeitla ©
Sbeitla
Ancient Ammaedara ©
Ancient Ammaedara
Haidra Ruins ©
Haidra Ruins

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Sfax, Sfax Governorate

Sfax ©
Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. On the 17th (Tue), wander the streets of Medina.

Start your trip to Sfax by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Subaytilah to Sfax in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. While traveling from Subaytilah, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Sfax, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sfax

Nature Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Isole Kerkennah
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Isole Kerkennah ©
Isole Kerkennah
Musee Dar Jallouli ©
Musee Dar Jallouli
Medina ©
Medina

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, then make a trip to Djerbahood, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala, and finally examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Djerba Island online trip builder .

Drive from Sfax to Djerba Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Gabes.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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Gabes

Gabes ©
Gabès, also spelled Cabès, Cabes, Kabes, Gabbs and Gaps'', is the capital city of the Gabès Governorate in Tunisia. On the 20th (Fri), examine the collection at Military Museum Of Mareth Line.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gabes road trip site .

You can drive from Djerba Island to Gabes in 3 hours. July in Gabes sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Gabes

Museums
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Military Museum Of Mareth Line ©
Military Museum Of Mareth Line

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