18 days in Tunisia Itinerary

18 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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18 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Monastir
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
El-Jem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hammamet
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Carthage
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Djerba Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Montreal

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 29th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Qsiba and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Fort d'Espagne, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ichkeul National Park, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Musee Oceanographique.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bizerte attractions planner .

Montreal, Canada to Bizerte is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Bizerte due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in June, with highs in Bizerte at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Bizerte

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

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Ain Tounga, delve into the distant past at Dougga, and then don't miss a visit to Musti.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Beja Governorate trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bizerte to Beja Governorate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Musti ©
Musti

3
nights
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.
Explore Monastir's surroundings by going to The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan), Port El Kantaoui (Aqua Palace & Hannibal Park) and Passengers Design Store (in Hammam Sousse). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Medina of Sousse, take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, take in the waterfront activity at Monastir Marina, and take in panoramic vistas at Sousse Ribat RIBAT.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Monastir trip planner .

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Monastir in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Beja Governorate in July since evenings lows in Monastir dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, The Great Mosque of Kairouan, Passengers Design Store
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

2
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On the 5th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, then kick back and relax at Mahdia Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Mahdia's Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take a stroll through Bab Bhar and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read El-Jem sightseeing website .

Getting from Monastir to El-Jem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in El-Jem sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in El-Jem

Neighborhoods Spas Parks

Side Trips

Mahdia, Sfax, Spas & Wellness
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Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach

3
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammamet: D'Enfidha (in Enfidha) and Tunis (Medina of Tunis, The National Bardo Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Medina of Hammamet, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hammamet Beach, and wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet.

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You can drive from El-Jem to Hammamet in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Hammamet sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Carthage.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tunis, D'Enfidha
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

3
nights
Carthage

Carthage ©
Carthage is known for historic sites, museums, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Centro storico, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Louis Cathedral, and delve into the distant past at Baths of Antoninus.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Carthage trip builder tool .

You can drive from Hammamet to Carthage in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and subway. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, La Marsa
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Carthaginian Ruins ©
Carthaginian Ruins
Centro storico ©
Centro storico
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus

3
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.
Djerba Island is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, historic sites, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, make a trip to Djerbahood, and take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island day trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Carthage to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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