20 days in Tunisia Itinerary

20 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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20 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
Tataouine
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Medenine
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Matmata
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Nefta
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Gabes
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Tamezret
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Douz
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

7
nights
Tataouine

Tataouine
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Change things up with a short trip to Mosquee des 7 Dormants in Chenini (about 30 minutes away). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Chenini and contemplate the long history of Ksar Ghilane.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tataouine day trip tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Tataouine is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Tataouine, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 26°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Medenine.

Things to do in Tataouine

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mosquee des 7 Dormants
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Ksar Ghilane
Ksar Ghilane
Chenini ©
Chenini
Ksar Ouled Soltane ©
Ksar Ouled Soltane

1
night
Medenine

Medenine ©
Medenine is the major town in south-eastern Tunisia, 77km south of the port of Gabès and the Island of Djerba, on the main route to Libya. On the 27th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Gightis and then don't miss a visit to Ksar Hallouf.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Medenine trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tataouine to Medenine takes an hour. While traveling from Tataouine, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Medenine, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Medenine

Historic Sites
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Ksar Hallouf ©
Ksar Hallouf

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore Park, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, then see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then make a trip to Ksar ben Ayed, and finally make a trip to Djerbahood.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip planner .

You can drive from Medenine to Djerba Island in 1.5 hours. September in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park

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.
On the 30th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Decor Star Wars Tunisie, then explore the activities along Chott El Jerid, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis, then see the interesting displays at Chak Wak, and then take in breathtaking views at Tamerza Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tozeur trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Djerba Island in September, expect nights in Tozeur to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Matmata.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Museums
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon

1
night
Matmata

Matmata
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Escale de Toujane.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Matmata online trip builder .

You can drive from Tozeur to Matmata in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Matmata can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Nefta.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping
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1
night
Nefta

Nefta ©
Nefta is a town and oasis in Tunisia, close to the Algerian border, and just north of the Chott el Djerid.Religious significanceNefta is considered by most Sufis to be the spiritual home of Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam; many religious buildings are located in the district El Bayadha. On the 3rd (Sat), head outdoors with La Corbeille.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nefta online vacation planner .

You can drive from Matmata to Nefta in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In October in Nefta, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Gabes.

Things to do in Nefta

Outdoors
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La Corbeille ©
La Corbeille

1
night
Gabes

Gabes
Gabès, also spelled Cabès, Cabes, Kabes, Gabbs and Gaps'', is the capital city of the Gabès Governorate in Tunisia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gabes trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Nefta to Gabes in 3.5 hours. In October in Gabes, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Tamezret.

Things to do in Gabes

Museums
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night
Tamezret

Tamezret ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Musee Berbere de Tamezret.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tamezret trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gabes to Tamezret in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Douz.

Things to do in Tamezret

Museums
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Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret

2
nights
Douz

Douz ©
Douz is a town in the Kebili Governorate in the south of Tunisia, known as the "gateway to the Sahara." By road it is located southwest of Blidet, southeast of Tozeur, and south of the Tunisian capital of Tunis. On the 6th (Tue), look for gifts at Souk. La Plaza Del Mercado and then examine the collection at Sahara Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Douz trip builder app .

Drive from Tamezret to Douz in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Douz

Shopping Museums
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Sahara Museum ©
Sahara Museum

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