23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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23 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Menzel Temime
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sousse
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mahdia
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  1​h 45​min
4
Sfax
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Tataouine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Zarzis
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Tozeur
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 45​min
8
Beja Governorate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Hammamet
— 5 nights
End: Hammamet

1
day
Menzel Temime

Menzel Temime ©
Menzel Temime is a town in northeast Tunisia southeast of the peninsula of Cap Bon.The municipality of Menzel Temime was established on 19 February 1921, the municipal boundaries stretching over an area of 25,000 hectares. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fort de Kelibia, get outside with Plage el Mansoura, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Menzel Temime.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Menzel Temime road trip website .

Hammamet to Menzel Temime is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Menzel Temime

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kelibia
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Plage el Mansoura ©
Plage el Mansoura
Fort de Kelibia ©
Fort de Kelibia

4
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.
Let the collections at Sousse Archaeological Museum and Museum Dar Essid capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Medina of Kairouan and Sousse Ribat RIBAT. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sousse: Monastir (Gallery Espressioni, Imagine Espace Creatif, & more) and Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grande Mosque, explore and take pictures at Medina of Sousse, stop by Soula Center, and browse the different shops at Ahla Shopping Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sousse trip planner .

Drive from Menzel Temime to Sousse in 2.5 hours. September in Sousse sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, Hammam Sousse, Aqua Palace
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Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Museum Dar Essid ©
Museum Dar Essid
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

2
nights
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for gifts at Sesame, then make a trip to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir, then stroll through Mahdia Beach, and finally wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mahdia Museum, get engrossed in the history at Musee Archeologique de Moknine, then get engrossed in the history at El Jem Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Mahdia trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Sousse to Mahdia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Mahdia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sfax.

Things to do in Mahdia

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, Musee Archeologique de Moknine
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Musee Archeologique de Moknine ©
Musee Archeologique de Moknine
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town

2
nights
Sfax

Sfax ©
Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at Marche de Poisson de Bab Jebli, then make a trip to La Kasbah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosquee, and finally examine the collection at Musee Dar Jallouli. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Medina, wander the streets of Bab Bhar, then make a trip to Site Archeologique Thyna, then see the interesting displays at Musee archeologique - Hotel de ville (City Hall), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Artanit.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sfax planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Mahdia to Sfax takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Sfax are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tataouine.

Things to do in Sfax

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Artanit ©
Artanit
Medina ©
Medina
Musee Dar Jallouli ©
Musee Dar Jallouli

1
night
Tataouine

Tataouine
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Ksar Ghilane, then don't miss a visit to Chenini, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mosquee des 7 Dormants, and finally make a trip to Ksar Ouled Soltane.

Planning Tataouine trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Sfax to Tataouine in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sfax in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Tataouine, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zarzis.

Things to do in Tataouine

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Zarzis

Zarzis ©
Zarzis also known as Jarjis is a coastal commune in southeastern Tunisia, former bishopric and Latin Catholic titular see under its Ancient name Gergis.To the Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs the port was of strategic importance.GeographyIt lies on the coast of Mediterranean Sea, where the climate is mainly dry and sunny, making it a popular tourist destination mixing the old and the traditional. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sentido Djerba Beach, then steep yourself in history at Fort Ghazi Mustapha, and finally make a trip to Djerbahood. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sangho Beach, then explore and take pictures at Cave of Ali Berbere, then examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zarzis online route builder .

You can drive from Tataouine to Zarzis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Zarzis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Zarzis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Djerba Island
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Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chott El Jerid and Tamerza Canyon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) and Ksour of Tamerza. Venture out of the city with trips to Chott El Djerid (in Kebili) and Sahara Museum (in Douz). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, hunt for treasures at Tozeur Market, and get outside with La Corbeille.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tozeur day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zarzis to Tozeur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

La Corbeille, Ksour of Tamerza, Sahara Museum
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Chak Wak ©
Chak Wak

2
nights
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. On the 12th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Ain Tounga, explore the ancient world of Dougga, and then don't miss a visit to Musti. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Balmoree Arts - Gallery & Studio and then tee off at La Cigale Tabarka Golf.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tozeur to Beja Governorate in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tozeur in October; daily highs in Beja Governorate reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tabarka
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Musti ©
Musti

5
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Appreciate the collections at Carthage Museum and Musee Dar Khardija. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ancient Roman Baths and Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammamet: Centro storico (in Sidi Bou Said), Tunis (Avenue Habib Bourguiba, Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, & more) and Villas Romaines (in Carthage). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kasbah of Hammamet, don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach, and play a few rounds at Citrus Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hammamet day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beja Governorate to Hammamet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hammamet

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tunis, Carthage, Sidi Bou Said
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines

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