26 days in Tunisia Itinerary

26 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Start: Split
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Tunis
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sousse
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sfax
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Chenini
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Gafsa Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Subaytilah
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Jendouba
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Beja Governorate
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Split

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Baths of Antoninus and Villas Romaines. Popular historic sites such as North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial and Zitouna Mosque are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Tunis: Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous) and Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet & Hammamet Beach). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, stop by Medina of Tunis, enjoy breathtaking views from The doors of the medina, and admire the striking features of Marche central de Tunis, Fondouk El Ghala.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tunis trip app.

Split, Croatia to Tunis is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Tunis are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Carthage, Hammamet, Uthina (Oudhna)
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grosse Moschee von Sousse and Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medina of Sousse and Sousse Ribat RIBAT. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sousse: Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir), Mahdia (Mahdia's Old Town, Sesame, &more) and Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, gain insight at Medinat Alzahra Parc, and view the masterpieces at Dar Am Taieb.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sousse trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Tunis to Sousse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Sousse can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sfax.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mahdia, Monastir, Kairouan, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
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Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)

3
nights
Sfax

Sfax ©
Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. Grande Mosquee and Assallemi Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Medina and Musee Dar Jallouli. Go for a jaunt from Sfax to Kerkennah Islands to see Isole Kerkennah about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Bab Bhar, make a trip to Site Archeologique Thyna, visit Souks, and stop by Marche de Poisson de Bab Jebli.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Sfax online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sousse to Sfax in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chenini.

Things to do in Sfax

Neighborhoods Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Isole Kerkennah
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Medina ©
Medina
Bab Bhar ©
Bab Bhar
Grande Mosquee ©
Grande Mosquee

2
nights
Chenini

Chenini ©
On the 8th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mosquee des 7 Dormants.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chenini itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sfax to Chenini takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sfax in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chenini, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Tozeur on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Chenini

Historic Sites
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Mosquee des 7 Dormants ©
Mosquee des 7 Dormants

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert and then see the interesting displays at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Ksour of Tamerza and then wander the streets of Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina).

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tozeur trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Chenini to Tozeur in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Tozeur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gafsa Governorate.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ksour of Tamerza
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) ©
Ksour of Tamerza ©
Ksour of Tamerza

1
night
Gafsa Governorate

Gafsa Governorate ©
Gafsa Governorate is one of the 24 governorates of Tunisia. For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gafsa Governorate trip planner.

You can drive from Tozeur to Gafsa Governorate in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gafsa Governorate when traveling from Tozeur in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Subaytilah.

Things to do in Gafsa Governorate

Nature Parks
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Selja Gorges ©
Selja Gorges

1
night
Subaytilah

Subaytilah ©
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Traveling by car from Gafsa Governorate to Subaytilah takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gafsa Governorate in September; daily highs in Subaytilah reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Jendouba.

Things to do in Subaytilah

Historic Sites
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Sbeitla ©
Sbeitla

1
night
Jendouba

Jendouba ©
Jendouba Formerly known as Souk El Arba until 30 April 1966) is a city in north-western Tunisia, and capital of the Jendouba Governorate. On the 14th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Bulla Regia.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Jendouba trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Subaytilah to Jendouba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Subaytilah in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Jendouba, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Jendouba

Historic Sites
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Bulla Regia ©
Bulla Regia

3
nights
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Get some historical perspective at Dougga and Fort Genois. Get some cultural insight at Ain Tounga and Balmoree Arts - Gallery & Studio. Step out of Beja Governorate with an excursion to La Cigale Tabarka Golf in Tabarka--about 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Musti.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Beja Governorate attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Jendouba to Beja Governorate takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jendouba in September: highs in Beja Governorate hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Tabarka
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Fort Genois ©
Fort Genois

3
nights
Tunis

Tunis ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for gifts at Rose Mandarine, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Louis Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Carthage Museuma. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Dar Lasram, thensoothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sidi Mahrez Mosque.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunis trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trips

Carthage, La Marsa, Spas & Wellness, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
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Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
Saint Louis Cathedral ©
Saint Louis Cathedral
The Roman Theatre of Carthage ©
The Roman Theatre of Carthage

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