31 days in Tunisia Itinerary

31 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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31 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Carthage
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Beja Governorate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Makthar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Monastir
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kelibia
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
7
Tozeur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Matmata
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Tataouine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Djerba Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Athens

4
nights
Carthage

Carthage ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra and Museum Dar el-Annabi. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villas Romaines and D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers. When in Carthage, make a side trip to see Boukornine National Park in Hammam Lif, approximately 48 minutes away.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Carthage road trip planning tool .

Athens, Greece to Carthage is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Carthage is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Carthage are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sidi Bou Said, Boukornine National Park
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra

2
nights
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. On the 6th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Bulla Regia. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Ain Tounga, then explore the ancient world of Dougga, and then make a trip to Musti.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Beja Governorate travel planning app .

Getting from Carthage to Beja Governorate by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Carthage in July: highs in Beja Governorate hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Makthar.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bulla Regia
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Bulla Regia ©
Bulla Regia
Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga

2
nights
Makthar

Makthar ©
Maktar, or Makthar, is a town and Roman - Berber site in Siliana Governorate, Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Maktaris.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Makthar tour builder .

Getting from Beja Governorate to Makthar by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Kairouan on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Makthar

Historic Sites
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Maktaris ©
Maktaris

2
nights
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bassins Aghlabites, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Kairouan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Three Doors Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Bir Barouta, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Souk, then steep yourself in history at Governor's House, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'art Islamique de Raqqada, and finally explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kairouan itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Makthar to Kairouan in 2 hours. In July in Kairouan, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

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

4
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.
Head to Magiceye Sousse and Dar Am Taiebfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Dar Essid and Gallery Espressioni. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monastir: El-Jem (El Jem Museum, El Jem Amphitheatre, & more), Sousse (Ahla Shopping Center & Seville Center) and Hammam Sousse (Passengers Design Store & El Kantaui Port). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee Habib Burguiba, ride a horse along EkiClub, cool off at Aquapark SPONGEBOB, and delve into the distant past at Forte El Ribat.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Monastir road trip website .

Getting from Kairouan to Monastir by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kelibia.

Things to do in Monastir

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Sousse, El-Jem, Hammam Sousse
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Museum Dar Essid ©
Museum Dar Essid

2
nights
Kelibia

Kelibia ©
Kelibia, often referred to as Calibia by European writers, is a coastal town on the Cap Bon peninsula, Nabeul Governorate in the far north-eastern part of Tunisia. On the 16th (Tue), make a trip to Fort de Kelibia and then head outdoors with Plage el Mansoura. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Ruins of Kerkouane, then delve into the distant past at Ghar el Kebir, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Menzel Temime.

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You can drive from Monastir to Kelibia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Monastir in July: highs in Kelibia hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Kelibia

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ghar el Kebir, Plage Menzel Temime
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Plage el Mansoura ©
Plage el Mansoura
Ruins of Kerkouane ©
Ruins of Kerkouane
Fort de Kelibia ©
Fort de Kelibia

4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sidi Bouhlel Canyon and Sahara Desert. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ksour of Tamerza and La Corbeille. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, admire the verdant scenery at Mides Valley, take in breathtaking views at Tamerza Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Decor Star Wars Tunisie.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tozeur day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kelibia to Tozeur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Kelibia in July, things will get a bit warmer in Tozeur: highs are around 47°C and lows about 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Matmata.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mides Valley, La Corbeille, Ksour of Tamerza
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

2
nights
Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Musee Berbere de Tamezret, stop by Escale de Toujane, and then see the interesting displays at Military Museum Of Mareth Line.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Matmata tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Tozeur to Matmata by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tozeur in July; daily highs in Matmata reach 41°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Tataouine.

Things to do in Matmata

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Military Museum Of Mareth Line, Musee Berbere de Tamezret
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Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret
Military Museum Of Mareth Line ©
Military Museum Of Mareth Line

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Tataouine

Tataouine ©
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Ksar Ouled Soltane, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mosquee des 7 Dormants, and then make a trip to Chenini. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Ksar Ghilane.

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You can drive from Matmata to Tataouine in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tataouine

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lalla Hadria Museum and Fort de Borj El Kastil. Cave of Ali Berbere and Sidi Yati Mosque will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll through Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, don't miss a visit to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers, and kick back and relax at Sentido Djerba Beach.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Djerba Island online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tataouine to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Tataouine, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Djerba Island, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere

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