51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Djerba Island
— 9 nights
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Tozeur
— 5 nights
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El-Jem
— 5 nights
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Kairouan
— 5 nights
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Monastir
— 6 nights
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Kelibia
— 5 nights
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Beja Governorate
— 4 nights
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Tunis
— 10 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lalla Hadria Museum and Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Ghazi Mustapha and Fine Art Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Djerba Island side-trips: Zarzis (Sangho Beach, Mouansa Synagogue, &more), Ksar Hallouf (in Medenine) and Escale de Toujane (in Matmata). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Ali Berbere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jama Fadloud (Mosque), discover the deep blue sea with Dive Center: Blue Dolphin Djerba, and step into the grandiose world of Fort de Borj El Kastil.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Djerba Island day trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Djerba Island is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Djerba Island is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Djerba Island at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba ©
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

5
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) and Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sahara Museum and Chak Wak. Go for a jaunt from Tozeur to Tamerza to see Ksour of Tamerza about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, appreciate the views at Mides Valley, make a trip to Decor Star Wars Tunisie, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tozeur travel planner.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Djerba Island in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tozeur: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Ksour of Tamerza ©
Ksour of Tamerza

5
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and Musee du Patrimoine will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Isole Kerkennah in Kerkennah Islands (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

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Fly from Tozeur to El-Jem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tozeur in October, expect nights in El-Jem to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. You will leave for Kairouan on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Isole Kerkennah ©
Isole Kerkennah

5
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Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Great Mosque of Kairouan and Bassins Aghlabites. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sbeitla and Takrouna. Change things up with these side-trips from Kairouan: D'Enfidha (in Enfidha) and Maktaris (in Makthar). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan, explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani, and hunt for treasures at The Souk.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kairouan online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from El-Jem to Kairouan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Sbeitla ©
Sbeitla
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Sousse Archaeological Museum and Museum Dar Essid. Visit Medina of Sousse and Ribat of Monastir for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Mahdia (Mahdia Museum, Mahdia Beach, &more), Friguia Park (in Hammamet) and Sousse (Kalaout el-Koubba, Sousse Ribat RIBAT, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee Archeologique de Moknine, go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, view the masterpieces at Dar Am Taieb, and steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monastir vacation planning app.

You can drive from Kairouan to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kelibia.

Things to do in Monastir

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Museum Dar Essid ©
Museum Dar Essid
Grosse Moschee von Sousse ©
Grosse Moschee von Sousse

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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. Ruins of Kerkouane and Ghar el Kebir are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage el Mansoura and Plage Menzel Temime. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fort de Kelibia.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kelibia trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Monastir to Kelibia in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. October in Kelibia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll set off for Beja Governorate on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Kelibia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Plage el Mansoura ©
Plage el Mansoura
Ruins of Kerkouane ©
Ruins of Kerkouane
Fort de Kelibia ©
Fort de Kelibia

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Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Explore hidden gems such as Dougga and Balmoree Arts - Gallery & Studio. Visit Bulla Regia and Ain Tounga for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beja Governorate: Tabarka (Fort Genois, The Needles, &more). There's more to do: make a trip to Musti.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Beja Governorate trip planner.

Getting from Kelibia to Beja Governorate by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Beja Governorate can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Baths of Antoninus and Musee des Religions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial and The doors of the medina. Change things up with these side-trips from Tunis: Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet, Yasmin Hammamet, &more), Musee Archeologique de Nabeul (in Nabeul) and Zaghouan (The Water Temple & L'aqueduc de Zaghouan). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, see the interesting displays at Museum Dar el-Annabi, and wander the streets of Medina of Tunis.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tunis journey builder website.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daytime highs in Tunis are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines

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