51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Djerba Island
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Tozeur
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mahdia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sousse
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Beja Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tunis
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Tabarka
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
8
Matmata
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  4​h 15​min
9
Kerkennah Islands
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
El-Jem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Hammam Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Kelibia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Jendouba
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
14
Nefta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Subaytilah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
16
Sfax
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Dubai

7
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 Fine Art Gallery and Fort de Borj El Kastil. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien and Lalla Hadria Museum. Step out of Djerba Island to go to Zarzis and see Sangho Beach, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sentido Djerba Beach, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Djerba Island visit planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in May: highs in Djerba Island hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sangho Beach
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Chak Wak and Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis. Step out of the city life by going to Chott El Jerid and Sidi Bouhlel Canyon. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert, explore the stunning scenery at Tamerza Canyon, explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, and hunt for treasures at Tozeur Market.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tozeur travel route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Djerba Island in May: highs in Tozeur hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mides Valley, Ksour of Tamerza
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Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon

2
nights
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
Get outdoors at Mahdia Beach and Palm Links Golf Course. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mahdia Museum and Musee Archeologique de Moknine. Take a break from Mahdia with a short trip to Lamta Archaeological Museum in Lamta, about 38 minutes away. There's more to do: look for gifts at Sesame and make a trip to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mahdia online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tozeur to Mahdia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In May, Mahdia is a bit cooler than Tozeur - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Mahdia

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

Palm Links Golf Course, Musee Archeologique de Moknine, Lamta Archaeological Museum
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Musee Archeologique de Moknine ©
Musee Archeologique de Moknine
Lamta Archaeological Museum ©
Lamta Archaeological Museum

6
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.
Head to Gallery Espressioni and Dar Am Taiebfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Magiceye Sousse and Musee Habib Burguiba. Venture out of the city with trips to Forte El Ribat (in Monastir) and Kairouan (Three Doors Mosque, Great Mosque of Kairouan, & more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Seville Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Felix, examine the collection at Sousse Catacombs, and ride a horse along EkiClub.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sousse trip planner.

Getting from Mahdia to Sousse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May in Sousse, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan
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The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Grosse Moschee von Sousse ©
Grosse Moschee von Sousse

1
night
Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate ©
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Musti, then delve into the distant past at Dougga, and then explore the ancient world of Ain Tounga.

Plan my Beja Governorate trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Drive from Sousse to Beja Governorate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sousse in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Beja Governorate, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Ain Tounga ©
Ain Tounga
Musti ©
Musti

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Maison de l'Image or Souk Al Attarine. Get some historical perspective at Thuburbo Majus and Villas Romaines. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee des Religions (in Hammamet), Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous) and Bizerte (Qsiba & Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church). There's much more to do: look for gifts at D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers, contemplate the long history of Dar Lasram, take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Victoria Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tunis journey planning app .

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Tunis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Tabarka.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Bizerte, Uthina (Oudhna), Musee des Religions
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Villas Romaines ©
Villas Romaines
Musee des Religions ©
Musee des Religions

2
nights
Tabarka

Tabarka ©
Tabarka is a coastal town located in north-western Tunisia, at about, close to the border with Algeria. On the 1st (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Fort Genois and then tee off at La Cigale Tabarka Golf.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tabarka trip itinerary site .

Getting from Tunis to Tabarka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In May in Tabarka, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Matmata.

Things to do in Tabarka

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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La Cigale Tabarka Golf ©
La Cigale Tabarka Golf
Fort Genois ©
Fort Genois

2
nights
Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Musee Berbere de Tamezret, stop by Escale de Toujane, and then see the interesting displays at Military Museum Of Mareth Line.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Matmata trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Tabarka to Matmata in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tabarka in June: highs in Matmata hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 23°C. You will leave for Kerkennah Islands on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Matmata

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kerkennah Islands

Kerkennah Islands
For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kerkennah Islands trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Matmata to Kerkennah Islands in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. June in Kerkennah Islands sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), you're off toEl-Jem.

Things to do in Kerkennah Islands

Museums
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2
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem, then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and then take an in-depth tour of El Jem Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the El-Jem trip planner .

Getting from Kerkennah Islands to El-Jem by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train. June in El-Jem sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Hammam Sousse on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in El-Jem

Museums Historic Sites
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

2
nights
Hammam Sousse

Hammam Sousse ©
Hammam Sousse is a coastal town in north-eastern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Passengers Design Store, take in the waterfront activity at El Kantaui Port, and then enjoy the sea views from Ali Baba Shopping Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hammam Sousse road trip planner.

You can drive from El-Jem to Hammam Sousse in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kelibia.

Things to do in Hammam Sousse

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

D'Enfidha
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El Kantaui Port ©
El Kantaui Port
D'Enfidha ©
D'Enfidha
Ali Baba Shopping Center ©
Ali Baba Shopping Center

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. To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kelibia itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hammam Sousse to Kelibia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll set off for Jendouba on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Kelibia

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ghar el Kebir
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Plage el Mansoura ©
Plage el Mansoura

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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Bulla Regia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jendouba trip planner .

You can drive from Kelibia to Jendouba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kelibia in June, expect nights in Jendouba to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. You'll set off for Nefta on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Jendouba

Historic Sites
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Bulla Regia ©
Bulla Regia

1
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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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get outside with La Corbeille.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nefta itinerary tool .

Getting from Jendouba to Nefta by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, Nefta is a bit warmer than Jendouba - with highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off toSubaytilah.

Things to do in Nefta

Outdoors
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La Corbeille ©
La Corbeille

2
nights
Subaytilah

Subaytilah ©
For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Subaytilah trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nefta to Subaytilah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nefta in June; daily highs in Subaytilah reach 37°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off toSfax.

Things to do in Subaytilah

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ancient Ammaedara, Haidra Ruins
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Sbeitla ©
Sbeitla
Ancient Ammaedara ©
Ancient Ammaedara
Haidra Ruins ©
Haidra Ruins

2
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Sfax

Sfax ©
Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a stroll through Bab Bhar.

Plan my day in Sfax using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Subaytilah to Sfax in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Subaytilah in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sfax, with lows of 23°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Sfax

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Artanit ©
Artanit
Souks ©
Souks

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