55 days in Tunisia Itinerary

55 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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55 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Djerba Island
— 9 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Tozeur
— 8 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
3
Zarzis
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Mahdia
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sousse
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Beja Governorate
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Tunis
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Nabeul
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
El Haouaria
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Dubai

9
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.
Get some historical perspective at El Ghriba Synagogue and Cave of Ali Berbere. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee de Guellala and Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Krokodilfarm Animalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sidi Yati Mosque, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sentido Djerba Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Djerba Island online travel route planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Djerba Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Djerba Island. In October, Djerba Island is little chillier than Dubai - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

8
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ksour of Tamerza and Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina). Get in touch with nature at Sahara Desert and Sidi Bouhlel Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Tozeur: Douz (Souk. La Plaza Del Mercado & Sahara Museum). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at National Park Dghoumes. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tozeur Market, examine the collection at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis, and get outside with La Corbeille.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Tozeur vacation planning app .

Getting from Djerba Island to Tozeur by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Tozeur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zarzis.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Douz, Ksour of Tamerza, La Corbeille
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Ksour of Tamerza ©
Ksour of Tamerza
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon

1
night
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. On the 19th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mouansa Synagogue and then kick back and relax at Sangho Beach.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Zarzis tour planner.

Getting from Tozeur to Zarzis by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Zarzis sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mahdia.

Things to do in Zarzis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sangho Beach ©
Sangho Beach
Mouansa Synagogue
Mouansa Synagogue

7
nights
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
El Jem Amphitheatre and Grande Mosquee will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore El Jem Museum and Musee Archeologique de Moknine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mahdia: Sfax (Medina, La Kasbah, & more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach, wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town, don't miss a visit to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir, and get engrossed in the history at Mahdia Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mahdia trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Zarzis to Mahdia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Mahdia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Mahdia

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

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

9
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.
Do your shopping at Medina of Sousse and Seville Center. Sousse Archaeological Museum and Dar Am Taieb will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Kairouan (Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), Medina of Kairouan, & more), Monastir (Gallery Espressioni, Forte El Ribat, & more) and D'Enfidha (in Enfidha). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid, contemplate the long history of Kasbah of Sousse, get engrossed in the history at Musee Habib Burguiba, and don't miss a visit to Passengers Design Store.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sousse online tour builder .

You can drive from Mahdia to Sousse in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Sousse sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beja Governorate.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kairouan, Monastir, Port El Kantaoui, Passengers Design Store, Pheradi Majius
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Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

8
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maktaris and Balmoree Arts - Gallery & Studio. Venture out of the city with trips to La Cigale Tabarka Golf (in Tabarka) and Bulla Regia (in Jendouba). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Ain Tounga and make a trip to Musti.

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

Traveling by car from Sousse to Beja Governorate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Tabarka, Maktaris, Bulla Regia
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Dougga ©
Dougga
Maktaris ©
Maktaris
Bulla Regia ©
Bulla Regia

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.
You'll explore and learn at Bardo Museum and Punic Ports & Museum. For shopping fun, head to Medina of Tunis or Delices & Caprices. Venture out of the city with trips to Uthina (Oudhna) (in Ben Arous), Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte) and L'aqueduc de Zaghouan (in Zaghouan). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, delve into the distant past at Villas Romaines, learn about all things military at Musee National Militaire, and steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tunis trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nabeul.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Marche Centrale de La Marsa, Musee National Militaire, Ichkeul National Park
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park

2
nights
Nabeul

Nabeul ©
Nabeul is a coastal town in north-eastern Tunisia, on the south coast near to the Cap Bon peninsula. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Musee Archeologique de Nabeul and then look for gifts at Nabeul Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nabeul holiday planner.

You can drive from Tunis to Nabeul in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nabeul are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for El Haouaria on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Nabeul

Shopping Museums
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Nabeul Market ©
Nabeul Market
Musee Archeologique de Nabeul ©
Musee Archeologique de Nabeul

2
nights
El Haouaria

El Haouaria ©
El Haouaria is a coastal town and commune in the Nabeul Governorate, Tunisia. On the 21st (Thu), delve into the distant past at Ruins of Kerkouane.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our El Haouaria online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Nabeul to El Haouaria takes 1.5 hours. In November in El Haouaria, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in El Haouaria

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kelibia
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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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