7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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7 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Djerba Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Matmata
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Douz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tozeur
— 1 night
train:  5​h 30​min
5
El-Jem
— Few hours
train:  1​h
6
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Kairouan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Tunis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Paris

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip planning tool .

Paris, France to Djerba Island is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Djerba Island hover around 21°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Matmata.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Historic Sites
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El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

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Matmata

Matmata
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Matmata trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Djerba Island to Matmata in 3 hours. Traveling from Djerba Island in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Matmata, with lows of 7°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Douz.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums
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Douz

Douz ©
Douz is a town in the Kebili Governorate in the south of Tunisia, known as the "gateway to the Sahara." By road it is located southwest of Blidet, southeast of Tozeur, and south of the Tunisian capital of Tunis. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Sahara Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Douz trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Matmata to Douz takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Douz are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tozeur.

Things to do in Douz

Museums
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Sahara Museum ©
Sahara Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, then explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert, and then explore the stunning scenery at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tozeur trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Douz to Tozeur takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tozeur can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks
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Sidi Bouhlel Canyon ©
Sidi Bouhlel Canyon
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amphitheatre of El Jem. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre of El Jem.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the El-Jem trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tozeur to El-Jem in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in El-Jem can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Sousse.

Things to do in El-Jem

Historic Sites
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Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum.

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

Traveling by train from El-Jem to Sousse takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums
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Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bir Barouta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Three Doors Mosque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of Kairouan.

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

Getting from Sousse to Kairouan by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Tunis.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites
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Bassins Aghlabites ©
Bassins Aghlabites
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Bir Barouta ©
Bir Barouta

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), make a trip to Centre des Musiques Arabes et Mediterraneennes.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tunis planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kairouan to Tunis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sidi Bou Said
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Museum Dar el-Annabi ©
Museum Dar el-Annabi

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