8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Plovdiv
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Bizerte
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sousse
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Plovdiv

1
day
Bizerte

Bizerte
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church, then explore the activities along Ichkeul National Park, and then delve into the distant past at Fort d'Espagne.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bizerte trip planner.

Plovdiv, Bulgaria to Bizerte is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Plovdiv to Bizerte. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Plovdiv in August since evenings lows in Bizerte dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Bizerte

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church

3
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.
Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to El Jem Amphitheatre (in El-Jem) and Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Medina of Hammamet, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Medina of Sousse, take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, and see the interesting displays at Magiceye Sousse.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sousse trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Bizerte to Sousse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bizerte in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Sousse. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hammamet, Bourghiba Mausoleum
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, meet the residents at The Crocodile Farm, then get to know the resident critters at Djerba Explore, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Djerba Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take a stroll through Medina of Tunis, see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, and finally look for gifts at D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tunis travel planner.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tunis in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Tunis can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

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