8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hammamet
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
End: Bournemouth

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 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore Park, then get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, then examine the collection at Musee de Guellala, and finally appreciate the history behind Sidi Yati Mosque. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, don't miss a visit to Ksar ben Ayed, then ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, and finally make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Djerba Island online road trip planner .

Bournemouth, UK to Djerba Island is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bournemouth to Djerba Island is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bournemouth in December: high temperatures in Djerba Island hover around 21°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Medina of Sousse, then contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, and finally make a trip to Passengers Design Store.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sousse trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Djerba Island to Sousse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. December in Sousse sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Bourghiba Mausoleum, Passengers Design Store
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Explore Hammamet's surroundings by going to Amphitheatre of El Jem (in El-Jem), The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan) and Tunis (Medina of Tunis, The National Bardo Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, get in on the family fun at Carthageland, kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach, and wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hammamet trip builder tool .

Drive from Sousse to Hammamet in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Tunis, Amphitheatre of El Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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