8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
Fly:  5​h
1
Tunis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sfax, Sfax Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Alexandria

1
night
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 1st (Mon): wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, and finally contemplate the long history of Bab El Bhar.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tunis trip tool .

Marrakech, Morocco to Tunis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Marrakech in February, you will find days in Tunis are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Medina of Tunis ©
Medina of Tunis
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ribat of Monastir (in Monastir), El-Jem (El Jem Amphitheatre & Amphitheatre of El Jem) and The Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grosse Moschee von Sousse, take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, and stroll through Mahdia Beach.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sousse day trip planning site .

You can drive from Tunis to Sousse in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sfax.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Monastir, Mahdia Beach, Amphitheatre of El Jem, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

1
night
Sfax, Sfax Governorate

Sfax ©
Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Isole Kerkennah and then take a stroll through Medina.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sfax trip itinerary site .

Getting from Sousse to Sfax by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Sfax sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sfax

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Isole Kerkennah
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Isole Kerkennah ©
Isole Kerkennah
Souks ©
Souks
Medina ©
Medina

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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 6th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore, get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Djerba Island online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sfax to Djerba Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In February in Djerba Island, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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