8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
Drive:  1​h
1
Tunis
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Tozeur
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
Djerba Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tataouine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Matmata
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Sousse
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Hammamet

1
day
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 2nd (Sun): admire the striking features of The doors of the medina, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, examine the collection at Bardo Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Zoological Gardens.

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Hammamet to Tunis is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In June, daytime highs in Tunis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Tunis

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

1
night
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 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Chott El Jerid and then explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tozeur trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Tunis to Tozeur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tunis in June, with highs in Tozeur at 43°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tozeur

Nature Parks
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, then walk around Krokodilfarm Animalia, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tozeur to Djerba Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Tozeur in June, expect nights in Djerba Island to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tataouine.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
El Ghriba Synagogue ©
El Ghriba Synagogue
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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Tataouine

Tataouine ©
Tataouine is a city in southern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Ksar Ouled Soltane and then make a trip to Chenini.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tataouine trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Djerba Island to Tataouine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Djerba Island in June: highs in Tataouine hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Matmata.
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Chenini ©
Chenini
Ksar Ouled Soltane ©
Ksar Ouled Soltane

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night
Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Musee Berbere de Tamezret and then stop by Escale de Toujane.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Matmata online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Tataouine to Matmata takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tataouine in June, plan for slightly colder days in Matmata, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sousse.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Musee Berbere de Tamezret
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Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sousse side-trips: Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Medina of Hammamet, & more), Forte El Ribat (in Monastir) and El Jem Amphitheatre (in El-Jem). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse and take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sousse road trip app .

You can drive from Matmata to Sousse in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Hammamet, Monastir
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet

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