8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: York
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hammamet
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3​h
3
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  9​h 15​min
End: York

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sousse: El Jem Amphitheatre (in El-Jem), Monastir (Bourghiba Mausoleum, Musee Habib Burguiba, & more) and Mahdia Beach (in Mahdia). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Medina of Sousse, look for gifts at Perle Shopping Center, cool off at Acqua Palace Water Park, and take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sousse road trip planner.

York, UK to Sousse is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from York to Sousse due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from York in October, with highs in Sousse at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, Mahdia Beach, Aqua Palace
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Hammamet Beach, wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, and then get in on the family fun at Carthageland. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Citrus Golf Course, look for gifts at La Deffirence, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee Archeologique de Nabeul.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hammamet travel planner .

Getting from Sousse to Hammamet by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Hammamet sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Hammamet

Outdoors Golf Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Musee Archeologique de Nabeul
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Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet

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nights
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 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Djerba Explore, then stroll through Krokodilfarm Animalia, then make a trip to Djerbahood, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Fadloud (Mosque) and then kick back and relax at Sentido Djerba Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hammamet to Djerba Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Djerba Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala
Djerbahood ©
Djerbahood

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