8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Carthage
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Tozeur
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 45​min
4
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  3​h
End: Hammamet

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sousse Ribat RIBAT, then examine the collection at Museum Dar Essid, and finally stop by Soula Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Medina of Sousse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grande Mosque, then get your game on at Karting Monastir, then steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, and finally view the masterpieces at Gallery Espressioni.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sousse trip itinerary maker website .

Hammamet to Sousse is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Sousse, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carthage.

Things to do in Sousse

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Monastir
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Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Museum Dar Essid ©
Museum Dar Essid
Grosse Moschee von Sousse ©
Grosse Moschee von Sousse

1
night
Carthage

Carthage ©
On the 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Carthage Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Roman Baths, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, then stop by Rose Mandarine, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Carthage trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sousse to Carthage takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In October in Carthage, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, Rose Mandarine, Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra
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Baths of Antoninus ©
Baths of Antoninus
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra ©
Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid. On your second day here, take a stroll through Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina), then examine the collection at Eden Palm Tresors de l'Oasis, and then explore the stunning scenery at Tamerza Canyon.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tozeur day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Carthage to Tozeur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from Carthage, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tozeur, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Tamerza Canyon ©
Tamerza Canyon
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sentido Djerba Beach and Djerba Golf Club. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk and Fine Art Gallery. Take a break from Djerba Island with a short trip to Sangho Beach in Zarzis, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Ghazi Mustapha, see the interesting displays at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, stop by Dyghet, and make a trip to Djerbahood.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Djerba Island trip planner.

Drive from Tozeur to Djerba Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sangho Beach
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Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum
Sangho Beach ©
Sangho Beach

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