8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mahdia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hammamet
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Bizerte

Bizerte
Bizerte; historically: Phoenician: Hippo Acra, Hippo Diarrhytus and Hippo Zarytus), also known in English as Bizerta, is a town of Bizerte Governorate in Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bizerte route maker app .

Valletta, Malta to Bizerte is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Valletta in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bizerte, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Bizerte

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church ©
Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church

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.
On the 22nd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Sousse Archaeological Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Medina of Sousse, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Habib Burguiba, then contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum, and finally get your game on at Karting Monastir. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at El Kantaoui Golf Course and then look for gifts at Soula Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sousse travel route planner.

You can drive from Bizerte to Sousse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Sousse, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mahdia.

Things to do in Sousse

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Monastir, El Kantaoui Golf Course
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Karting Monastir ©
Karting Monastir
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

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nights
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
On the 24th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach, wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town, and then stop by Sesame. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Mahdia Museum, then delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, and then get engrossed in the history at El Jem Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahdia online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Sousse to Mahdia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Mahdia are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hammamet.

Things to do in Mahdia

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

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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 26th (Wed): wander the streets of Yasmin Hammamet, find something for the whole family at Carthageland, and then look for gifts at La Deffirence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Medina of Hammamet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammamet Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hammamet road trip website .

Traveling by car from Mahdia to Hammamet takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Hammamet are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hammamet

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Carthageland ©
Carthageland

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