8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Bizerte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sousse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mahdia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Hammamet
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  3​h
5
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

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. To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bizerte trip planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Bizerte is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bizerte, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive 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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, then steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, then hunt for treasures at Medina of Sousse, and finally stop by Soula Center.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sousse tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bizerte to Sousse takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bizerte in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Sousse. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mahdia.

Things to do in Sousse

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bourghiba Mausoleum
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

1
night
Mahdia

Mahdia ©
Resting on a peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, Mahdia traces its history back to ancient Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir, enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach, and then wander the streets of Mahdia's Old Town.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mahdia trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sousse to Mahdia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Mahdia

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Mahdia's Old Town
Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir ©
Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir

2
nights
Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Hammamet Beach, take a stroll through Yasmin Hammamet, and then make a trip to Medina of Hammamet. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boukornine National Park.

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

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Hammamet

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Boukornine National Park
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Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Boukornine National Park ©
Boukornine National Park
Medina of Hammamet ©
Medina of Hammamet

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.
On the 5th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sentido Djerba Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Djerba Explore, then stroll through Krokodilfarm Animalia, and finally make a trip to Phare de Taguermess (Lighthouse). Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee de Guellala.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Djerba Island travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hammamet to Djerba Island in 3 hours. Other options are to 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 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Djerba Explore Park ©
Djerba Explore Park
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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