9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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9 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  7​h
1
Tunis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Monastir
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Djerba Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

2
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tunis: Hammamet (Yasmin Hammamet, Medina of Hammamet, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Bardo Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, and take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tunis tour itinerary maker app .

Istanbul, Turkey to Tunis is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Tunis, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monastir.

Things to do in Tunis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Hammamet
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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach

3
nights
Monastir

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monastir: Seville Center (in Sousse), Great Mosque of Kairouan (in Kairouan) and Mahdia's Old Town (in Mahdia). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at El Jem Amphitheatre, contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, get your game on at Karting Monastir, and go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Monastir itinerary maker app .

Drive from Tunis to Monastir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Monastir are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sousse, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, Mahdia's Old Town, The Great Mosque of Kairouan
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

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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 (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of El Ghriba Synagogue, make a trip to Ksar ben Ayed, then ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, then stroll around Krokodilfarm Animalia, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Djerba Explore. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, look for gifts at Dyghet, then see the interesting displays at Musee de Guellala, then examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Markt/Basar in Houmt Souk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Djerba Island online travel planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Monastir to Djerba Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
The Crocodile Farm ©
The Crocodile Farm
Musee de Guellala ©
Musee de Guellala

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