17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

17 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Tunis
— 5 nights
Drive
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Carthage
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Sidi Bou Said
— 1 night
Drive
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Hammam Sousse
— 1 night
Drive
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Sousse
— 2 nights
Drive
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El-Jem
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sfax
— 1 night
Drive
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Kairouan
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dougga (in Beja Governorate), Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte) and Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet, Hammamet Beach, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The National Bardo Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de Carthage, and make a trip to Centro storico.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tunis online road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Tunis Carthage International Airport, Enfidha - Hammamet International Airport and Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Carthage.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Yasmin Hammamet ©
Neighborhood
Yasmin Hammamet
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Carthage

Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Centre des Musiques Arabes et Mediterraneennes, then examine the collection at Museum Dar el-Annabi, then see the interesting displays at Carthage Museuma, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Louis Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Punic Ports & Museum, then explore the ancient world of Villas Romaines, then don't miss a visit to Carthage Aqueduct, and finally delve into the distant past at The Roman Theatre of Carthage.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Carthage road trip planning tool.

Carthage is very close to Tunis. December in Carthage sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Sidi Bou Said.

Things to do in Carthage

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Sidi Bou Said

Sidi Bou Said a town in northern Tunisia located about 20 km from the capital, Tunis.Named for a religious figure who lived there, Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia Al-Tamimi Al-Baji|Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia al-Tamimi al-Baji (previously it was called Jabal el-Menar). Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at La Corniche, then stop by D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers, and then stop by Mademoiselle Hecy.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sidi Bou Said trip site.

Sidi Bou Said is just a short distance from Carthage. In December, daytime highs in Sidi Bou Said are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hammam Sousse.

Things to do in Sidi Bou Said

Shopping

Side Trip

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D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers
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La Corniche ©
Scenic Walking Area
La Corniche
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Mademoiselle Hecy ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Mademoiselle Hecy

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Hammam Sousse

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pheradi Majius, have some family-friendly fun at Parc Hadhood, and then don't miss a visit to Passengers Design Store.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hammam Sousse trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sidi Bou Said to Hammam Sousse takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hammam Sousse are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sousse.

Things to do in Hammam Sousse

Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Parc Hadhood ©
Entertainment Center
Parc Hadhood
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Sousse

Pearl of the Sahel

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, get your game on at Karting Monastir, then take in the waterfront activity at Monastir Marina, and finally contemplate the long history of Bourghiba Mausoleum. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Kasbah of Sousse, take in panoramic vistas at Sousse Ribat RIBAT, shop like a local with Medina of Sousse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grosse Moschee von Sousse, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ahla Shopping Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sousse trip app.

Sousse is just a short distance from Hammam Sousse. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to El-Jem.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Historic Site
Bourghiba Mausoleum
4.4
Medina of Sousse ©
World heritage site
Medina of Sousse
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El-Jem

El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Mahdia Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Mahdia Museum, look for gifts at Sesame, then take a stroll through Mahdia's Old Town, and finally make a trip to Fort Ottoman Borj El Kebir.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El-Jem tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Sousse to El-Jem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in El-Jem can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Sfax.

Things to do in El-Jem

Beaches · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mahdia Beach ©
Beach
Mahdia Beach
4.1
Mahdia's Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Mahdia's Old Town
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1
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Sfax

Sfax is a city in Tunisia, located 270km southeast of Tunis. On the 1st (Tue), visit Souks, step off the mainland to explore Isole Kerkennah, and then wander the streets of Medina.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sfax travel route planner.

You can drive from El-Jem to Sfax in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Kairouan.

Things to do in Sfax

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Souks ©
Other
Souks
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Medina ©
Neighborhood
Medina
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Kairouan

Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Three Doors Mosque, contemplate the long history of Bassins Aghlabites, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of Kairouan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Souk, and then don't miss a visit to Bir Barouta.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kairouan online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sfax to Kairouan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Kairouan can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Medina of Kairouan
World heritage site
Medina of Kairouan
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