22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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22 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Kairouan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Monastir
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
El-Jem
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Tozeur
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
5
Djerba Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Tunis
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Hammamet

1
night
Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at D'Enfidha, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Three Doors Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of Kairouan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Governor's House, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'art Islamique de Raqqada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), then admire the masterpieces at Dar Hassine Allani, and finally wander the streets of Medina of Kairouan.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kairouan day trip tool .

Hammamet to Kairouan is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March in Kairouan, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

D'Enfidha
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D'Enfidha ©
D'Enfidha
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Monastir side-trips: Sousse (Museum Dar Essid & Sousse Ribat RIBAT), Port El Kantaoui (Hannibal Park & El Kantaoui Golf Course) and Hammam Sousse (El Kantaui Port & Passengers Design Store). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Medina of Sousse, explore the historical opulence of Ribat of Monastir, get engrossed in the history at Sousse Archaeological Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Monastir Marina.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Monastir trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kairouan to Monastir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. March in Monastir sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to El-Jem.

Things to do in Monastir

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, Hammam Sousse
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Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum

2
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). On the 26th (Thu), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, and then steep yourself in history at Amphitheatre of El Jem. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Bab Bhar, then stop by Mahdia's Old Town, and then stroll through Mahdia Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read El-Jem road trip planning website .

You can drive from Monastir to El-Jem in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in El-Jem

Neighborhoods Spas Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahdia, Spas & Wellness, Bab Bhar
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Bab Bhar ©
Bab Bhar
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

3
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.
Tozeur is known for nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Dghoumes, take a stroll through Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina), explore the stunning scenery at Sidi Bouhlel Canyon, and explore the activities along Chott El Jerid.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Tozeur online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from El-Jem to Tozeur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Tozeur sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mides Valley, Ksour of Tamerza, La Corbeille
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Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid
Mides Valley ©
Mides Valley
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Djerba Island: Escale de Toujane (in Matmata), Ksar Hallouf (in Medenine) and Mouansa Synagogue (in Zarzis). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, examine the collection at Lalla Hadria Museum, make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de Guellala.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Tozeur to Djerba Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Escale de Toujane, Ksar Hallouf, Mouansa Synagogue
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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

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Dougga (in Beja Governorate), Hammamet (Eglise du Bienheureux Antoine Neyrot d'Hammamet, Yasmin Hammamet, &more) and Ichkeul National Park (in Bizerte). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Cimetiere Militaire Francais de Takrouna.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tunis trip planner.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tunis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tunis when traveling from Djerba Island in April, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hammamet, Sidi Bou Said, Baths of Antoninus, Ichkeul National Park, Musee National Militaire
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The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Yasmin Hammamet ©
Yasmin Hammamet
Dougga ©
Dougga

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