51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

51 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Djerba Island
— 9 nights
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Tozeur
— 5 nights
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El-Jem
— 5 nights
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Kairouan
— 5 nights
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Monastir
— 6 nights
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Kelibia
— 5 nights
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Beja Governorate
— 4 nights
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Tunis
— 10 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lalla Hadria Museum and Fine Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba and Cave of Ali Berbere. Get out of town with these interesting Djerba Island side-trips: Zarzis (Sangho Beach, Mouansa Synagogue, &more), Ksar Hallouf (in Medenine) and Escale de Toujane (in Matmata). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fort Ghazi Mustapha, get to know the resident critters at The Crocodile Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Ghriba Synagogue, and explore by horseback at Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Djerba Island trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Djerba Island is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Djerba Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Tozeur.

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Specialty Museum
Lalla Hadria Museum
4.5

5
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Vieux Quartier de Ouled el Hadef (Medina) and Ksour of Tamerza. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sahara Museum and Chak Wak. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Chott El Jerid, appreciate the views at Mides Valley, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Tunisie Reves Day Tours, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tozeur travel planner.

You can fly from Djerba Island to Tozeur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Djerba Island in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tozeur: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to El-Jem.

Things to do in Tozeur

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Water Body
Chott El Jerid
4.7
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Historic Site
Ksour of Tamerza
4.4

5
nights
El-Jem

El-Jem ©
El Djem is a town in Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia, population 21,576 (2014 census). Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and Musee du Patrimoine will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Isole Kerkennah in Kerkennah Islands (about 2h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre of El Jem.

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Fly from Tozeur to El-Jem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tozeur in October, expect nights in El-Jem to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. You will leave for Kairouan on the 10th (Sat).

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Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches

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World heritage site
Amphitheatre of El Jem
4.8

5
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Kairouan

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Great Mosque of Kairouan and Sbeitla. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) and Maktaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Kairouan: Enfidha (Takrouna & D'Enfidha). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Medina of Kairouan, steep yourself in history at Bassins Aghlabites, explore the world behind art at Dar Hassine Allani, and hunt for treasures at The Souk.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kairouan online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from El-Jem to Kairouan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Monastir.

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Sousse Archaeological Museum and Museum Dar Essid. Visit Medina of Sousse and Sousse Ribat RIBAT for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Friguia Park (in Hammamet), Mahdia (Mahdia Museum, Mahdia Beach, &more) and Sousse (Kalaout el-Koubba & Kasbah of Sousse). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Musee Archeologique de Moknine, cool off at Aqua Palace, see the interesting displays at Musee du Costume Traditionnel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grosse Moschee von Sousse.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monastir trip planner.

You can drive from Kairouan to Monastir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Monastir are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kelibia.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Specialty Museum
Museum Dar Essid
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Religious Site
Grosse Moschee von Sousse
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5
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Kelibia

Kelibia ©
Kelibia, often referred to as Calibia by European writers, is a coastal town on the Cap Bon peninsula, Nabeul Governorate in the far north-eastern part of Tunisia. Ruins of Kerkouane and Ghar el Kebir are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage el Mansoura and Fort de Kelibia. The adventure continues: stroll through Plage Menzel Temime.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kelibia trip planner.

Drive from Monastir to Kelibia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll set off for Beja Governorate on the 26th (Mon).

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Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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Outdoor Activity
Plage el Mansoura
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World heritage site
Ruins of Kerkouane
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Landmark
Fort de Kelibia
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Beja Governorate

Beja Governorate
Béja Governorate is one of the twenty-four governorates of Tunisia. Explore hidden gems such as Dougga and Fort Genois. Visit Bulla Regia and Ain Tounga for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beja Governorate: Tabarka (The Needles, Balmoree Arts - Gallery & Studio, &more). There's more to do: make a trip to Musti.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Beja Governorate trip planner.

Getting from Kelibia to Beja Governorate by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Beja Governorate can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tunis.

Things to do in Beja Governorate

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Parks

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Must see
Dougga
4.8
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Must see
Bulla Regia
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Ruin
Ain Tounga
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Baths of Antoninus and The doors of the medina. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial and The Water Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Tunis: Hammamet (Medina of Hammamet, Yasmin Hammamet, &more), Musee Archeologique de Nabeul (in Nabeul) and L'aqueduc de Zaghouan (in Zaghouan). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, steep yourself in history at Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, see the interesting displays at Museum Dar el-Annabi, and wander the streets of Medina of Tunis.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tunis journey builder website.

You can drive from Beja Governorate to Tunis in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daytime highs in Tunis are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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