8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

8 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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Djerba Island
— 1 night
2
Tozeur
— 1 night
3
Matmata
— 1 night
4
Sousse
— 4 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.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba, ride a horse along Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, thensee the interesting displays at Lalla Hadria Museum, and finally make a trip to Dar Jilani La maison des Arts & Metiers.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Djerba Island tour planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Djerba Island is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Djerba Island due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tozeur.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce ©
Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba ©
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the activities along Chott El Jerid and then explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tozeur trip planner.

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 August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tozeur, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Matmata.

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Parks Nature
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert
Chott El Jerid ©
Chott El Jerid

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Matmata

Matmata ©
Matmata is a small Berber speaking town in southern Tunisia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Musee Berbere de Tamezret and then stop by Escale de Toujane.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Matmata online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Tozeur to Matmata takes 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tozeur in August: high temperatures in Matmata hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sousse.

Things to do in Matmata

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Musee Berbere de Tamezret
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Musee Berbere de Tamezret ©
Musee Berbere de Tamezret

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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.
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem and Sousse Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum Dar Essid and Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber). Explore Sousse's surroundings by going to Hammamet (Musee des Religions, Citrus Golf Course, &more) and Kairouan (The Great Mosque of Kairouan & Medina of Kairouan). There's more to do: enjoy the sea views from Ali Baba Shopping Center.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sousse day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Matmata to Sousse takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Sousse can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sousse

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Hammamet, Kairouan, Archaeological Museum of El-Djem, Ali Baba Shopping Center
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Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan

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