12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

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12 days in Tunisia Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
Hammamet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Sousse
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Djerba Island
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Tunis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Sharm El Sheikh

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Hammamet

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Hammamet Beach, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Religions, then play a few rounds at Citrus Golf Course, and finally tee off at Golf Yasmine.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Hammamet is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, with highs in Hammamet at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sousse.

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Citrus Golf Course ©
Citrus Golf Course
Hammamet Beach ©
Hammamet Beach
Musee des Religions ©
Musee des Religions

4
days
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Forte El Ribat and El Jem Amphitheatre. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mahdia Beach and Tunisia Water Sport a Sousse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sousse: Monastir Marina (in Monastir), Kairouan (Great Mosque of Kairouan & Medina of Kairouan) and El Jem Museum (in El-Jem). The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the long history of Kasbah of Sousse, tee off at El Kantaoui Golf Course, and get your game on at Karting Monastir.

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Traveling by car from Hammamet to Sousse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Sousse, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Djerba Island.

Things to do in Sousse

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monastir, Kairouan, El-Jem, Mahdia Beach, El Kantaoui Golf Course
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Mahdia Beach ©
Mahdia Beach
El Jem Museum ©
El Jem Museum
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum

3
days
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.
Visit Cave of Ali Berbere and Fort Ghazi Mustapha for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sentido Djerba Beach and Djerba Golf Club. Change things up with these side-trips from Djerba Island: Sangho Beach (in Zarzis) and Midoun (Ranch Yassmina Djerba La Douce, Krokodilfarm Animalia, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Traditionnel Djerbien, don't miss a visit to Djerbahood, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sidi Yati Mosque, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Sousse to Djerba Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Sangho Beach
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Djerba Explore ©
Djerba Explore
Lalla Hadria Museum ©
Lalla Hadria Museum

4
days
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.
Visit Dougga and Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra for their historical value. Get outdoors at Ichkeul National Park and Chott El Djerid. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ancient Roman Baths, contemplate the long history of Bab El Bhar, examine the collection at Carthage Museum, and appreciate the views at Mides Valley.

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Getting from Djerba Island to Tunis by combination of flight and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Djerba Island in March since evenings lows in Tunis dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carthage, Tunisia, Sidi Bou Said, Dougga
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Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Dougga ©
Dougga
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Ancient Roman Baths