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Sousse

Africa
25+

Rank in Tunisia

2

Rank in Africa

160+

World Rank

Currency
Tunisian Dinar(TND)
Weather
Clear 25℃
Time
02:52 AM (GMT +01:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Sousse

Sousse,a prized destination, is known as "the Pearl of the Sahel" due to its central location on Tunisia's eastern shoreline. It is a popular destination, especially with Europeans due to its excellent beaches. The city has many fascinating attractions, from ninth-century Great Mosque to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Medina. No tourist visa is required for citizens of some countries. Be sure to check in advance if you need one.

Weather is usually pleasant in Sousse all through the year and it determines which is the best time to visit. If you are a trekker, late September to November and March to early May will be the ideal time. The daytime will not be too hot and the nights will be a little chilly. May, June, and September are the perfect times for visiting beaches. Tourists visit Tunisia in July and August when beaches are filled with life and sun shines every day. 

Continent Country
Africa Tunisia
Airport Name / IATA Code
Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport MIR
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport NBE


Sousse
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
The summer months of March, April, May, and June; and then October, November, and December are the best times to visit Sousse. During these months, temperatures hover around 20°C with a cool sea breeze. It is a comfortable time to relax on the beaches.
Moderate time to visit
July, August, and September are the warmest time to visit Sousse. In August temperatures rarely drop below 24.7 degrees C at night. Nevertheless, the average temperatures in Sousse vary greatly by humidity. Most of the year, except for some hot weeks in the summer, weather is moderate in Sousse all through the year. Sousse is more temperate with 63rd percentile for pleasant weather compared to other tourist destinations worldwide.
Worst time to visit
January and February are the worst time of the year with the cold and the dry weather. The weather is not at all conducive for outdoor activities.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 6 7 10 12 15 20 22 22 21 18 12 9
Maximum temprature (℃) 16 17 19 20 23 28 30 31 29 25 21 18
Rain fall (mm) 31 17 22 32 14 4 1 17 18 48 36 42
Population
0.27 (Millions)
Official Language
Arabic
Spoken Language
The people of Sousse... Read more
Other Language
Tunisian Arabic is a... Read more
Police
197
Ambulance
190
Taxi
Start Tariff: TND 0.... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.35
Cup of Coffee USD 1.05
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.35
Rice/Kg USD 0.70
White Bread USD 0.00
Eggs (12) USD 0.70
Combo Meal USD 2.81
Fine Dining USD 15.82
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.35
Domestic Beer USD 1.41
Imported Beer USD 1.05
Bottle of Wine USD 4.57
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 2.11
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.35
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 21.09
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 149.41
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

Beach Life: If you like beaches, then head to Sousse. There are beautiful beaches and it's better to stay at a hotel near the beaches. July and August are the best times when the beaches are full and there is sunshine every day.

Water Park. Enjoy the watersports with family at Aqua Park. It's a great place to visit.

Amusement Park: Sousse City Climbing Amusement Park will be a great source of pleasure. You must see it with the family.

Ancient Sites: The city has many ancient sites to be seen from 9th-century Great Mosque to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Medina.

Shop in the Souks as there are quite a few busy markets in Sousse.

Enjoy the night life in Sousse. It's quite different from the Western World.

Shopping
AHLA CENTER
14 Habeeb Burguiba St, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
5.5 km
5eme Avenue
5eme Avenue, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
4.3 km
CRC SOUSSE
Avenue Hedi Nouira, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
8.1 km
KING SILVER
PLACE RIBAT & GRANDE MOSQUÉE, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
6.2 km
Best Sublimation Tunisie
Hamid El Ghazali St, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
7.1 km
Yves Rocher
Avenue Taha Houssein Centre Commercial Slim Centre, Avenue 14 Janvier, Sousse 4000, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
2.6 km
LM Shopping Center
Rue d'Angelterre, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
6.8 km
Our Car Sousse Shopping
Avenue Habib Thameur, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
6.2 km
Séville Centre
Séville Centre, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
4.2 km
Le Vicomte
Le Vicomte, Sousse, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
4.1 km
Mall of Sousse
Kalaa Kebira, Tunisia
Distance From City Center
15.8 km
Taxi
Station de Taxis (Hammam Sousse) Address: Hammam Sousse, Tunisia
TUNISIE TAXI: Tunis-Carthage International Airport (TUN)
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Handmade Ceramic Plates: 100% made and decorated by hand, using rich colours and traditional motifs
  • Handmade Chess Set: Tunisian two-tone chess set/coffee table comprises a board hand-carved out of a piece of olive wood
  • Balgha Slippers: A heel-less leather slipper, a fine blend of tradition, made by hand
  • Soft Leather Luxe Pouf: cool soft leather luxe pouffe bean bag, totally handmade having a threaded pattern on the top
  • Silver Gift Articles: Retains the same passion as it had on Day One of its creation
  • Hand-Painted Tajine: Hand-made and hand-painted by a single artist
  • Handmade Bag/Couffa: A large range of baskets for day-to-day use
  • Tunisian Darbuka: A group of instruments used in every celebration
  • Carpet/Kilim: A historic crossroads of many civilizations
  • Kaftan/Jebba: A Tunisian costume, "Jebba" for men and "Kaftan" for women
  • Chechia: A close-fitting traditional red skull cap worn in Tunisia
  • Rob Date Syrup: A by-product of Tunisian date industry, best dates in the world.

Tourist attractions in Sousse

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