Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Djerba

Djerba, the largest island of North Africa, is situated southeast of Tunisia on the Gulf of Gabes, and is ringed by miles of sandy beaches and luxury hotels. With its ideal temperate climate, this is another very popular Tunisian destination. The many resort hotels provide anything you need for lazy days of sunbathing, plus a wide range of activities like thalassotherapy or water sports.

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Houmt Souk - The Market Area

A tour in town is recommended to get a glimpse of Tunisian life – from the fishing port to the lively markets, and the beautiful “funduqs” houses (some are hundred of years old). There is also a special small church and two notable mosques (Mosque of the Turks and Mosque of the Strangers).
Adresse: Houmt Souk, Djerba

Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires

This museum features beautiful collections of traditional costumes as well as Jewish and Muslim jewels. The museum is located in an old Koranic education centre from the 18th century.
Adresse: Rue Habib Thameur, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 65 05 40

Musée des Traditions Guellala

The picturesque village of Guellala is renowned for its ceramics and this museum presents the richness of Derjba’s traditions. The beautiful location on a hill grants it one of the best views over the island.
Adresse: Guellala, Djerba

The Ghriba Synagogue

Situated in the village of Er Riadh, the synagogue serves as the focal point of Jews in North Africa. It has been a holy place for 1,400 years.
Adresse: Er-Riadh, Harah Sghira, Djerba

The Mosques

Among the many mosques in Djerba’s villages, two should not be missed: the Turkish Mosque in El May, in the heart of the island, with whitewashed walls, this fortified mosque is simply beautiful. El May’s market is also worth a visit. In Mellita, another village near the airport, their 9th-century Mosque is one of the oldest in the world.
Adresse: Mellita, Djerba

Bordj el Kebir

Originally built in 13th century and restored several times throughout the years, Bordj el Kabir overlooks the Houmt Souk region. On a sunny day you can take a hike up the hill and enjoy a great view of the harbor.
Adresse: Rue Ulysse, Djerba

Plage Sidi Maharès

If you want to enjoy a day on the beach come to Plage Sidi Maharès to soak up the sun. This is Djerba's main beach and offers you a clean area at the blue ocean.
Adresse: Plage Sidi Maharès, Djerba

Plage de la Seguia

Summer, sun and happy people is what you find at Plage de la Séguia. Here you can easily spend a whole day of swimming and sun bathing. If you get hungry there are several places to grab a bite nearby.
Adresse: Plage de la Seguia, Tunisia


You're an outdoor freak and are looking for an adventure? Then head over to Nefta, walk the medina of the desert town and explore the sand dunes and canyons nearby.
Adresse: Nefta


Originally a Roman town, Gightis dates back to the 2nd century and features Roman sights from years gone by. Explore the baths, walk the forum and visit the temples.
Adresse: Gightis, Medinine


Chouchou is a warm and welcoming restaurant well known for its friendly staff, kind owner and fresh food. They've received praise for their couscous.
Adresse: Avenue de l'environnement, Midoun, Djerba
Telefon: +216 25 919 349

Ristorante Haroun

What separates Haroun from other restaurants in Djerba is the location. It is beautifully situated on the water's edge and is a replica of a boat deck. The portions are hearty and you won't leave hungry.
Adresse: Houmt Souk, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 650 488

Restaurant Essofra

Restaurant Essofra offer typical Djerbienne cuisine in a manner that makes you feel like you're eating home cooked meals. The prices are reasonable and the environment chracteristic of the island. No alcohol is served here.
Adresse: Avenue Taieb Mhiri, Houmt Souk, Tunisia
Telefon: +216 98 281 049
Åpningstider: Closed Mondays

Restaurant Chez Ali (Adel)

Located directly at the beach, this restaurant is the ideal place to drop by after a long day of sunbathing and swimming. Enjoy fresh fish and seafood on the menu and why not try one of their delicious cocktails?
Adresse: Arkow Hadada Aghir, Midoun
Telefon: +216 21805 506

Grand Casino de Djerba

This restaurant and casino offers entertainment and fun for the whole evening. Drop by at the downstairs bar, get some live music on the top floor, indulge yourself in tasty food at the restaurant or play a round of roulette at the casino. No matter what you're looking for, it's always worth a visit.
Adresse: Mezraia, Tunisia
Telefon: +216 75 757 537

El Flouka

If you're looking for a cozy place after a full day of beachlife and sightseeing, El Flouka is the place for you. Delicious bites and refreshing tea make it a favourite of travellers from all over the world. For great pictures under the palm tree drop by in the late afternoon.
Adresse: Houmt Souk, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 656 402

Havana Café — La Marina

Enjoy a great view on the lovely Marina of Djerba while sipping hot drinks at the Havana Cafe. If you are looking for a bit more of a party atmosphere drop by in the evening and grab one of their delicious cocktails.
Adresse: Jarbah Hawmat-as, Djerba
Telefon: +216 24 809 373

Café Ben Yedder

Try one of the best cakes in town at Cafe Ben Yedder. Locals love it for its cozy setting and friendly atmosphere. Ask for the pie of the day and enjoy some strong coffee with it.
Adresse: Houmt Souk, Djerba
Telefon: +216 53 364 750
Åpningstider: Monday-Sunday: 05:00-21:00

Le Cyclone

Le Cyclone is located inside the Hotel Green Palm. Here you will surely have a great dancing with DJ playing the latest hits.
Adresse: Hotel Green Palm, Djerba
Telefon: +216 2026 2020


This place is the ideal location for a relaxed evening activity. At Chichkhan you can choose from various alcoholic drinks, teas and fruity water pipes. The oriental decor and comfy sofas will make your visit a lasting memory.
Adresse: Route de Midoun, Djerba
Telefon: + 216 75765793
Åpningstider: Sunday - Saturday: 7.00-2.00

La Taverne Djerba

This bar and bistro is located at Hôtel Haroun and invites you to spend an evening in a cozy atmosphere. The low-light setting of the lounge and the soft background music make this the ideal place to linger over a cocktail or two.
Adresse: Route Sidi Zekri, Djerba
Telefon: +216 54 060 606

Sunset Beach Bar

On a balmy night, drop by at Sunset Beach bar and enjoy your evening under the starlit sky. The upbeat place attracts international guests with their great service and stunning location. Grab a drink and relax while listening to the sound of the sea.
Adresse: Plage Sidi Mehrez, Djerba
Telefon: +216 53 962 336

Houmt Souk Bazar

Visit the Houmt Souk Bazar to get a taste of a true oriental bazaar. Goods on sale here range from handcrafted items to traditional clothing, spices, fresh produce and more. Haggling is part of the experience.
Adresse: Houmt Souk, Djerba

Dar Bibine

Dar Bibine is a traditional island architecture house and holds various artworks. Come by to take a look on the local craft scene with pottery, design and contemporary art.
Adresse: Rue Abdel Wahab, Djerba
Telefon: +216 94 712 482


At this small shop you get exclusive silk from the area. From scarves to dresses you can buy everything and the owner Marie Aries will even tailor it to your needs.
Adresse: Rue 9 Avril, Houmt Souk, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 650 100

Djerba-Zarzis International Airport

Djerba-Zarzis International Airport is located near Mellita, just 8 kilometres from Houmt Souk. Taxis are the most efficient and fastest way to get in town. The journey time is 20 minutes.
Adresse: Djerba-Zarzis International Airport
Telefon: +216 75 650 233


For stays of up to 90 days, a visa is not required for citizens of 97 world countries, including all citizens of the European Union (except Cyprus), Untied States, Canada, Australia, Russia, and an extensive number of further states. Citizens of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macao, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan may only enter visa-free when travelling as part of an organized tour, upon producing a hotel voucher. For updated information at your planned time of travel, please contact an embassy or consulate closest to you.

Best Time to Visit

Djerba is best visited during the shoulder season of late spring to early fall. Temperatures reach their peak during the summer month, July and August in particular.

Public Transport

The best way to get anywhere in Djerba is by taxi. They are cheap and readily available in all main beach resorts, everywhere and at all times of the day or night. Once you find a taxi driver you like, ask for his phone number and he will be happy to come pick you up and give you a ride. If you’re a group, another good option is to use shared taxis, which go to a fixed destination. They leave only when they’re full. If you need a booking back to the airport, it’s also good to ask your hotel. If you have time, an original way to explore Djerba is by bicycle or small motorbike. Ask your hotel for more details about rentals.
Adresse: Gare Routière, Houmt Souk, Djerba


For those who arrive by car, the ferry between Jorf and Ajim (southwest of the island) runs every hour from 4 am to midnight and every two hours from midnight to 4 am (free for pedestrians).
Adresse: Port d’Ajim, Djerba


Bureau de Poste Houmt Souk
Adresse: Av. Habib Bourguiba, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 65 33 31


Pharmacie Fourti
Adresse: Avenue Farhat Hached, Djerba
Telefon: +216 75 730 326


Country Code: +216 Area Code: 75


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