Djerba, Tunisia

White sandy beaches, hundreds of palm trees, a light blue sea, and an oasis of peace and quiet is what you’ll find when holidaying on the breathtaking island of Djerba!

Book a flight to Djerba and discover the quieter side of Tunisia. The island is known for its enticing white sandy beaches, where you can laze away the day! But...make sure to also schedule a little time away from your lounger; it would be a shame to miss all the other gems on the island. The El-Ghriba is the oldest synagogue in Africa. Its interior is more than 2,000 years old and worth seeing from close up. Looking for a fun souvenir? You’ll find plenty to choose from at a traditional souk (market)!

When are you flying to Djerba?

The palm tree-covered island of Djerba does not quite have a desert climate. And that’s a good thing because the sun would become unbearable otherwise. The island has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with temperatures that are always above 20 degrees in both summer and winter, perfect for relaxing at an outdoor café and exploring the island! The flat landscape also makes it perfect for cycling. When are you flying to Djerba? 

Practical information

Important information

  • It is recommended to be vaccinated for Hepatitis A and DTP. This is not obligatory.
  • About 96% of Tunisia’s population are Muslim so topless sunbathing is not appreciated. Make sure that you are decently covered if you visit any places of worship.
  • Bringing Tunisian Dinar into or out of the country is strictly prohibited. You can obtain money from an ATM machine and pay with credit cards and traveller’s cheques.

Time zone

GMT +1 (no summer time)
There is no time difference between Djerba and the Netherlands in winter. In summer, it is 1 hour earlier on Djerba than it is in the Netherlands.


The currency used in Djerba is the Tunisian Dinar (TND).

Duration of flight

The flight to Djerba takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.