Monastir travel guide

Monastir Tourism | Monastir Guide

You're Going to Love Monastir

With a population of 71.546, Monastir is the largest city in Monastir, Tunisia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 11 days in order to fully appreciate everything Monastir has to offer.

When to visit Monastir

Monastir in November
Estimated hotel price
€56
1 night at 3-star hotel
Monastir in November
Estimated hotel price
€56
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Monastir in August, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 50 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Monastir, with an average rainfall of 10 mm.

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How to Get to Monastir

Plane

When flying to Monastir, you’ll arrive at Monastir Habib Bourguiba (MIR), which is located 7 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Monastir from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 13h 15m.

Plane

When flying to Monastir, you’ll arrive at Monastir Habib Bourguiba (MIR), which is located 7 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Monastir from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 13h 15m.

Airlines serving Monastir

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,592 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,277 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (703 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (192 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (323 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (198 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (306 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (236 reviews)
Vueling
Good (813 reviews)
SAUDIA
Good (410 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (490 reviews)
Kuwait Airways
Good (265 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (152 reviews)
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Where to stay in Monastir

From 5-star hotels such as the Royal Thalassa Monastir to great affordable options like the Sahara Beach Aquapark, Monastir offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around €47 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €80 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Monastir

Most booked hotels in Monastir

Royal Thalassa Monastir
5 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
€70+
Hotel Rosa Beach Monastir
4 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
€65+
El Mouradi Skanes
4 stars
Okay (5.1, Okay reviews)
€33+

Hiring a car in Monastir

Expect to pay €0.77 per litre in Monastir (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €9.14 and €12.18. The most frequently booked car type in Monastir is Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Skoda Fabia or similar) is, on average, 44% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.77 per litre in Monastir (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €9.14 and €12.18. The most frequently booked car type in Monastir is Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Skoda Fabia or similar) is, on average, 44% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.