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.

When to visit Monastir

Monastir in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 58
1 night at 3-star hotel
Monastir in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 58
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.

Data provided by weatherbase
Celcius (°C)
Data provided by weatherbase

How to Get to Monastir


When flying to Monastir, you’ll arrive at Monastir Habib Bourguiba (MIR), which is located 4 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Monastir from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 23h 05m.


Another option to get to Monastir is to pick up a car rental from Tunis, which is about 81 miles from Monastir. You’ll find branches of SGF Tunisia and SGF Rent Car, among others, in Tunis.

Airlines serving Monastir

Good (2,577 reviews)
Good (400 reviews)
Good (3,372 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,508 reviews)
Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,443 reviews)
Excellent (1,275 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,043 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (181 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (178 reviews)
Good (111 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (134 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (173 reviews)
Transavia France
Good (109 reviews)
Good (203 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (216 reviews)
Good (450 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (176 reviews)
Excellent (15 reviews)
Show more

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 C$ 88 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 87 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Monastir

Most booked hotels in Monastir

Royal Thalassa Monastir
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 92+
Sahara Beach Aquapark
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 82+
Regency Hotel and Spa
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
C$ 63+
El Mouradi Skanes
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)
C$ 51+
See all hotels

Renting a car in Monastir

Expect to pay C$ 1.11 per litre in Monastir (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 13.31 and C$ 17.75. 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 Economy rental cars (Skoda Fabia Combi or similar) are, on average, 74% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.