Are you travelling to Tunisia soon? This travel advice provides you with information about health risks, the climate and places of interest. Our health experts recommend vaccinations for Tunisia, although these are only mandatory when you enter the country from a country where yellow fever is prevalent. Which specific vaccinations you require is dependant on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country on the Mediterranean coast.
The Tunisian Republic is located in North Africa. Together with Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria and Libya, Tunisia belongs to the Maghreb. The climate in Tunisia is affected by the Sahara, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlas Mountains. The north has a warm sea climate with mild and wet winters and dry, hot summers. The south has a hot desert climate. The best time to visit Tunisia is during summer, between April and September. Tunisia has much to offer to holidaymakers of all types. You can relax on beautiful beaches, explore the culture in ancient towns, or travel to the desert in search of adventure. The capital Tunis – housing a 13th century medina and the stunning Mosque of El-Zituna – is well worth a visit.
Regardless of which places you will visit in Tunisia, always keep account of possible diseases and the strong sun. Malaria does not occur in Tunisia. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses can tell you exactly which vaccinations you require and provide advice on additional measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Tunisia vaccinations: the most common risks
Various (tropical) diseases are prevalent in Tunisia to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in Tunisia and read which specific vaccinations you require.