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. Regardless of which places you will visit in Tunisia, always keep account of possible diseases and the strong sun.
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.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
There is an increased risk of measles in this country. A MMR (Mumps Measles Rubella) vaccination is recommended for anyone who has not been vaccinated against measles or has experienced the disease.
In the Netherlands, most children now receive a vaccination against BMR. We therefore recommend a vaccination for some travellers. This advice depends on age, past vaccinations and diseases experienced.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.