1 day in Turkey Itinerary

1 day in Turkey Itinerary

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Urgup, Cappadocia
Avanos, Cappadocia



Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern and then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Adana to Istanbul is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adana in August, things will get a bit cooler in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Urgup.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites

Urgup, Cappadocia

A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Urgup tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Urgup by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: highs in Urgup hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Avanos.

Things to do in Urgup

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Avanos, Cappadocia

Situated along the Kızılırmak (Red River), the ancient town of Avanos is famous for its many historical pottery factories.
To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Avanos trip planner.

Avanos is very close to Urgup. August in Avanos sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll set off for Nevsehir on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Avanos

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Tours


Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nevsehir online journey planner.

Nevsehir is very close to Avanos. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Nevsehir

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.