10 days in Cesme & Istanbul Itinerary

10 days in Cesme & Istanbul Itinerary

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Fly to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Drive to Cesme
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Cesme
— 4 nights
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Cesme
— 1 day
Fly
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Istanbul
— 5 nights
Fly

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Cesme

— 4 nights
The ancient coastal town of Cesme has managed to preserve its natural beauty, even after many years as one of the most popular beach resorts in Turkey's Aegean Region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Selcuk (Public Latrine, Heracles Gate, &more) and MMG Sarapcilik (in Urla). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ilica Plaji, do a tasting at Gemici Winery, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cesme vacation planning site.

Amman, Jordan to Cesme is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. August in Cesme sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cesme.

Things to do in Cesme

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Cesme

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Gemici Winery and then explore the ancient world of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cesme vacation builder website.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Cesme

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Istanbul

— 5 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul itinerary tool.

You can fly from Cesme to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cesme to Istanbul is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping