10 days in Turkey & The Balkans Itinerary

10 days in Turkey & The Balkans Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Istanbul is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Start your trip to Athens by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Athens, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): visit Old Town and then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, expect nights in Dubrovnik to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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