10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 4 nights
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Cesme
— 1 night
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Gumbet
— 1 night
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Marmaris
— 3 nights

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4
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Istanbul

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ortakoy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul travel itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Istanbul. In August, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cesme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

1
night
Cesme

Cesme ©
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.
On the 7th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Cesme AltInkum Beach, then kick back and relax at Pirlanta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ilica Plaji.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cesme trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Cesme takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In August in Cesme, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gumbet.

Things to do in Cesme

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Cesme AltInkum Beach ©
Cesme AltInkum Beach
Ilica Plaji ©
Ilica Plaji

1
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Gumbet

Gumbet ©
On the 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Torba Plaji, kick back and relax at Gun Batimi Plaji, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mor Plaj.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gumbet sightseeing planner.

Drive from Cesme to Gumbet in 4 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cesme to Gumbet due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cesme, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gumbet, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Gumbet

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Gun Batimi Plaji ©
Gun Batimi Plaji

3
nights
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Visit Iztuzu Beach 2 and Amos Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Icmeler Beach and Oren PlajI. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marmaris: Turunc Sahil (in Turunc) and Dalyan Cami (in Dalyan). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Sedir Island and look for gifts at Homemade By Rachel, Marmaris.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marmaris journey builder.

Traveling by car from Gumbet to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Gumbet in August; daily highs in Marmaris reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Dalyan Cami ©
Dalyan Cami

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