10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Trabzon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Giresun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ordu
— 1 night
Drive
4
Samsun
— 2 nights
Fly to Antalya International Airport, Drive to Isparta
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Isparta
— 2 nights
Drive to Antalya International Airport, Fly to Adnan Menderes International Airport

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Trabzon

— 2 nights
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Visit Soumela Monastery and Atatürk Köşkü for their historical value. Let the collections at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum and Trabzonspor Samil Ekinci Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Boztepe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Cuma Camii, and stroll around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Trabzon travel itinerary planner.

Izmir to Trabzon is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Izmir in August, expect Trabzon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Giresun.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Giresun

— 2 nights
Giresun is the provincial capital of Giresun Province in the Black Sea Region of northeastern Turkey, about 175km west of the city of Trabzon.EtymologyGiresun was known to the ancient Greeks as Choerades or more prominently as Kerasous or Cerasus, the origin of the modern name.Pre-Greek and Greek linguist Robert S. On the 12th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Giresun Castle, admire the natural beauty at Millet Bahcesi, then kick back and relax at Uluburun Plaji, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haci Miktad Cami. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Tirebolu Kalesi and then kick back and relax at Tirebolu Belediye Plaji.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Giresun vacation planning website.

You can drive from Trabzon to Giresun in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ordu.

Things to do in Giresun

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ordu

— 1 night
Ordu is a port city on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, historically also known as Cotyora, and the capital of Ordu Province with a population of 205,396 in the city center. On the 14th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Yason Burnu Feneri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yason Kilisesi, and then take some stellar pictures from Boztepe.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ordu online holiday planner.

You can drive from Giresun to Ordu in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Samsun.

Things to do in Ordu

Historic Sites

Samsun

— 2 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Atakum Sahili and then see the interesting displays at Gazi Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Gogceli Camii - Tarihi Ahsap Civisiz Cami, browse the different shops at Piazza, and then see the interesting displays at Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Samsun day trip planner.

You can drive from Ordu to Samsun in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Samsun are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Isparta.

Things to do in Samsun

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Isparta

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Prof. Dr. Turan Yazgan Hali ve Kilim Muzesi, delve into the distant past at Sagalassos, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Firdevs Bey Cami ve Bedesteni. On the next day, take in the history at Burdur Anitlari, then see the interesting displays at Archeological Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Insuyu Magarasi.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Isparta road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Samsun to Isparta with the Route module. When traveling from Samsun in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Isparta, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isparta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.