10 days in Turkey Itinerary

10 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Diyarbakir
— Few hours
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Mersin
— 1 night
3
Antalya
— 4 nights
4
Izmir
— 4 nights

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Diyarbakir

Diyarbakir
Diyarbakır is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. On the 21st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Giragos Armenian Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of DiyarbakIr.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Diyarbakir day trip app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Diyarbakir. In June, daytime highs in Diyarbakir are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Mersin.

Things to do in Diyarbakir

Historic Sites

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Mersin

Mersin ©
Mersin is a large city and a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ataturk House Museum, then go for a stroll along the water at Mersin Marina, and then get engrossed in the history at Mersin Arkeoloji Muzesi.

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

You can drive from Diyarbakir to Mersin in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Diyarbakir in June: highs in Mersin hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Mersin

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ataturk House Museum ©
Ataturk House Museum
Mersin Marina ©
Mersin Marina
Mersin Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Mersin Arkeoloji Muzesi

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Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chimaera (in Cirali), Alanya (Alanya Gardens & Kleopatra Beach) and Adventure Forest (in Beldibi). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Kaleici, ponder the design of Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI, delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Antalya trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mersin to Antalya. In June, daily temperatures in Antalya can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alanya, Kemer, Chimaera
Highlights from your plan
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Kleopatra Beach ©
Kleopatra Beach
Chimaera ©
Chimaera

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Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Venture out of the city with trips to Selcuk (Heracles Gate, Ancient City of Ephesus, &more), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Foca) and Sirince Koyu (in Sirince). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Kemeralti Market, make a trip to Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), stroll around Izmir Wild Life Park, and browse the exhibits of Arkas Art Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Izmir online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Izmir takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in June, you will find days in Izmir are much colder (22°C), and nights are a bit cooler (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Selcuk, Fishing Charters & Tours, Sirince Koyu
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Sirince Koyu ©
Sirince Koyu
Kemeralti Market ©
Kemeralti Market

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