11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Antalya International Airport, Drive to Isparta
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Isparta
— 3 nights
Drive to Antalya International Airport, Fly to Trabzon International Airport
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Trabzon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Samsun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ordu
— 2 nights
Fly

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Isparta

— 3 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isparta: Burdur (Archeological Museum, Burdur Anitlari, &more), Egirdir (Aya Stefanos Kilisesi, Hizirbey Camii, &more) and Sagalassos (in Aglasun).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Isparta attractions planning tool.

Izmir to Isparta is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Izmir, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Isparta, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Isparta

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Trabzon

— 3 nights
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Explore Trabzon's surroundings by going to Culture Museum (in Ortahisar) and Çal Mağarası (in Duzkoy). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Soumela Monastery, walk around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı, admire the verdant scenery at Zagnos Vadisi, and see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Trabzon road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isparta to Trabzon. While traveling from Isparta, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Trabzon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Samsun.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Samsun

— 2 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. On the 17th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Onur Anıtı, then examine the collection at Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi, and then browse the different shops at Piazza. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Gazi Museum, then walk around Bati Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Samsun Amazon Heykeli.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Samsun online day trip planner.

You can drive from Trabzon to Samsun in 5 hours. Traveling from Trabzon in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Samsun, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ordu.

Things to do in Samsun

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Ordu

— 2 nights
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 19th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Yason Burnu Feneri, pause for some serene contemplation at Yason Kilisesi, and then explore the historical opulence of Kurul Kalesi.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Ordu travel route planner.

Getting from Samsun to Ordu by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ordu

Historic Sites

Turkey travel guide

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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.