11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Karabuk
— Few hours
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Zonguldak
— Few hours
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Bartin
— 1 night
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Kastamonu
— Few hours
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Sinop
— 2 nights
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Samsun
— Few hours
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Ordu
— 1 night
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Giresun
— Few hours
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Trabzon
— 2 nights
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Rize
— 1 night
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Artvin
— 1 night
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Erzurum
— Few hours
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Erzincan
— 1 night
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Sivas
— Few hours
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Tokat
— 1 night
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Amasya
— Few hours

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Karabuk

Karabuk
Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. On the 3rd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Seker Kanyonu.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Karabuk online vacation planner.

Istanbul to Karabuk is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Istanbul in October, with highs in Karabuk at 21°C and lows at 14°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zonguldak.

Things to do in Karabuk

Wildlife · Parks

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Zonguldak

Zonguldak
Zonguldak is a city and the capital of Zonguldak Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zonguldak trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Karabuk to Zonguldak takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Zonguldak are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Bartin on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Zonguldak

Parks · Shopping · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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Bartin

Bartin
Bartın is a city in northern Turkey and the central district of the province of Bartın.Formerly a district of Zonguldak Province, Bartın has been made into a province seat in 1991 with the constitution of its province, including four districts: Central Bartın, Amasra, Kurucaşile, and Ulus). To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bartin route builder website.

Traveling by car from Zonguldak to Bartin takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bartin are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Kastamonu.

Things to do in Bartin

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Kastamonu

Kastamonu ©
Kastamonu is the capital district of the Kastamonu Province, Turkey. On the 4th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Kastamonu Saat Kulesi.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kastamonu road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bartin to Kastamonu takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sinop.

Things to do in Kastamonu

Historic Sites
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Historic Site
Kastamonu Saat Kulesi
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Sinop

Sinop ©
Sinop is a city with a population of 36,734 on the isthmus of İnce Burun (İnceburun, Cape Ince), near Cape Sinope (Sinop Burnu, Boztepe Cape, Boztepe Burnu) which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia, in modern-day northern Turkey. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): make a trip to Sinop Cezaevi, enjoy the sea views from Inceburun Lighthouse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hamsilos Koyu, and finally get great views at Bayraktepe.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sinop trip maker site.

Getting from Kastamonu to Sinop by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sinop are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Samsun.

Things to do in Sinop

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Lighthouse
Inceburun Lighthouse
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Water Body
Hamsilos Koyu
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Sinop Cezaevi
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Samsun

Samsun
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Samsun travel planning tool.

Drive from Sinop to Samsun in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sinop in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Samsun, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Ordu.

Things to do in Samsun

Museums

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Ordu

Ordu
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. To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ordu trip planner.

Drive from Samsun to Ordu in 2 hours. You will leave for Giresun on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Ordu

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Giresun

Giresun ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll around Millet Bahcesi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haci Miktad Cami.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Giresun trip planner.

Drive from Ordu to Giresun in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Giresun

Historic Sites · Parks
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Religious Site
Haci Miktad Cami
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Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): walk around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı, get great views at Soumela Monastery, and then see the interesting displays at Trabzon Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Trabzon online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Giresun to Trabzon takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rize.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum
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Historic Walking Area
Boztepe
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Rize

Rize ©
Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rize road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Trabzon to Rize takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Artvin.

Things to do in Rize

Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Artvin

Artvin
For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Artvin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rize to Artvin takes 2.5 hours. You will leave for Erzurum on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Artvin

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

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Erzurum

Erzurum ©
Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Yakutiye Medresesi.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Erzurum trip planner.

Traveling by car from Artvin to Erzurum takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Erzincan.

Things to do in Erzurum

Historic Sites
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Architectural Building
Yakutiye Medresesi
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Erzincan

Erzincan ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Erzincan Saat Kulesi.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Erzincan travel planner.

You can drive from Erzurum to Erzincan in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Erzurum in October; daily highs in Erzincan reach 23°C and lows reach 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Sivas.
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Sivas

Sivas ©
Sivas is a city in central Turkey and the seat of Sivas Province. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Semseddin-i Sivasi Turbesi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sivas Ulu Camii.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sivas day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Erzincan to Sivas takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tokat.

Things to do in Sivas

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Sivas Ulu Camii
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Tokat

Tokat ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Tokat Muzesi.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tokat visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sivas to Tokat takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sivas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tokat, with lows of 9°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amasya.

Things to do in Tokat

Museums
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Specialty Museum
Tokat Muzesi
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Amasya

Amasya ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Ferhat Water Channel, then see the interesting displays at Sehzadeler Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan II. Beyazit Mosque & Theological College.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amasya itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tokat to Amasya takes 1.5 hours. October in Amasya sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amasya

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Sehzadeler Museum
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