11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 2 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
3
Antalya
— 3 nights
4
Alanya
— 2 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chora Museum and Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi). Kids will appreciate attractions like Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Little Hagia Sophia. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeni Camii, stop by Mısır Çarşısı, admire the striking features of Sultanahmet Square, and contemplate the long history of Eyüp Sultan Mosque.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location 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 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip

3
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Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Step off the beaten path and head to Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Uchisar Castle. Kids will enjoy Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the striking landscape at Pasabag, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

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Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Goreme, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Fairy Chimneys
4.8
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Uchisar Castle
4.5

3
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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.
Ancient Theater and Hadrian's Gate will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Antalya Muzesi and Kaleici. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Side (Tyche Tapinagi, Temple of Apollo, &more). It doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina and take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls.

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You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in August, Antalya is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7
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Ancient Theater
4.6
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Side Museum
4.5

2
nights
Alanya

Alanya ©
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Alanya Kalesi, then go for a walk through Alanya LimanI, and then stroll through Kleopatra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Dim Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay, and then take some stellar pictures from Kizilkule.

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Traveling by car from Antalya to Alanya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alanya Kalesi
4.4
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Kizilkule
4.5
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Must see
Dim Cave
4.3

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