11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey planner

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
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Istanbul
— 2 nights
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Antalya
— 1 night
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Belek
— 1 day
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Antalya
— 5 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sunset Point, Love Valley and Off-Road & ATV Trails. On the 13th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Goreme Panorama and then stop by Arts & Crafts Cappadocia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Goreme online holiday maker.

Moscow, Russia to Goreme is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in June: highs in Goreme hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Istanbul

— 2 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Belgrad Forest and Balloon Rides. Discover out-of-the-way places like Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi) and Fatih Mosque and Complex. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with Deepist Diving & Travel, contemplate the long history of Serefiye Sarnici, make a trip to German Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Obelisk of Theodosius.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul travel route planning site.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks

Antalya

— 1 night
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.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Antalya trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Antalya, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You will leave for Belek on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Antalya

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Belek

— 1 day
Boasting some of the biggest golf courses in the country, Belek sits in a landscape of pine-covered hills pressed against the Mediterranean Sea.
To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Belek attractions planner.

You can drive from Antalya to Belek in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Belek

Outdoors · Golf · Spas · Tours

Antalya

— 5 nights
Visiting Cirali Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Adrasan Sahili and Antalya Saat Kulesi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Arykanda (in Demre (Kale)), Kemer (Olbia Park & Beydaglari Sahil Milli Parki) and Kumluca (Suluada & Karaoz Sahili). Explore Antalya further: walk around Karaalioglu Park, kick back and relax at Cirali Plaji, look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, and don't miss a visit to HIdIrlIk Kulesi.

Before you visit Antalya, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Belek to Antalya in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · 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.