11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip 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), go for a walk through Goreme Panorama and then look for gifts at Arts & Crafts Cappadocia.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Goreme vacation tool.

Moscow, Russia to Goreme is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Moscow in June, you will find days in Goreme are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Besiktas and Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi). Visiting Balloon Rides and Deepist Diving & Travel will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Bebek, visit Fenerbahce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nuruosmaniye Camii, and take a peaceful walk through Belgrad Forest.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Goreme in June, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time 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.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Antalya road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Antalya, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 23°C. You'll set off 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.
For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Belek vacation planner.

Getting from Antalya to Belek by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Belek

Outdoors · Golf · Theme Parks · Tours

Antalya

— 5 nights
Visiting Cirali Beach and Mermerli Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrasan Sahili and Antalya Saat Kulesi. Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Kemer (Olbia Park & Beydaglari Sahil Milli Parki), Arykanda (in Demre (Kale)) and Kumluca (Suluada & Karaoz Sahili). See even more of Antalya: wander the streets of Ataturk Boulevard, make a trip to Vielle ville d'Antalya, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cirali Plaji.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Antalya trip planner.

Drive from Belek to Antalya in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.