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), get great views at 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 · Tours · Outdoors · 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi) and Belgrad Forest. Visiting Deepist Diving & Travel and Balloon Rides will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Fatih Mosque and Complex, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buyuk Mecidiye Cami, don't miss a visit to German Fountain, and stroll around Bebek.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul route maker website.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night 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.
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 · Tours · Historic Sites

Antalya

— 5 nights
Visiting Cirali Beach and Cirali Plaji will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrasan Sahili and Karaoz Sahili. Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Kemer (Olbia Park & Beydaglari Sahil Milli Parki), Arykanda (in Demre (Kale)) and Suluada (in Kumluca). Explore Antalya further: enjoy breathtaking views from Antalya Saat Kulesi, look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, make a trip to HIdIrlIk Kulesi, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Antalya online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Belek to Antalya takes an hour. Alternatively, you can 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.