11 days in Turkey, Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Turkey, Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Antalya, Turkey
— 1 night
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Manavgat, Turkey
— 1 night
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Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
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Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Dolmabahce Palace has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rustem Pasha Mosque and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker.

Manama, Bahrain to Istanbul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manama in February, you will find days in Istanbul are much colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Baths · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Dolmabahce Palace
4.5
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Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Make your Bled itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Istanbul to Bled in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Istanbul to Bled, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in February, you will find days in Bled are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are much colder (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bled

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Spa
Spas
2.8

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 17th (Wed), take a stroll through Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. On the next day, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Bled to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer than Bled - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.7

1
night
Antalya, Turkey

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, wander the streets of Kaleici, and then examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi.

To find out how to plan a trip to Antalya, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Antalya takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Antalya, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubrovnik in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Antalya: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Kaleici
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Antalya Muzesi
4.7

1
night
Manavgat, Turkey

Manavgat ©
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Side Museum, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Theater, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Manavgat online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Manavgat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Manavgat sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Side Museum
4.5
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Architectural Building
Temple of Apollo
4.5

1
night
Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale ©

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, and then contemplate the long history of Hierapolis.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pamukkale trip builder tool.

Getting from Manavgat to Pamukkale by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Hierapolis
4.7
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World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.4
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.6

2
nights
Goreme, Turkey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, and finally explore the world behind art at Guray Museum. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle and then head off-road at local off-road trails.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Goreme trip planner.

You can fly from Pamukkale to Goreme in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Goreme are 12°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Fairy Chimneys
4.8

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