13 days in Greece, Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

13 days in Greece, Istanbul & Cappadocia Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): wander the streets of Istiklal Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Sultanahmet Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul travel itinerary planner.

El Paso, USA to Istanbul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Istanbul is 10 hours. Traveling from El Paso in September, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Basilica Cistern
4.4
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

1
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon, get engrossed in the history at Zelve Open Air Museum, appreciate the views at Camel Rock, then get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and finally do a tasting at Kocabag Winery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Goreme online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Goreme are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Zelve Open Air Museum
4.7
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Must see
Royal Balloon
4.9

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Hagia Sophia, then admire the landmark architecture of Serefiye Sarnici, then explore the galleries of Galata Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Eyüp Sultan Mosque.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Goreme to Istanbul in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Goreme in September, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Galata Tower
4.3
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Religious Site
Little Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Architectural Building
Eyüp Sultan Mosque
4.7

2
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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Anafiotika
4.7
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Monument
Erechtheion
4.8

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Mytho. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Bellonia Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Irini, examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town itinerary tool.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in an hour. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in September, you will find days in Mykonos Town are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). You'll set off for Fira on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Town
4.9
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Beach
Ornos Beach
3.6

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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

1
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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Philopappos Hill, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. You will leave for home on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7

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