13 days in Turkey Itinerary

13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fethiye
— 1 night
2
Marmaris
— 1 night
3
Selcuk
— 5 nights
4
Antakya
— 2 nights
5
Mardin
— 2 nights
6
Artvin
— 1 night

1
night
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
On the 26th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then explore the activities along Oludeniz, then kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI, and finally look for gifts at Anadolu el Sanatlari.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fethiye road trip planner.

Istanbul to Fethiye is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fethiye: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Oludeniz PlajI
Highlights from your plan
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stop by Trust Gold & Diamonds, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siteler Sirinyer Cami, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marmaris trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Fethiye to Marmaris by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Marmaris

Shopping · Parks · Baths

Side Trip

Icmeler
Highlights from your plan
Trust Gold & Diamonds ©
Trust Gold & Diamonds
Marmaris Marina ©
Marmaris Marina
Siteler Sirinyer Cami ©
Siteler Sirinyer Cami

5
nights
Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, look for gifts at Elifim Pottery, take an in-depth tour of Turkish Bath Museum, and stop by Sirince Koyu.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Selcuk journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Marmaris in December; daily highs in Selcuk reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Antakya.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sirince Koyu
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Sirince Koyu ©
Sirince Koyu

2
nights
Antakya

Antakya ©
Antakya is the seat of the Hatay Province in southern Turkey.In ancient times, Antakya was known as Antioch, and was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. On the 3rd (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Ulu Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Antakya Archaeological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Habibi Neccar Mosque, and finally step into the grandiose world of Koz Castle. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Besikli Magara and then contemplate the long history of Vespasianus Titus Tunnel.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Selcuk to Antakya. In January, daytime highs in Antakya are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mardin.

Things to do in Antakya

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vespasianus Titus Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Habibi Neccar Mosque ©
Habibi Neccar Mosque
Antakya Archaeological Museum ©
Antakya Archaeological Museum
Ulu Mosque ©
Ulu Mosque

2
nights
Mardin

Mardin ©
Mardin is a city and multiple bishopric in southeastern Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Hirmiz Chaldean Church, delve into the distant past at Dara Mesopotamia Ruins, then pause for some serene contemplation at Deyrulzafaran Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ulu Cami. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Zinciriye Medresesi and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mardin Protestan Kilisesi.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mardin holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Antakya to Mardin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Antakya in January, things will get slightly colder in Mardin: highs are around 9°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Artvin.

Things to do in Mardin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Deyrulzafaran Monastery ©
Deyrulzafaran Monastery
Dara Mesopotamia Ruins ©
Dara Mesopotamia Ruins
Mardin Protestan Kilisesi ©
Mardin Protestan Kilisesi

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night
Artvin

Artvin ©
On the 7th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Artvin Atatepe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishan Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dolishane Kilisesi.

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

Getting from Mardin to Artvin by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Artvin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artvin Atatepe ©
Artvin Atatepe

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