13 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

13 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkish Aegean Coast attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Oludeniz
— 3 nights
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bodrum City
— 1 night
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Selcuk
— 3 nights
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Oludeniz

— 3 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oludeniz: Fethiye (Tlos, Saklikent Milli Parki, &more). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oludeniz PlajI, and contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oludeniz day trip planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Oludeniz is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Oludeniz due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Oludeniz at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Dalyan

— 2 nights
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Istuzu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach 2, and then take in the exciting artwork at Dalyan Spirit Gift&Speciality Shop.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalyan trip builder site.

Getting from Oludeniz to Dalyan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Dalyan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Marmaris

— 3 nights
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.
Marmaris is known for nature, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina, look for gifts at Kurt Jewellery, head outdoors with Mar, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marmaris holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Marmaris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Marmaris are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Bodrum City

— 1 night

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 21st (Wed), revel in the low prices at Moden Leather Shop, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, then examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, and finally see some colorful creatures with Aquapro Dive Center.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bodrum City visit planner.

Drive from Marmaris to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bodrum City, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Selcuk

— 3 nights
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: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, steep yourself in history at Public Latrine, look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop, and examine the collection at Ephesus Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Selcuk road trip planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Selcuk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Turkish Aegean Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Abounding with the smell of local olive farms and citrus plantations, Turkish Aegean Coast offers stunning beaches dotted with picturesque harbors. Colorful parachutes float gently above the clear, turquoise water. The warm climate year-round makes the area a vacation destination in any season. Neighboring modern cities feature palm-lined streets, neoclassical architecture, and ruins from ancient times. You'll find yourself surrounded with fertile valleys in this region, as small lush hills rise out of the sea. Learn about the ancient art and philosophy that the coast inspired in this land of wine, honey, and olive oil.