13 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

13 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkish Aegean Coast route planner

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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
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Dalyan
— 3 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

— 2 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Change things up with a short trip to Saklikent Milli Parki in Fethiye (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz, and kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Oludeniz is an approximately 9-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. In June, Oludeniz is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Dalyan

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gocek (Epoca Carpet & Boat Tours & Water Sports). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iztuzu Beach 2, explore the ancient world of Lycian Rock Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalyan Cami, and explore the activities along Sulungur Golu.

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Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Dalyan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · 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, cool off at Marmaris Atlantis Waterpark, stop by Trust Gold & Diamond Jewellery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach.

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You can drive from Dalyan to Marmaris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, then look for gifts at Gallery Mustafa, and finally see some colorful creatures with Aquapro Dive Center.

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You can drive from Marmaris to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in June, Bodrum City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · 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: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isa Bey Mosque, cool off at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, and contemplate the long history of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

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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. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bodrum City in June since evenings lows in Selcuk dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly 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.