14 days in Istanbul, Bursa & Buyukada Itinerary

14 days in Istanbul, Bursa & Buyukada Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 8 nights
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Bursa
— 3 nights
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Buyukada
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Istanbul

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Isfanbul, Little Hagia Sophia, Istiklal Street, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern. Get in touch with nature at Bosphorus Strait and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, explore the striking landscape of Bentler Tabiat Parki, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

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If you are flying in from Iraq, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Istanbul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bursa.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Bursa

Bursa ©
The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Saitabat Selalesi, take a stroll through Cumalikizik, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Green Tomb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Koza Hani, then get engrossed in the history at Bursa Archaeological Museum, and then examine the collection at Mudanya Armistice House Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bursa trip maker website.

Drive from Istanbul to Bursa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bursa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the travel to Buyukada.

Things to do in Bursa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Koza Hani ©
Koza Hani
Green Tomb ©
Green Tomb
Mudanya Armistice House Museum ©
Mudanya Armistice House Museum

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Buyukada

Buyukada ©
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nakibey Plaj, examine the collection at Adalar Müzesi / Museum of the Princes' Islands, then don't miss a visit to Buyukada Rum Yetimhanesi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aya Yorgi Church.

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Travel from Bursa to Buyukada in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Buyukada are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Buyukada

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nakibey Plaj ©
Nakibey Plaj
Aya Yorgi Church ©
Aya Yorgi Church

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