14 days in Mugla Province, Antalya Province & Igdir Itinerary

14 days in Mugla Province, Antalya Province & Igdir Itinerary

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Marmaris
— 2 nights
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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
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Kas
— 2 nights
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Alanya
— 3 nights
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Igdir
— 4 nights
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Marmaris

— 2 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Iztuzu Beach 2 and Icmeler Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Marmaris Museum and Dalyan Cami. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Trust Gold & Diamonds, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siteler Sirinyer Cami, cool off at Marmaris Atlantis Waterpark, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip planner.

Istanbul to Marmaris is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Tlos and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor, visit Old Town, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Rock Tombes, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oludeniz trip planner.

Drive from Marmaris to Oludeniz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Kas

— 2 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kekova Island, then step off the mainland to explore Island of Kekova, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Simena, and finally don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Xanthos Antik Kenti, kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Tugra Art Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kaputas Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kas vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Kas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Kas, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alanya.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Alanya

— 3 nights
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kizilkule and Alanya Arkeoloji Muzesi. Get some cultural insight at Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) and Hamaxia. Change things up with these side-trips from Alanya: Side (Ancient Theater & Temple of Apollo). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kleopatra Beach and go for a walk through Alanya LimanI.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alanya trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kas to Alanya by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Igdir.

Things to do in Alanya

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Igdir

— 4 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Ani Antik Kenti and Ishak Pasha Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kars Fethiye Camii and The Church of Tigran Honents. Get out of town with these interesting Igdir side-trips: Dogubeyazit (Urartian Castle & Noah's Ark site) and Ani Cathedral (in Kars).

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Igdir online vacation maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alanya to Igdir. Traveling from Alanya to Igdir, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Igdir can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Igdir

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Mugla Province travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Nightlife · Bodies of Water
Muğla Province boasts a handful of large holiday resorts, complete with fantastic beaches and a broad array of water sports in the pristine blue sea. Crisp, white buildings and traditional Greek- and Turkish-style wooden houses dot the rolling hills. Quaint streets and historical monuments are preserved in their original state, including the World Heritage Site of Letoon. The province's history dates back to 3000 BCE, so take the opportunity to explore its many ancient ruins and monuments.

Antalya Province travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Waterfalls
Once a land of ancient cities, Antalya Province lies along the Mediterranean coast and is now home to Turkey's largest international sea resort. Tour the narrow, cobbled streets and historical houses in the province's eponymous city, or pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Xanthos. Ancient cities and ruins scattered throughout the province give it its historical character. The 657 km (408 mi) long shoreline offers plenty of space to relax along its immaculate beaches and ports. Fill your holiday itinerary with a yacht tour, game of golf, rock climbing, and bird-watching.