14 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

14 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mugla Province trip planner

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Bodrum City
— 2 nights
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Palamutbuku
— 1 night
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Icmeler
— 3 nights
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
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Fethiye
— 5 nights
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Bodrum City

— 2 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zeki Muren Arts Museum and Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. Let the collections at Castle of St. Peter and Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology capture your imagination. Step out of Bodrum City to go to Datca and see Ovabuku PlajI, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront activity at D-Marin Turgutreis, browse the different shops at Avenue Bodrum, look for gifts at Gallery Mustafa, and contemplate the long history of Myndos Gate.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bodrum City trip planner.

Istanbul to Bodrum City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in August, with highs in Bodrum City at 43°C and lows at 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Palamutbuku.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Palamutbuku

— 1 night
On the 5th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Akvaryum PlajI and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palamutbükü Plajı.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Palamutbuku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Palamutbuku takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Palamutbuku

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Icmeler

— 3 nights
İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Do some cultural sightseeing at Marmaris Museum and Marmaris Balevi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trust Gold & Diamonds and Azmak Nehri. Change things up with a short trip to Datca Peninsula in Marmaris (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Icmeler Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, appreciate the history behind Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siteler Sirinyer Cami.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Icmeler trip planner.

You can drive from Palamutbuku to Icmeler in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Palamutbuku to Icmeler due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Palamutbuku in August: highs in Icmeler hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Icmeler

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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 9th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kaunos and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Carian rock tombs, then view the masterpieces at Dalyan Spirit Gift&Speciality Shop, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach 2.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dalyan day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Icmeler to Dalyan takes 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Icmeler to Dalyan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Icmeler in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dalyan, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Fethiye

— 5 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tlos and Ancient Rock Tombes. Visit Oludeniz PlajI and Calis Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pinara Antique City, get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Gizlikent Selalesi, and step into the grandiose world of Fethiye Kalesi.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fethiye trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Fethiye takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Fethiye are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Mugla Province travel guide

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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.