14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Antalya
— 2 nights
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
3
Ankara
— 1 night
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
5
Istanbul
— 5 nights

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Antalya

Antalya ©
Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, wander the streets of Kaleici, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kursunlu Waterfalls, delve into the distant past at Aspendos Ruins and Theater, and then contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Antalya vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Madrid, Spain to Antalya is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Madrid to Antalya. In September, Antalya is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7
Must see
Hadrian's Gate
4.3

3
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Rock Tombes and Gallery Iz. Relax by the water at Patara Plajı and Iztuzu Beach 2. Change things up with a short trip to Babadag in Oludeniz (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: make a short side trip with Day Trips, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Fethiye trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fethiye, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Patara Plajı
4.2
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Must see
Babadag
4.8

1
night
Ankara

Ankara ©

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mehmet Akif Ersoy Evi, pause for some serene contemplation at Tacettin Sultan Cami, then examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, then learn more about the world around you at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Anitkabir.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ankara trip maker website.

Fly from Fethiye to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Fethiye, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ankara, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Anitkabir
4.8

2
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Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
On the 20th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), stroll through Uchisar Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park, and finally head outdoors with Royal Balloon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, then stop by Turquoise Rugs & Bags, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme holiday builder app.

Take a bus from Ankara to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Ankara in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Goreme, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Uchisar Castle
4.5
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Must see
Fairy Chimneys
4.8

5
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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.
Hagia Sophia and Suleymaniye Cami will appeal to history buffs. Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, and stroll around Gulhane Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip planning site.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Goreme in September: highs in Istanbul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
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Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4

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