14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Drive to Sirince
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Sirince
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale
Drive
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Marmaris
— 6 nights
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Drive to Dalaman International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Brooklyn

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Istanbul

— 3 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia and Dolmabahce Palace. Get some historical perspective at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Valens Aqueduct. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, steep yourself in history at Beykoz Kasri, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Istanbul trip planning site.

Brooklyn, USA to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Brooklyn to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sirince.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Beaches · Museums · Parks

Sirince

— 2 nights
On the 11th (Tue), take in the pleasant sights at Cittantica Ephesus Park and then make a trip to Byzantine acquaducts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): stop by Populer Leather, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally take a stroll through Sirince Koyu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sirince driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Istanbul to Sirince. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: highs in Sirince hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 72°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Sirince

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

Find out how to plan Pamukkale trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sirince to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Marmaris

— 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Iztuzu Beach 2 and Icmeler Beach will thrill your kids. Visit Kaunos and Dalyan Cami for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Marmaris: Dalyan (Lycian Rock Tombs, Spas, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach, make a splash at Marmaris Atlantis Waterpark, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Siteler Sirinyer Cami.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Marmaris online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Marmaris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.