14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 2 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
3
Alanya
— 2 nights
4
Antalya
— 3 nights
5
Fethiye
— 4 nights

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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.
Visit Yeni Camii and Little Hagia Sophia for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eminonu Square and Pierre Loti Tepesi. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, look for gifts at Mısır Çarşısı, appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Istanbul. In July, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Yeni Camii
4.5
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Historic Walking Area
Pierre Loti Tepesi
4.1
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Religious Site
Little Hagia Sophia
4.7

2
nights
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 15th (Wed), see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and then explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Goreme vacation planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for little chillier nights in Goreme, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Fairy Chimneys
4.8
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World heritage site
Goreme National Park
4.8

2
nights
Alanya

Alanya ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): Head underground at Dim Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay, then delve into the distant past at Hamaxia, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kleopatra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Alanya Kalesi, then go for a walk through Alanya LimanI, and then learn about all things military at Kizilkule.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alanya trip planner.

Traveling by car from Goreme to Alanya takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kizilkule
4.5
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Cave
Dim Cave
4.3
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Ruin
Hamaxia
2.0

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hadrian's Gate and Ancient Theater. Get in touch with nature at Konyaalti Beach and Lower Duden Waterfalls. When in Antalya, make a side trip to see Temple of Apollo in Side, approximately Side away. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Ters Ev, take a stroll through Kaleici, examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Antalya trip website.

Traveling by car from Alanya to Antalya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Ruin
Hadrian's Gate
4.3

4
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Lycian Rock Tombs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Patara Plajı and Fethiye Kalesi. Venture out of the city with trips to Dalyan Nehri (in Marmaris) and Babadag (in Oludeniz). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mavi Magara, take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Fethiye trip planner.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Fethiye when traveling from Antalya in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Town
4.4

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