15 days in Antalya Province & Gaziantep Itinerary

15 days in Antalya Province & Gaziantep Itinerary

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Alanya
— 1 night
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Kas
— 3 nights
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Cirali
— 1 night
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Antalya
— 7 nights
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Gaziantep
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 1st (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Alanya Kalesi and then take some stellar pictures from Kizilkule. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kleopatra Beach.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alanya trip app.

Antalya to Alanya is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kas.

Things to do in Alanya

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Kleopatra Beach ©
Kleopatra Beach
Alanya Kalesi ©
Alanya Kalesi
Kizilkule ©
Kizilkule

3
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Kas

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.
Visit Kaputas Beach and Big Pebble Beach for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Silver Harmoni or Tugra Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kas: Patara Plajı (in Patara), Kekova (Sunken City Ruins of Simena & Island of Kekova) and Kekova Sound (in Demre (Kale)). There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kas online travel planner.

Getting from Alanya to Kas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Kas, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cirali.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Silver Harmoni ©
Silver Harmoni

1
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Cirali

Cirali ©
A charming holiday destination, Cirali offers natural beaches and the iconic Flame of Chimera.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cirali Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimaera, and then explore the ancient world of Olympos Ruins.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirali travel route website.

Getting from Kas to Cirali by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kas in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cirali, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Cirali

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chimaera ©
Chimaera
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach
Olympos Ruins ©
Olympos Ruins

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to TerraCity or Balon Park. Visit Temple of Apollo and Phaselis for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI (in Kemer), Side (Tyche Tapinagi, Ancient Theater, &more) and Göynük Köyü Mer. Cami (in Goynuk). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, take a stroll through Kaleici, stop by Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, and hunt for treasures at Antalya Bazaar.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Antalya trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cirali to Antalya takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Phaselis ©
Phaselis

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Gaziantep

Gaziantep ©
A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
On the 14th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Gaziantep Museum of Archaelogy, delve into the distant past at Zeugma Mosaic Museum, examine the collection at Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi, then see the interesting displays at Hamam Muzesi, and finally browse the different shops at Zincirli Bedesten AlIsveris Merkezi. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Mevlevihane Vakif Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Gaziantep Savas Muzesi, then hunt for treasures at Elmaci Pazari, and finally look for gifts at Bakircilar Carsisi.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gaziantep online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Antalya to Gaziantep in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gaziantep when traveling from Antalya in August, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Zeugma Mosaic Museum ©
Zeugma Mosaic Museum
Gaziantep Savas Muzesi ©
Gaziantep Savas Muzesi
Hamam Muzesi ©
Hamam Muzesi

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