15 days in Istanbul & Selcuk Itinerary

15 days in Istanbul & Selcuk Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 9 nights
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Selcuk
— 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Istanbul route app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Istanbul. In July in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Kids will enjoy Ancient City of Ephesus and Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), explore the ancient world of Public Latrine, make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, and see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Selcuk vacation planning site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in July, you will find days in Selcuk are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA ©
Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

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