15 days in Turkey, Greece & Norway Itinerary

15 days in Turkey, Greece & Norway Itinerary

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Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Antalya, Turkey
— 2 nights
Bus to Fethiye, Taxi to Oludeniz
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Oludeniz, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive
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Marmaris, Turkey
— 1 night
Ferry
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Rhodes Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Goreme, Turkey

— 2 nights
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.
Hot Air Ballooning Cappadocia has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sun), see Hot Air Ballooning Cappadocia, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and finally appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Camel Rock, explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uchisar Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Goreme trip maker website.

Pune, India to Goreme is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. In October in Goreme, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Antalya, Turkey

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, then take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, and then delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Antalya trip planner.

You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Goreme in November, with highs in Antalya at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Oludeniz, Turkey

— 1 night
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Babadag, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oludeniz sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Antalya to Oludeniz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Spas · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Marmaris, Turkey

— 1 night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), see Off-Road Tours, then stroll through Icmeler Beach, then look for gifts at Zeus jewellers, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marmaris online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Rhodes Town, Greece

— 3 nights
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mandraki Harbour and Stegna Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Rhodes Town side-trips: Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia), Savvas Keramik (in Kalathos) and Lindos (Lindos Beach & Agios Pavlos Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), get into the urban bustle at Kallithea Springs, explore the historical opulence of Pirgos Gallias (French Tower), and enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rhodes Town trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes Town in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marmaris to Rhodes Town is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marmaris in November since evenings lows in Rhodes Town dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thessaloniki, Greece

— 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 9th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then wander the streets of Ladadika District, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Rotunda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument of Alexander The Great.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki online road trip planner.

Fly from Rhodes Town to Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rhodes Town in November, with highs in Thessaloniki at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Oslo.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Neighborhoods

Oslo, Norway

— 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Oslofjord, then get engrossed in the history at Kon-Tiki Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Bygdøy, then steep yourself in history at Norsk Folkemuseum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Oslo in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Thessaloniki to Oslo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Thessaloniki in November: high temperatures in Oslo hover around 9°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · 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.

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Norway travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.