15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
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Antalya
— 2 nights
4
Fethiye
— 3 nights
5
Selcuk
— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Sultanahmet Square. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hagia Sophia and Galata Tower. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul online visit planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Istanbul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mexico City in September since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4
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Hagia Sophia
4.7

2
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Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy unforgettable views with Royal Balloon, then stop by Orient Bazaar, then explore the historical opulence of Uchisar Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Goreme Open-Air Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Goreme trip planner.

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 September, you will find days in Goreme are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Off-Road Tours
4.8
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Uchisar Castle
4.5

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a stroll through Kaleici and then explore the ancient world of Aspendos Ruins and Theater. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, then take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, and finally steep yourself in history at Hadrian's Gate.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Antalya trip app.

Getting from Goreme to Antalya by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Antalya, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Hadrian's Gate
4.3
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Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7

3
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Babadag and Spas. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patara Plajı and Iztuzu Beach 2. When in Fethiye, make a side trip to see Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area in Dalyan, approximately Dalyan away. It doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fethiye trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Antalya to Fethiye in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Antalya in September since evenings lows in Fethiye dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Spas
4.5
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Must see
Patara Plajı
4.2
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Babadag
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, then contemplate the long history of Public Latrine, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Selcuk takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Public Latrine
4.5
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World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Ephesus Museum
4.6

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