15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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15 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10 h
1
Goreme
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
2
Fethiye
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Alanya
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Antalya
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Goreme

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cappadocia Cave Dwellings and Zelve Open Air Museum. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Pasabag, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and stroll through Uchisar Castle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme trip builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Goreme is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Goreme. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Goreme hover around 24°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Nevsehir, Uchisar Castle
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Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings
Pasabag ©
Pasabag

3
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Kayakoy. Venture out of the city with trips to Babadag (in Oludeniz) and Dalyan Nehri (in Marmaris). It doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and step into the grandiose world of Fethiye Kalesi.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Fethiye online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Fethiye takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Fethiye is somewhat warmer than Goreme - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Oludeniz, Dalyan Nehri
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Babadag ©
Babadag
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Alanya LimanI and Red Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Alanya side-trips: Phaselis (in Tekirova) and Dickman Textile (in Manavgat). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, step into the grandiose world of Alanya Kalesi, steep yourself in history at Hamaxia, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alanya online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Alanya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Antalya.

Things to do in Alanya

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dickman Textile, Phaselis
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Alanya Kalesi ©
Alanya Kalesi
Alanya LimanI ©
Alanya LimanI
Red Tower ©
Red Tower

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aspendos Ruins and Theater and Side Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Side (Ancient Theater, Bizans Hastanesi, & more). The adventure continues: go for a stroll along the water at Kaleici Marina, browse the different shops at Laura Shopping Center, examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, and explore the ancient world of Perge Ancient City.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Antalya travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Alanya to Antalya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Manavgat, Aspendos Ruins and Theater
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Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Aspendos Ruins and Theater ©
Aspendos Ruins and Theater
Side Museum ©
Side Museum

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