15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey vacation planner

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Antalya
— 2 nights
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Alanya
— 2 nights
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Kas
— 2 nights
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
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Marmaris
— 2 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
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Antalya

— 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Cirali Beach, browse the different shops at Laura Shopping Center, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Antalya vacation planning website.

Manama, Bahrain to Antalya is an approximately 10-hour flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Manama in November: highs in Antalya hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alanya

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Alanya Kalesi, delve into the distant past at Hamaxia, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay, and finally contemplate the long history of Phaselis. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Alanya Gardens, don't miss a visit to Alanya Shipyard, go for a walk through Alanya LimanI, brush up on your military savvy at Kizilkule, then explore the fascinating underground world of Dim Cave, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at KonaklI Time Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alanya itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Alanya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Alanya

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Kas

— 2 nights
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.
On the 6th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Kekova Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Patara Plajı, and then explore the ancient world of Xanthos Antik Kenti.

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Drive from Alanya to Kas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In November in Kas, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Fethiye

— 3 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fethiye Port and Tlos. Go for a jaunt from Fethiye to Oludeniz to see Babadag about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, explore the fascinating underground world of Mavi Magara, and stop by Servet Turkish Delight Factory Shop.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fethiye trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kas to Fethiye by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Fethiye sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Fethiye

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Marmaris

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Marmaris Museum, stop by Trust Gold & Diamond Jewellery, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Bazzar and then explore the activities along Dalyan Nehri.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marmaris online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Marmaris in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Marmaris, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Goreme.

Things to do in Marmaris

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Goreme, Cappadocia

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ihlara Valley and Cappadocia Cave Dwellings. Explore hidden gems such as Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Zemi Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Goreme side-trips: Kaymakli Underground City (in Derinkuyu) and Kaymakli (in Nevsehir). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pasabag, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley).

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Goreme day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Marmaris to Goreme takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marmaris in November; daily highs in Goreme reach 16°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Turkey travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.