16 days in Istanbul & Aydin Province Itinerary

16 days in Istanbul & Aydin Province Itinerary

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Istanbul
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Kusadasi
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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Buyukcekmece Sahili and Dalia Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bosphorus Strait and Gozdag Estate Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, take a stroll through Taksim Square, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Istanbul. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Taksim Square ©
Taksim Square

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Kusadasi

Kusadasi
Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
You'll get in some beach time at Altinkum Beach and Silver Sands Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Dilek National Park and Ladies Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kusadasi: Guzelcamli National Park (in Aydin) and Didim (Didim ManastIr Koyu & Miletus). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Pygela, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaleici Camii, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sevgi Beach, and cool off at Adaland.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kusadasi trip planning website.

You can drive from Istanbul to Kusadasi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Kusadasi. Traveling from Istanbul in July, expect Kusadasi to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Altinkum Beach
Altinkum Beach
Dilek National Park ©
Dilek National Park
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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