16 days in Izmir & Akhisar Itinerary

16 days in Izmir & Akhisar Itinerary

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Izmir
— 11 nights
Drive
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Akhisar
— 4 nights
Drive to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Fly to Esenboğa International Airport

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Izmir

Pearl of the Aegean

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Ephesus Museum and Arkas Deniz Tarihi Muzesi. Get some cultural insight at Ancient City of Ephesus and Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Izmir: Selcuk (Ruins of an Old Hamam, Pamucak Beach, &more), Urla (MMG Sarapcilik, Urla Winery, &more) and Seferihisar (SIgacIk Village Market & Teos Antik Kenti). There's lots more to do: stroll through Ladies Beach, don't miss a visit to Tarihi Asansor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kuşadası Market, and kick back and relax at Uzun Plaj.

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Ankara to Izmir is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Ankara in June, Izmir is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Akhisar.

Things to do in Izmir

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Akhisar

Do some cultural sightseeing at Abraham's Path and Carullah Bin Suleyman Cami. Get some historical perspective at Sardis (Sardes) and Tepe Mezari. Get out of town with these interesting Akhisar side-trips: Philadelphia Siesean Kilisesi (in Alasehir), Tapduk ve Yunus Emre Turbesi (in Kula) and Yenikoy Peri Bacalari (in Kutahya).

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You can drive from Izmir to Akhisar in 1.5 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Izmir in June: highs in Akhisar hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Akhisar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips