16 days in Sakarya Province Itinerary

16 days in Sakarya Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sakarya Province trip planner

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Karasu
— 7 nights
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Sapanca
— 8 nights
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Karasu

— 7 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Karasu: Akcakoca (CumayanI Mesire AlanI, Mavi Bayraklı Plajı, &more), Duzce (Samandere Selalesi Tabiat Aniti, Aktas Waterfall, &more) and Cehennemagzi Magarasi (in Eregli).

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Karasu online day trip planner.

Istanbul to Karasu is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Karasu, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sapanca.

Things to do in Karasu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Sapanca

— 8 nights
Explore Sapanca's surroundings by going to Orhan Gazi Camii (in Adapazari), Sakarya (Poyrazlar Golu & Kent Park) and Güzeldere Şelalesi Tabiat Anıtı (in Duzce). Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Sakarya Il Ormani Tabiat Parki.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sapanca route maker site.

Getting from Karasu to Sapanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sapanca are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sapanca

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sakarya Province travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Outdoor Activities · Parks
Sakarya is a province in Turkey, located on the coast of Black Sea. The Sakarya River creates a webbing of estuaries in the province.Sakarya is located in the Marmara Region. Its adjacent provinces are Kocaeli to the west, Bilecik to the south, Bolu to the southeast, and Düzce to the east. The capital of Sakarya is Adapazarı. The climate is oceanic due to its close proximity to the Black Sea.Sakarya is situated on the Ankara-Istanbul Highway. It is connected through both road and rail. Sakarya is serviced by Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. The current mayor of Sakarya is Zeki Tocoglu (AKP).Surface area: 482,109.70 hectaresPopulation: 917,373 (TUİK – 2013)City traffic plate number: 54 The city of Sakarya, one of the most important cities in Turkey for its rapid growth and development, is also attention worthy for its natural beauties and cultural richness.It is one of the paradise-like spots of the country with its sea, beaches, lakes, rivers, highlands, thermal springs along with traditional Ottoman lifestyle districts such as Taraklı and Geyve, and historical relics inherited from the Byzantine and Ottoman eras that are worth witnessing.

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