16 days in Turkey Itinerary

16 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 7 nights
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Selcuk
— 6 nights
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights

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Istanbul

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves asĀ a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul road trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Istanbul. July in Istanbul sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hagia Sophia
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

6
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Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, look for gifts at Sultan Carpet and Kilim, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Selcuk driving holiday site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Selcuk, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

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Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formedĀ calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.3
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World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
4.4
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World heritage site
Hierapolis
4.7

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