14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Istanbul
— 1 day
Fly
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Trabzon
— 3 nights
Fly
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Antalya
— 6 nights
Drive
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Izmir
— 1 day
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Taxi to Kemalpasa, Bus to Yalova, Ferry to Istanbul
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Istanbul
— 2 nights
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Istanbul

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nuruosmaniye Camii, admire the striking features of Serefiye Sarnici, then look for gifts at Ruby Ceramics & Gift Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to German Fountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online tour planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, Istanbul is little chillier than Cairo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Trabzon.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Trabzon

— 3 nights
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Discover out-of-the-way places like Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı and Zagnos Vadisi. Step out of Trabzon with an excursion to Karaca Cave in Torul--about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Ortahisar, examine the collection at Trabzonspor Samil Ekinci Museum, contemplate the long history of Gulbahar Hatun Turbesi, and appreciate the views at Hidirnebi Yaylasi.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Trabzon route maker tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Trabzon in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Trabzon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Antalya.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Antalya

— 6 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cirali Beach and Kizilkule. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Blue World Diving Center (in Tekirova), Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI (in Kemer) and Alanya (Alanya Shipyard & Sapadere Kanyonu). Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Koprulu Kanyon Milli Parki. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Antalya Saat Kulesi, see the interesting displays at Side Museum, explore the ancient world of Olympos Archeological Site, and browse the different shops at TerraCity.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Antalya trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Antalya takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Trabzon in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Antalya, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to fly to Izmir.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Izmir

— 1 day

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.
On the 20th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Izmir Museum of History and Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hisar Mosque, then look for gifts at Has Deri Leather Shop, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Polycarp Church.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Izmir vacation maker app.

You can fly from Antalya to Izmir in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Antalya in June, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Izmir: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Istanbul

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll around Bebek, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buyuk Mecidiye Cami, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then wander the streets of Besiktas, and finally stroll around Yildiz Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Izmir to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Izmir in June, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.