16 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

16 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkish Aegean Coast travel planner

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Marmaris
— 3 nights
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Fethiye
— 5 nights
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Drive to Dalaman International Airport, Fly to Çanakkale Airport, Drive to Eceabat
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Eceabat
— 2 nights
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Assos
— 1 night
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Bergama
— 1 night
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Selcuk
— 3 nights
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Marmaris

— 3 nights
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marmaris Travel Center and Pasha Fine Jewelery. Visit Palamutbükü Plajı and Marmaris Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Marmaris with a short trip to Iztuzu Beach 2 in Dalyan, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siteler Sirinyer Cami, hunt for treasures at Turunc Pazari, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marmaris trip app.

Berlin, Germany to Marmaris is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Berlin to Marmaris. In April, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Fethiye

— 5 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Get some cultural insight at Tlos and Dalyan Cami. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ancient Rock Tombes and The Lycian Way. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fethiye: Sarigerme Public Beach (in Sarigerme) and Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area (in Dalyan). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oludeniz PlajI, stop by Old Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fethiye online day trip planner.

You can drive from Marmaris to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Eceabat.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eceabat

— 2 nights
Eceabat, formerly Maydos ('''Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey, located on the eastern shore of the Gelibolu Peninsula, on the Dardanelles Strait. On the 9th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Kilitbahir Castle, then take in the history at Gallipoli Battlefield, then contemplate the long history of Anzac Cove, and finally appreciate the history behind Mehmet Cavus Aniti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Gallipoli National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Eceabat travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Fethiye to Eceabat with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Eceabat can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Assos.

Things to do in Eceabat

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Assos

— 1 night
Assos, also known as Behramkale or for short Behram, is a small historically rich town in the Ayvacık district of the Çanakkale Province, Turkey.After leaving the Platonic Academy in Athens, Aristotle (joined by Xenocrates) went to Assos, where he was welcomed by King Hermias, and opened an Academy in this city. On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Sokakagzi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Athena Temple, then get to know the fascinating history of Assos Theatre, and finally appreciate the history behind Behramkale.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Assos trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Eceabat to Assos in 2 hours. Traveling from Eceabat to Assos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bergama.

Things to do in Assos

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Bergama

— 1 night
On the 12th (Wed), delve into the distant past at The Asklepion, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of Pergamum, then see the interesting displays at Bergamali Kadri Egitim Tarihi Muzesi, and finally delve into the distant past at Pergamon Theatre.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bergama sightseeing planner.

Getting from Assos to Bergama by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Assos to Bergama due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Assos in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bergama, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bergama

Historic Sites · Museums

Selcuk

— 3 nights
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Public Latrine and Isa Bey Mosque. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hadrian and Troy Tours. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, admire the local landmark of Trajan's Fountain, delve into the distant past at Baths of Varius, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Selcuk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bergama to Selcuk takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Turkish Aegean Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Abounding with the smell of local olive farms and citrus plantations, Turkish Aegean Coast offers stunning beaches dotted with picturesque harbors. Colorful parachutes float gently above the clear, turquoise water. The warm climate year-round makes the area a vacation destination in any season. Neighboring modern cities feature palm-lined streets, neoclassical architecture, and ruins from ancient times. You'll find yourself surrounded with fertile valleys in this region, as small lush hills rise out of the sea. Learn about the ancient art and philosophy that the coast inspired in this land of wine, honey, and olive oil.