18 days in Turkey Itinerary

18 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
Drive
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Antalya
— 3 nights
Fly
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 7 nights
Fly

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Marmaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Simons Diamonds, then kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Marmaris Museum, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marmaris trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Marmaris. In July in Marmaris, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Icmeler Beach ©
Must see
Icmeler Beach
4.2
Dalyan Nehri ©
Must see
Dalyan Nehri
4.3

3
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Get in touch with nature at Babadag and Patara Plajı. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Sarigerme Public Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan) and Class Leather (in Kalkan). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saklikent Milli Parki, explore the fascinating underground world of Mavi Magara, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Discover how to plan a Fethiye trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Marmaris to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Patara Plajı ©
Must see
Patara Plajı
4.2
Babadag ©
Must see
Babadag
4.8
©
Must see
Spas
4.5

3
nights
Antalya

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 out of the city life by going to Goynuk Canyon and Konyaalti Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Cirali Beach and Old City Marina. When in Antalya, make a side trip to see Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI in Kemer, approximately Kemer away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, explore the ancient world of Hadrian's Gate, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and stop by Kaleici.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Antalya trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Fethiye to Antalya by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Antalya are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Goynuk Canyon ©
Must see
Goynuk Canyon
4.6
Cirali Beach ©
Must see
Cirali Beach
4.6
Konyaalti Beach ©
Must see
Konyaalti Beach
4.1

3
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi. Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and Goreme National Park. When in Goreme, make a side trip to see Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu, approximately Derinkuyu away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, stop by Arts & Crafts Cappadocia, and stroll through Camel Rock.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Goreme road trip planning app.

You can fly from Antalya to Goreme in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in July, things will get slightly colder in Goreme: highs are around 37°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Fairy Chimneys ©
Must see
Fairy Chimneys
4.8
©
Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.8

7
nights
Istanbul

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam and Bosphorus Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, wander the streets of Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Goreme in July: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam ©
Architectural Building
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam
4.6
Ortakoy ©
Neighborhood
Ortakoy
4.4

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