22 days in Istanbul, Antalya & Calella Itinerary

22 days in Istanbul, Antalya & Calella Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 11 nights
2
Antalya, Turkey
— 5 nights
3
Calella, Spain
— 5 nights

11
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Istanbul is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Istanbul, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

5
nights
Antalya, Turkey

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Carya Golf Club (in Belek), Side (Devlet Agorasi, Temple of Apollo, &more) and Hip-Notics Cable Ski (in Cakis). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Kaleici, delve into the distant past at Aspendos Ruins and Theater, steep yourself in history at Hadrian's Gate, and see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Antalya trip planning tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Antalya in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Antalya: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Calella.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Manavgat, Carya Golf Club, Aspendos Ruins and Theater
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater

5
nights
Calella, Spain

Calella ©
Calella is a seaside city on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. Explore Calella's surroundings by going to Coleccion de Automoviles Salvador Claret (in Sils), Montserrat (Sant Jeroni, Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, &more) and Blanes (Casa del Poble, Port de Blanes, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Portal de la Costa Brava, enjoy the sand and surf at Platja dels Tres Micos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Esglesia Parroquial de Sant Esteve, and stroll through Platja de les Roques Blanques.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Calella trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Antalya to Calella. Traveling from Antalya to Calella, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Antalya in September, with highs in Calella at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Calella

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blanes, Montserrat, Caldes d'Estrac, Coleccion de Automoviles Salvador Claret, PGA Catalunya Resort Golf
Highlights from your plan
Sant Jeroni ©
Sant Jeroni
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey ©
Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
Portal de la Costa Brava ©
Portal de la Costa Brava

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