22 days in Turkey Itinerary

22 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oludeniz
— 1 night
2
Dalyan
— 2 nights
3
Palamutbuku
— 1 night
4
Selcuk
— 7 nights
5
Istanbul
— 10 nights

1
night
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor and then kick back and relax at Calis Beach. On your second day here, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oludeniz PlajI, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz trip planning app.

Adana to Oludeniz is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Adana in August; daily highs in Oludeniz reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Calis Beach, Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor
Highlights from your plan
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Spas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Dalyan

Dalyan ©
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalyan Cami, kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Dalyan Spirit Gift&Speciality Shop, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Istuzu Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dalyan travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Dalyan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Palamutbuku.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ortaca, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Istuzu Beach
Istuzu Beach
Spas

1
night
Palamutbuku

Palamutbuku ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Palamutbükü Plajı and then enjoy the sand and surf at Akvaryum PlajI.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Palamutbuku driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Dalyan to Palamutbuku in 3 hours. Traveling from Dalyan in August, things will get a bit warmer in Palamutbuku: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Selcuk.

Things to do in Palamutbuku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palamutbükü Plajı ©
Palamutbükü Plajı

7
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Ancient City of Ephesus and Public Latrine. Let the collections at Ephesus Museum and Maket Koy capture your imagination. Take a break from Selcuk with a short trip to Magnesia Antik Kenti in Germencik, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), delve into the distant past at Fountain of Pollio, see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum, and ponder the design of Trajan's Fountain.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Palamutbuku to Selcuk by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Palamutbuku in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Selcuk, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Magnesia Antik Kenti
Highlights from your plan
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Temple of Hadrian
Temple of Hadrian

10
nights
Istanbul

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Selcuk to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Selcuk in September, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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