25 days in Turkey Itinerary

25 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 14 nights
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Burgazada
— 1 night
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Buyukada
— 1 night
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Kandira
— 2 nights
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Sapanca
— 2 nights
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Bursa
— 4 nights

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Istanbul

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Şile Lighthouse, Polonezkoy Tabiat Parki and Anadolu Feneri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia Museum and Topkapi Palace. You'll explore and learn at Chora Museum and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Delmece Yaylasi in Cinarcik (about 1h 35 min away). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the activities along Bosphorus Strait, and visit Ortakoy.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip tool.

Manama, Bahrain to Istanbul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manama in August, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are cooler (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Burgazada.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Burgazada

Burgazada ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sait Faik Abasiyanik Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Burgazada journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Istanbul to Burgazada. In August, daytime highs in Burgazada are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buyukada.

Things to do in Burgazada

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sait Faik Abasiyanik Museum ©
Sait Faik Abasiyanik Museum

1
night
Buyukada

Buyukada ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Nakibey Plaj and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aya Yorgi Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Buyukada trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Burgazada to Buyukada. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kandira.

Things to do in Buyukada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nakibey Plaj ©
Nakibey Plaj
Aya Yorgi Church ©
Aya Yorgi Church

2
nights
Kandira

Kandira ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sardala Koyu and then head outdoors with ACarlar Longoz Golu.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kandira holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Buyukada to Kandira with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sapanca.

Things to do in Kandira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sardala Koyu ©
Sardala Koyu

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Sapanca

Sapanca ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the activities along Sapanca Lake. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Ertuğrul Gazi, don't miss a visit to Seyh Edebali Tomb, then engage your brain at Kocaeli Bilim Merkezi, and finally steep yourself in history at Izmit Saat Kulesi.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sapanca trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kandira to Sapanca takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Bursa.

Things to do in Sapanca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mavi Bayraklı Plajı ©
Mavi Bayraklı Plajı
Tomb of Ertuğrul Gazi ©
Tomb of Ertuğrul Gazi
Gayret Gemi Museum ©
Gayret Gemi Museum

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Bursa

Bursa ©
The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Koza Hani and Ulu Cami. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mudanya Armistice House Museum and Bursa Archaeological Museum. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Uludag Ski Center, examine the collection at Bursa City Museum, wander the streets of Cumalikizik, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Green Tomb.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bursa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sapanca to Bursa takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sapanca in September since evenings lows in Bursa dip to 20°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bursa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Koza Hani ©
Koza Hani
Green Tomb ©
Green Tomb
Mudanya Armistice House Museum ©
Mudanya Armistice House Museum

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