27 days in Turkey Itinerary

27 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 10 nights
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Safranbolu
— 2 nights
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Fethiye
— 7 nights
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Alanya
— 6 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.
Get outdoors at Eskibag Plaji and Halic. You'll get in some beach time at Asaf Family Beach and Dalia Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Halki Theological School (in Heybeliada), Erikli Waterfall (in Yalova) and Altinkemer Local Beach (in Karamursel). The adventure continues: visit Eminonu Square, walk around Gulhane Park, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Istanbul to be cooler, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Safranbolu.

Things to do in Istanbul

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gulhane Park ©
Gulhane Park
Eminonu Square
Eminonu Square
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam ©
Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam

2
nights
Safranbolu

Safranbolu ©
Safranbolu is a town and district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ulu Camii, make a trip to Kasim Sipahioglu Konagi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kazdagli Camii, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koprulu Mehmet Pasa Camii, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Incekaya Su Kemeri. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Seker Kanyonu and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Tarihi Demirciler Carsisi.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Safranbolu tour builder app.

You can drive from Istanbul to Safranbolu in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Safranbolu: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Safranbolu

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Koprulu Mehmet Pasa Camii ©
Koprulu Mehmet Pasa Camii
Tarihi Demirciler Carsisi ©
Tarihi Demirciler Carsisi
Kazdagli Camii ©
Kazdagli Camii

7
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Relax by the water at Calis Beach and Gemile Plaji. Kids will enjoy Patara Plajı and Azmak Nehri. Change things up with these side-trips from Fethiye: Kurt Jewellery (in Icmeler) and Patara Antik Kenti (in Patara). The adventure continues: stop by Old Town, hike along The Lycian Way, enjoy the sand and surf at Kucuk Samanli Beach, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fethiye road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Safranbolu to Fethiye with the Route module. When traveling from Safranbolu in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Fethiye, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alanya.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Patara Antik Kenti ©
Patara Antik Kenti
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Old Town ©
Old Town

6
nights
Alanya

Alanya ©
A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
Take a break from the city and head to Seaside Beach Lounge and Alanya Fun Sea Park. Kids will enjoy Kizilkule and Alanya Shipyard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alanya: The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club (in Belek), Manavgat (Manavgat Mosque & Dickman Textile) and Alara Grand Bazaar (in Okurcalar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Alanya Gardens, soak in style at Turkish baths, admire the local landmark of Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum), and admire the striking features of Alarahan.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alanya trip planner.

Getting from Fethiye to Alanya by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alanya

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alanya Gardens ©
Alanya Gardens
The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club ©
The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club
Kizilkule ©
Kizilkule

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