28 days in Turkey Itinerary

28 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Eskisehir
— 5 nights
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Safranbolu
— 7 nights
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Samsun
— 5 nights
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Erzurum
— 5 nights
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Ercis
— 1 night
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Van
— 4 nights

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Eskisehir

Eskisehir ©
Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. Head to Eskisehir Kultur Merkezi and Yunus Emre Kultur Merkezifor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Yilmaz Buyukersen Balmumu Heykeller Muzesi and Cagdas Cam Sanatlari Muzesi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eskisehir: Kutahya (Kutahya Ulu Camii & Aizonai Antik Kenti-2000 Yıllık Antik Roma Köprüsü). There's still lots to do: stroll around Kent Park, take an in-depth tour of Eskisehir Kurtulus Muzesi, find something for the whole family at Sazova Park, and examine the collection at Luleltasi Muzesi.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eskisehir trip website.

Manama, Bahrain to Eskisehir is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Manama in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Eskisehir: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Safranbolu.

Things to do in Eskisehir

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Safranbolu

Safranbolu ©
Safranbolu is a town and district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Get in touch with nature at Yedigöller Milli Parkı and Ahatlar Tabiat Parki. Get some cultural insight at Kristal Teras and Amasra Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Safranbolu: Cekiciler CarsIsI (in Amasra) and Guzelcehisar PlajI (in Guzelcehisar). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Safranbolu Eski Carsi, make a trip to Kasim Sipahioglu Konagi, steep yourself in history at Kacak Lutfiye Cami, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koprulu Mehmet Pasa Camii.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Safranbolu day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Eskisehir to Safranbolu takes 5 hours. When traveling from Eskisehir in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Safranbolu: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Samsun.

Things to do in Safranbolu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Yedigöller Milli Parkı
3.9
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Historic Walking Area
Kristal Teras
3.5
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Specialty Museum
Kaymakamlar Muze
4.3

5
nights
Samsun

Samsun ©
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. Get outdoors at Bayrak Tepe Tabiat Parki and Atakum Sahili. Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi and Gazi Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Piazza, explore the activities along Kizilirmak Deltasi, and stroll around Kızılırmak Deltası Kuş Cenneti.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Samsun vacation planner.

Getting from Safranbolu to Samsun by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Samsun can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Erzurum.

Things to do in Samsun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Bayrak Tepe Tabiat Parki
4.0
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Specialty Museum
Gazi Museum
4.5

5
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Erzurum

Erzurum ©
Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia . Head to Erzurum Alisveris Merkezi and Covered Bazaarfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yakutiye Medresesi and Ulu Cami. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Tortum Waterfall, fly down the slopes at Mount Palandoken, explore the activities along Lake Tortum, and take an in-depth tour of Erzurum Kongre ve Milli Mucadele Muzesi.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Erzurum trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Samsun to Erzurum by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Samsun in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Erzurum. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Ercis.

Things to do in Erzurum

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Yakutiye Medresesi
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Ski Area
Mount Palandoken
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Waterfall
Tortum Waterfall
4.4

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Ercis

Ercis ©
Erciş is a town and its surrounding district located in the Van Province, Turkey. On the 10th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Ercis Balik Bendi.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ercis trip planner.

You can drive from Erzurum to Ercis in 4 hours. Traveling from Erzurum in September, Ercis is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Van.

Things to do in Ercis

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Ercis Balik Bendi
3.8

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Van

Van ©
Get outdoors at Lake Van and Akdamar Island. Van Castle (Van Kalesi) and Ancient Urartian site of Cavustepe (Sardurihinilli) are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Van trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ercis to Van takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Van

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Island
Akdamar Island
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Water Body
Lake Van
4.7

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