31 days in Turkey Itinerary

31 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey attractions planner

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Bodrum City
— 7 nights
Drive
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Antalya
— 7 nights
Fly
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Adana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gaziantep
— 4 nights
Drive
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Samsun
— 6 nights

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Bodrum City

— 7 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bodrum City: Altinkum Beach (in Altinkum) and Temple of Apollo (in Didim). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, examine the collection at Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, explore the world behind art at Zeki Muren Arts Museum, and look for gifts at Etrim Halicilik.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bodrum City trip builder app.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Milas Bodrum International Airport, Dalaman International Airport and Adnan Menderes International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Bodrum City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Antalya

— 7 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Antalya: Phaselis (in Tekirova), Side (Ancient Theater, Temple of Apollo, &more) and Kemer (Olbia Park & Kemer Cumhuriyet MeydanI). And it doesn't end there: visit Kaleici, go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls, and delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Antalya trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Antalya takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adana.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Adana

— 5 nights
Adana is a major city in southern Turkey. Adana is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabanci Merkez Camii, snap pictures at Tas Kopru, stroll through Belemedik Tabiat Parki, and look for gifts at Art Jophiel.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Adana day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Antalya to Adana. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Gaziantep.

Things to do in Adana

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Gaziantep

— 4 nights
A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gaziantep: Sanliurfa (Cave of Abraham, Sanliurfa Archeology and Mosaic Museum, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Zeugma Mosaic Museum, get engrossed in the history at Gaziantep Savas Muzesi, see the interesting displays at Emine Gogus Mutfak Muzesi, and hunt for treasures at Elmaci Pazari.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gaziantep itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Adana to Gaziantep by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Adana in October, with highs in Gaziantep at 29°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Samsun.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Samsun

— 6 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. Venture out of the city with trips to Amasya (Ferhat Water Channel, Sultan II. Beyazit Mosque & Theological College, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Bati Park, see the interesting displays at Gazi Museum, appreciate the history behind Onur Anıtı, and take in the views from Historical Bridge in Carsamba (Tarihi Carsamba Koprusu).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Samsun day trip site.

Getting from Gaziantep to Samsun by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Gaziantep in October, plan for slightly colder days in Samsun, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C.

Things to do in Samsun

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.