32 days in Balikesir Province Itinerary

32 days in Balikesir Province Itinerary

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Cunda Island
— 8 nights
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Erdek
— 6 nights
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Balikesir
— 7 nights
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Edremit
— 10 nights
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Cunda Island

— 8 nights
Cunda Island is known for beaches, nightlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Devil's Feast, enjoy the sand and surf at Cunda Kesebir Beach, stroll around Ayvalik Adalari Tabiat Parki, and stroll through Cataltepe Plaji.

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Istanbul to Cunda Island is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Cunda Island due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cunda Island, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Erdek.

Things to do in Cunda Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Erdek

— 6 nights
Erdek is a town and district of Balıkesir Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. Venture out of the city with trips to Kuscenneti Milli Parki (in Manyas) and Archeological Museum (in Bandirma). There's more to do: head off the coast to Kapidag Yarimadasi and make a trip to Kirazli Manastiri.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Erdek online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cunda Island to Erdek by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cunda Island to Erdek due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cunda Island in July, things will get slightly colder in Erdek: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. You will leave for Balikesir on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Erdek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Balikesir

— 7 nights
Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Kuscenneti Milli Parki. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Degirmenbogazi Tabiat Parki.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Balikesir trip planner.

Traveling by car from Erdek to Balikesir takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Balikesir are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edremit.

Things to do in Balikesir

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Edremit

— 10 nights
Edremit is a district in Balıkesir Province, Turkey, as well as the central city of that district, on the west coast of Turkey, not far from the Greek island of Lesbos.It is situated at the tip of the gulf with the same name (Gulf of Edremit), with its town centre a few kilometres inland, and is an important centre of trade, along with the other towns that are situated on the same gulf (namely Ayvalık, Gömeç, Burhaniye and Havran). Venture out of the city with trips to Altinoluk (Sahinderesi Kanyonu & Blue Zest Aqua Park), Gure (Kazdagi Muzesi & Pinarbasi Piknik Alani) and Hasanboguldu Selalesi (in Zeytinli). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Daridere Tabiat Parki. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Zeus AltarI, stroll around Faruk Serpil ParkI, admire the sheer force of Sutuven Selalesi, and get outside with Martin Lounge.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edremit trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Balikesir to Edremit in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Edremit when traveling from Balikesir in July, with lows around 25°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Edremit

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Balikesir Province travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Balıkesir Province is a province in midwestern Turkey, having coastlines on both the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean. Its adjacent provinces are Çanakkale to the west, İzmir to the southwest, Manisa to the south, Kütahya to the southeast, and Bursa to the east. The provincial capital is Balıkesir City. Most of the province lies in the Marmara Region except the southern parts of Bigadiç Edremit, Kepsut, İvrindi, Savaştepe and Sındırgı districts and ones of Ayvalık, Burhaniye, Dursunbey, Gömeç and Havran, that bound the Aegean Region.Kaz Dağı, known also as Mount Ida, is located in this province.Balıkesir province is famous for its olives, thermal spas, and clean beaches, making it an important tourist destination. The province also hosts immense deposits of kaolinite and borax, with some open-pit mines. The Kaz mountains are also threatened with the expansion of gold mining using cyanide which puts the villagers' lives, the agricultural economy, and tourism at risk.Sites of interestBalıkesir is home to a number of natural attractions, including Kuş Cenneti (bird sanctuary) National Park; the bays of Erdek, Bandırma, and Edremit; Ayvalık's coastal beaches; Şeytan Sofrası, Marmara Islands, Alibey (Cunda) Island; the Erdek and Gönen open-air museums; Pamukçu-Bengi, Balya Dağ, Hisar, Hisarköy (Asarköy), Karağaç (Uyuz), Kepekler hot springs, Dutluca Village mineral springs, and Zeytinli Ada hot springs and mineral water springs.

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