35 days in Hatay Province & Mersin Itinerary

35 days in Hatay Province & Mersin Itinerary

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Erzin
— 1 day
2
Antakya
— 7 nights
3
Iskenderun
— 5 nights
4
Mersin
— 22 nights

1
day
Erzin

Erzin
On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Burnaz Plaji.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Erzin trip maker site.

Adana to Erzin is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Antakya.

Things to do in Erzin

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

7
nights
Antakya

Antakya ©
Antakya is the seat of the Hatay Province in southern Turkey.In ancient times, Antakya was known as Antioch, and was for centuries one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. Step out of Antakya with an excursion to Vespasianus Titus Tunnel in Samandag--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Antakya Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Hidirbey Musa Agaci, admire the sheer force of Harbiye Selalesi, and explore the ancient world of St Pierre Kilisesi.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antakya trip planner.

You can drive from Erzin to Antakya in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Antakya are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Iskenderun.

Things to do in Antakya

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Vespasianus Titus Tunnel
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Antakya Archaeological Museum ©
Antakya Archaeological Museum
Habibi Neccar Mosque ©
Habibi Neccar Mosque
Great Antakya Park ©
Great Antakya Park

5
nights
Iskenderun

Iskenderun ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iskenderun: Darb-i Sak Kalesi (in Kirikhan), Osmaniye (Osmaniye Kent Muzesi & Karacay Selalesi) and Payas Castle (in Dortyol).

For reviews and more tourist information, go to the Iskenderun visit planner.

You can drive from Antakya to Iskenderun in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mersin.

Things to do in Iskenderun

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Osmaniye, Belen, Darb-i Sak Kalesi, Arsuz Hatay Plaji, Sutunlu Marina
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Belen Gecidi Tabiat Parki ©
Belen Gecidi Tabiat Parki
Iskenderun Sahil ©
Iskenderun Sahil
Iskenderun Deniz Muzesi ©
Iskenderun Deniz Muzesi

22
nights
Mersin

Mersin ©
Mersin is a large city and a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mersin: Kizkalesi (Adamkayalar & Caves of Heaven and Hell), Adana (Ataturk Scientific & Cultural Museum, Ulu Cami ve Kulliyesi, &more) and Silifke (Bogsak Koyu, Astim Cave, &more). Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Mersin Marina, explore the fascinating underground world of Mirror Lake - Gilindir Cave, admire the sheer force of Tarsus Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Ataturk House Museum.

Plan my day in Mersin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Iskenderun to Mersin in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mersin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mersin

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Adana, Tarsus, Silifke, Kizkalesi, Erdemli
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Mersin Marina ©
Mersin Marina
Sabanci Merkez Camii ©
Sabanci Merkez Camii
Adana Merkez Park ©
Adana Merkez Park

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