4 days in Turkey Itinerary

4 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 1 night
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
3
Selcuk
— 1 night

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Istanbul

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves asĀ a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Istanbul. In July in Istanbul, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formedĀ calcite bathing pools.
On the 8th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale vacation maker website.

Fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

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Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), thendelve into the distant past at Heracles Gate, and finally contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Selcuk day trip planning tool.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Heracles Gate ©
Heracles Gate

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