4 days in Turkey Itinerary

4 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Antalya
— 1 night
Drive
2
Marmaris
— 1 night
Fly
3
Istanbul
— 1 night
Fly

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Antalya

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, then visit Kaleici, and finally admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya journey planner.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Antalya is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Antalya due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in May; daily highs in Antalya reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Nature

Marmaris

— 1 night
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
On the 29th (Fri), look for gifts at Zeus jewellers, kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina, and finally step into the grandiose world of Marmaris Museum.

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You can drive from Antalya to Marmaris in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Istanbul

— 1 night

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, relax and rejuvenate at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, then appreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, then get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum, and finally walk around Gulhane Park.

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Traveling by flight from Marmaris to Istanbul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in May, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Parks · Baths · Historic Sites

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.