4 days in Turkey Itinerary

4 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip itinerary planner

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Marmaris
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Istanbul
— 3 nights
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Marmaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina and then stop by Homemade By Rachel, Marmaris.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marmaris trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Marmaris is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in January: high temperatures in Marmaris hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Shopping
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Istanbul

— 3 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Hagia Sophia and Kapali Carsi. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in the views from Galata Koprusu, steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Marmaris to Istanbul by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Marmaris, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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.