43 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

43 days in Mugla Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mugla Province holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Bodrum City
— 12 nights
Drive
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Datca
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 16 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 8 nights
Drive
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Sarigerme
— 2 nights
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Bodrum City

— 12 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Explore Bodrum City's surroundings by going to Sevket Sabanci Kultur ve Sanat Merkezi (in Turgutreis) and Milas (Incirliin Magarasi & Gokceler Kanyonu). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, head off the coast to Orak Adasi, look for all kinds of wild species at Aquapro Dive Center, and kick back and relax at Kumbahce Sahili.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bodrum City trip builder tool.

Istanbul to Bodrum City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, expect Bodrum City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 43°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Datca.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Datca

— 4 nights
Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. Explore Datca's surroundings by going to Palamutbuku (Akvaryum PlajI & Palamutbükü Plajı). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Knidos, relax in the rural setting at Kocamaar Ciftligi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ovabuku PlajI, and head outdoors with Denizruzgari Yatcilik.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Datca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Datca takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Datca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Marmaris

— 16 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marmaris: Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan), Azmak Nehri (in Akyaka) and Asiklar Yolu (in Gokova). Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at AquaDream Water Park. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Marmaris Milli Parki. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina, wander the streets of Bar Street Marmaris, head outdoors with Mar, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Icmeler Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marmaris online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Datca to Marmaris in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Datca in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Marmaris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Oludeniz

— 8 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Explore Oludeniz's surroundings by going to Dalyan (Lycian Rock Tombs, Kaunos, &more) and Fethiye (Tlos, Saklikent Milli Parki, &more). There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, and walk around Oludeniz.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Oludeniz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Oludeniz sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Sarigerme.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Sarigerme

— 2 nights
Although the pristine beaches of Sarigerme are popular among Turkish and foreign tourists alike, this seaside resort has yet to be over-developed and commercialized.
On the 29th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Yuvarlak Cay and then kick back and relax at Sarigerme Public Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarigerme journey site.

Drive from Oludeniz to Sarigerme in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sarigerme are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sarigerme

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mugla Province travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Bodies of Water
Muğla Province boasts a handful of large holiday resorts, complete with fantastic beaches and a broad array of water sports in the pristine blue sea. Crisp, white buildings and traditional Greek- and Turkish-style wooden houses dot the rolling hills. Quaint streets and historical monuments are preserved in their original state, including the World Heritage Site of Letoon. The province's history dates back to 3000 BCE, so take the opportunity to explore its many ancient ruins and monuments.