5 days in Mardin & Hatay Province Itinerary

5 days in Mardin & Hatay Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mardin
— 1 night
2
Antakya
— 3 nights

1
night
Mardin

Mardin ©
Mardin is a city and multiple bishopric in southeastern Turkey. On the 1st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ulu Cami, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Deyrulzafaran Monastery, thendelve into the distant past at Dara Mesopotamia Ruins, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Hirmiz Chaldean Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at KasImiye Medresesi, thensee the interesting displays at Mardin Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mardin Protestan Kilisesi.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mardin trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mardin. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Antakya.

Things to do in Mardin

Historic Sites Museums
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Deyrulzafaran Monastery ©
Deyrulzafaran Monastery
Dara Mesopotamia Ruins ©
Dara Mesopotamia Ruins
Mardin Museum ©
Mardin Museum

3
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. Change things up with a short trip to Vespasianus Titus Tunnel in Samandag (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of St Pierre Kilisesi, see the interesting displays at Antakya Archaeological Museum, contemplate the long history of Vakifli Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Habibi Neccar Mosque.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Antakya trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Mardin to Antakya in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Mardin, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Antakya, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antakya

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vespasianus Titus Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Antakya Archaeological Museum ©
Antakya Archaeological Museum
Habibi Neccar Mosque ©
Habibi Neccar Mosque
Ulu Mosque ©
Ulu Mosque

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