5 days in Turkey Itinerary

5 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Tarsus
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Mezitli
— 1 night
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Silifke
— 1 night
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Bozyazi
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Tarsus

Tarsus ©
Tarsus is a historic city in south-central Turkey, 20 km inland from the Mediterranean. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kirkkasik Bedesteni, admire the sheer force of Tarsus Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to Makam-i Danyal Camii (Tomb of Daniel). On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Old Tarsus Houses, then Head underground at Taskuyu Cave, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eshab-i Kehf Cave Mosque.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tarsus online road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Tarsus. In August, daytime highs in Tarsus are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mezitli.

Things to do in Tarsus

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Tarsus Waterfall ©
Tarsus Waterfall
Eshab-i Kehf Cave Mosque ©
Eshab-i Kehf Cave Mosque
Taskuyu Cave ©
Taskuyu Cave

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Mezitli

Mezitli
On the 12th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Soli - Pompeipolis Antik Kenti.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mezitli trip tool.

Drive from Tarsus to Mezitli in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Silifke.

Things to do in Mezitli

Historic Sites

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Silifke

Silifke ©
Silifke is a town and district in south-central Mersin Province, Turkey, 80km west of the city of Mersin, on the west end of Çukurova.Silifke is near the Mediterranean coast, on the banks of the Göksu River, which flows from the nearby Taurus Mountains, surrounded by attractive countryside along the river banks.EtymologySilifke was formerly called Seleucia on the Calycadnus — variously cited over the centuries as Seleucia Cilicia, Seleucia Isauria, Seleucia Trachea, and Seleucia Tracheotis —. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Adamkayalar, Head underground at Caves of Heaven and Hell, then take a leisurely stroll along Narlikuyu, and finally contemplate the long history of Kiz Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Silifke day trip planning app.

You can drive from Mezitli to Silifke in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bozyazi.

Things to do in Silifke

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Kizkalesi, Kiz Castle
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Caves of Heaven and Hell ©
Caves of Heaven and Hell

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Bozyazi

Bozyazi ©
Bozyazı is a town and district of Mersin Province on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, 220km west of the city of Mersin.GeographyBozyazı is a remote coastal district with the Taurus Mountains as a backdrop; The roads over the mountains or along the coast from either direction are very difficult to drive making Bozyazı too far from large cities or the established centres of tourism to attract many visitors, so the district is quiet and unspoilt. On the 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Softa Kalesi and then step into the grandiose world of Mamure Kalesi.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bozyazi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Silifke to Bozyazi takes 2.5 hours.

Things to do in Bozyazi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mamure Kalesi
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Mamure Kalesi ©
Mamure Kalesi
Softa Kalesi ©
Softa Kalesi