5 days in Turkey Itinerary

5 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
2
Marmaris
— 1 night
3
Mugla
— 1 night

2
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thentake an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Hagia Sophia.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul tour itinerary planning app.

Samsun to Istanbul is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In August, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Marmaris.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

1
night
Marmaris

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 21st (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Siteler Sirinyer Cami, thenlook for gifts at Pasha Fine Jewelery, and finally stroll around Ataturk Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Marmaris sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Istanbul to Marmaris by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mugla.

Things to do in Marmaris

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Marmaris Marina ©
Marmaris Marina
Ataturk Park ©
Ataturk Park
Pasha Fine Jewelery ©
Pasha Fine Jewelery

1
night
Mugla

Mugla ©
Muğla is a city in south-western Turkey. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Serefliler Evi, delve into the distant past at Stratonikeia Antik Kenti, and then browse the exhibits of Dibekli Han Kultur ve Sanat.

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Traveling by car from Marmaris to Mugla takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mugla

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Stratonikeia Antik Kenti ©
Stratonikeia Antik Kenti
Dibekli Han Kultur ve Sanat ©
Dibekli Han Kultur ve Sanat

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