6 days in Avanos & Nevsehir Itinerary

6 days in Avanos & Nevsehir Itinerary

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6 days in Avanos & Nevsehir Itinerary

Start: Avanos
1
Avanos
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Nevsehir
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Avanos

2
nights
Avanos

Avanos ©
Situated along the Kızılırmak (Red River), the ancient town of Avanos is famous for its many historical pottery factories.
Peri Bacalari has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Avanos with an excursion to Gevher Nesibe Müzesi in Kayseri--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi, don't miss a visit to Avanos Oren Yeri, and delve into the distant past at Özkonak Underground City.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Avanos attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Kayseri Erkilet Airport. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in February, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Avanos

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nevsehir, Gevher Nesibe Müzesi, Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi
Highlights from your plan
Peri Bacalari ©
Peri Bacalari
Balloon Rides
Avanos Oren Yeri ©
Avanos Oren Yeri

3
nights
Nevsehir

Nevsehir ©
Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Özkonak Underground City. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kaymakli, then Head underground at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, and then delve into the distant past at Özkonak Underground City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Cavusin Seramik, get engrossed in the history at Zelve Open Air Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nevsehir trip planner .

Nevsehir is very close to Avanos. March in Nevsehir sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nevsehir

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Derinkuyu, Uchisar
Highlights from your plan
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Balloon Rides
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle