60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Bodrum City
— 6 nights
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Marmaris
— 6 nights
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Oludeniz
— 3 nights
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Kas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kemer
— 5 nights
Drive
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Manavgat
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale
— 5 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 6 nights
Fly
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 7 nights
Drive
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Edirne
— 5 nights
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Bodrum City

— 6 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 Milas (Incirliin Magarasi & Gokceler Kanyonu). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Aquapro Dive Center, learn about winemaking at Vinbodrum, kick back and relax at Yaliciftlik Sahili, and stroll through Gun Batimi Plaji.

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Exeter, UK to Bodrum City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Turkey Time is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Marmaris

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marmaris: Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan), Istuzu Beach (in Ortaca) and Turunc Sahil (in Turunc). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with Dogan Gunes S-1 Yuksel Kaptan, walk around Ataturk Park, explore the activities along Azmak Nehri, and trek along Carian Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Marmaris trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bodrum City in September, Marmaris is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Oludeniz

— 3 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oludeniz: Gocek (Spas & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Saklikent Milli Parki (in Fethiye). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI, hike along The Lycian Way, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, and look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz travel route planner.

You can drive from Marmaris to Oludeniz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kas

— 5 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Kas side-trips: Kekova Island (in Demre (Kale)), Patara (Patara Amphitheatre, Patara Plajı, &more) and Kekova (Sunken City Ruins of Simena, Island of Kekova, &more). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Narr Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kas holiday planning app.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Kas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Kas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Kemer.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemer

— 5 nights
Situated on the Turkish Riviera, Kemer represents a coastal Mediterranean resort set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
Venture out of the city with trips to Adrasan Sahili (in Adrasan), Antalya (Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, Kaleici, &more) and Karaoz Sahili (in Kumluca). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Blue World Diving Center, identify plant and animal life at Adventure Forest, stroll around Olbia Park, and steep yourself in history at Phaselis.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kemer trip maker tool.

You can drive from Kas to Kemer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Kemer sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Kemer

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manavgat

— 5 nights
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Manavgat side-trips: Alanya (Kleopatra Beach & Kedi Evi), Serik (Aspendos Ruins & Aspendos Ruins and Theater) and Sealanya Dolphinpark (in Turkler). There's much more to do: work off some steam at Q Spa & Wellness, take in the dramatic scenery at Manavgat Waterfall, admire the striking features of Temple of Apollo, and delve into the distant past at Devlet Agorasi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Manavgat road trip tool.

Getting from Kemer to Manavgat by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Manavgat sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pamukkale

— 5 nights

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamukkale: Aphrodisias (in Geyre), Kibyra Antik Kenti (in Golhisar) and Yazir Camii (in Denizli). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, get outside with Pamukkale Balloons, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Manavgat to Pamukkale in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Selcuk

— 6 nights
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Selcuk: Magnesia Antik Kenti (in Germencik) and KocarlI Cihanoglu Kulliyesi (in Aydin). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum, cool off at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, and contemplate the long history of Public Latrine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk trip maker app.

Getting from Pamukkale to Selcuk by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Goreme, Cappadocia

— 6 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Guzelyurt (Selime Monastery & Ihlara Valley), Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri) and Karamanoglu Ulu Camii (in Aksaray). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the historical opulence of Uchisar Castle, explore the striking landscape at Love Valley, and get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Goreme road trip planning tool.

Fly from Selcuk to Goreme in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Selcuk in October; daily highs in Goreme reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Istanbul

— 7 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, take a stroll through Ortakoy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul vacation maker tool.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Goreme, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edirne.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Edirne

— 5 nights
Edirne is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Go for a jaunt from Edirne to Uzunkopru to see Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu) about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Selimiye Mosque, wander the streets of Karaagac, steep yourself in history at Beyazit II Mosque Complex, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eski Cami.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edirne trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Istanbul to Edirne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edirne

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.