7 days in Samsun & Sinop Itinerary

7 days in Samsun & Sinop Itinerary

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Samsun
— 4 nights
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Sinop
— 2 nights
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Samsun

— 4 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Samsun: Amasya (Amasya Kalesi, King Rock Tombs, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bandirma Vapuru Muzesi, appreciate the history behind Onur Anıtı, and browse the different shops at Piazza.

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Istanbul to Samsun is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. May in Samsun sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Sinop.

Things to do in Samsun

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Sinop

— 2 nights
Sinop is a city with a population of 36,734 on the isthmus of İnce Burun (İnceburun, Cape Ince), near Cape Sinope (Sinop Burnu, Boztepe Cape, Boztepe Burnu) which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia, in modern-day northern Turkey. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sinop Cezaevi, then enjoy the sea views from Inceburun Lighthouse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hamsilos Koyu, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bayraktepe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Sinop Castle, walk around Erfelek Tatlıca Şelaleleri, and then get engrossed in the history at Sinop Archaeology Museum.

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You can drive from Samsun to Sinop in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Samsun in May, Sinop is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sinop

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums