7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Samandag
— 1 night
2
Olympos
— 1 night
3
Istanbul
— 4 nights

1
night
Samandag

Samandag
Samandağ is a town and district in Hatay Province of southern Turkey, at the mouth of the Orontes River on the Mediterranean coast, near Turkey's border with Syria, 25km from the city of Antakya. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cevlik Plaji and then steep yourself in history at Vespasianus Titus Tunnel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Samandag road trip planning website.

Antakya to Samandag is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August in Samandag, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to Olympos.

Things to do in Samandag

Outdoors Parks Beaches

1
night
Olympos

Olympos ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Olympos Ruins.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Olympos driving holiday planner.

Drive from Samandag to Olympos in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Olympos are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Olympos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Olympos Ruins ©
Olympos Ruins

4
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and stop by Ortakoy.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympos to Istanbul. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Olympos in August: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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