7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Drive
1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly to Amasya Merzifon Airport, Drive to Amasya
2
Amasya
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sinop
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Izmir
— 1 night
Fly

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2
nights
Istanbul

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally stop by Jennifer's Hamam. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul route tool.

Samsun to Istanbul is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In August, daytime highs in Istanbul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amasya.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

1
night
Amasya

On the 25th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Ferhat Water Channel, examine the collection at Sehzadeler Museum, delve into the distant past at King Rock Tombs, then see the interesting displays at Hazeranlar Mansion, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Minyatur Amasya Muzesi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amasya trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Istanbul to Amasya with the Route module. Traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amasya, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sinop.

Things to do in Amasya

Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
Sinop

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. On the 26th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Pasa Tabyalari, then take in panoramic vistas at Sinop Castle, then stroll around Erfelek Tatlıca Şelaleleri, and finally stroll around Akliman Limani Parki. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Hamsilos Koyu and then get great views at Bayraktepe.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sinop day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Amasya to Sinop takes 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Amasya in August: highs in Sinop hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Izmir.

Things to do in Sinop

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

1
night
Izmir

Pearl of the Aegean

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll around Izmir Wild Life Park, then visit Alsancak, and then take in the waterfront at Kordonboyu.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Izmir trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Sinop to Izmir with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sinop in August, with highs in Izmir at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Parks

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.