7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
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Gocek
— Few hours
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 1 night
Drive
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Icmeler
— 1 night
Drive
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Bodrum City
— 1 night
Drive
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Kusadasi
— 1 night
Drive
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Selcuk
— 1 night
Drive
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Eskisehir
— 1 night
Drive

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Gocek

Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gocek trip itinerary maker app.

Istanbul to Gocek is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Gocek, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Gocek

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 2nd (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll through Oludeniz PlajI, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by car from Gocek to Oludeniz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Oludeniz sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas

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Icmeler

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. On the 3rd (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Marmaris Beach, and then stroll through Icmeler Beach.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Icmeler trip tool.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Icmeler in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Oludeniz, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Icmeler, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Icmeler

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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Bodrum City

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, then steep yourself in history at Castle of St. Peter, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodrum City day trip planner.

Drive from Icmeler to Bodrum City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Icmeler to Bodrum City is 1 hour. Traveling from Icmeler in July, you will find days in Bodrum City are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Kusadasi

Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uzun Plaj, enjoy the sand and surf at Ladies Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Micro Miniature Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hacivat Shop.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kusadasi route planning site.

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Kusadasi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bodrum City in July: highs in Kusadasi hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Selcuk

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and finally look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Selcuk trip maker website.

Selcuk is just a stone's throw from Kusadasi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kusadasi to Selcuk due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Eskisehir.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Eskisehir

Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cagdas Cam Sanatlari Muzesi, examine the collection at Yilmaz Buyukersen Balmumu Heykeller Muzesi, then examine the collection at Arkeoloji Müzesi, and finally stroll around Kent Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Eskisehir day trip website.

Drive from Selcuk to Eskisehir in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Selcuk in July, expect Eskisehir to be little chillier, temps between 35°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Eskisehir

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Turkey travel guide

4.5
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.

Aydin Province travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Ruins · Water Parks
Surrounded by tall mountains and covered in fertile lands, Aydın Province enjoys what some call a perfect climate. This Mediterranean region has it all--from hot springs and rivers to its popular coastal tourist resorts. Thanks to the abundant production of figs, olives, and citrus trees, the local cuisine thrives; locals recommend the special Turkish pastries. A distinctive feature of regional culture is Zeybek folk art, which includes bird-like war dances to traditional instruments. Invigorate yourself with the Mediterranean pleasures this vacation spot has to offer.

Izmir Province travel guide

4.2
Ruins · Beaches · Landmarks
İzmir Province represents a land where undulating mountains fading into the indigo sky serve as a backdrop to lush green vineyards. Its abudance of ancient ruins and location on the Aegean coast make this Mediterranean province a prime holiday destination. The province boasts a fascinating history, having been ceded to the Greeks following World War I, only to be later reclaimed in the Turkish War of Independence. The coastal towns, ancient cities, warm climate, and superb local fish and herb cuisine are among the delights of this vacation spot.