7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Dalaman International Airport, Drive to Fethiye
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Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 2 nights
Bus to Gocek, Fly to Istanbul
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Istanbul
— 2 nights
Fly

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Fethiye

— 2 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Town and Spas. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fethiye trip maker website.

Linton, UK to Fethiye is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Linton to Fethiye, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Fethiye is a bit warmer than Linton - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Kas.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Spas

Side Trip

Kas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Patara Antik Kenti, enjoy the sand and surf at Patara Plajı, and then don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Kekova Island and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kas trip planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Kas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Istanbul

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eyüp Sultan Mosque.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kas to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kas in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Turkey travel guide

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Ruins · Architectural Buildings · 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.