8 days in Malatya Province Itinerary

8 days in Malatya Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Malatya Province trip planner

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Fly to Gaziantep International Airport, Drive to Malatya
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Malatya
— 5 nights
Drive
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Darende
— 2 nights
Drive to Malatya Erhaç Airport, Fly to Ankara

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Malatya

— 5 nights
Malatya is a large city in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey and the capital of Malatya Province. Malatya is known for nature, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Levent Valley, admire the striking features of Battalgazi Grand Mosque, see the interesting displays at Malatya Baskonaklar Ethnography Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sire Bazaar (Dried Apricot Bazaar).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Malatya road trip planning website.

Ankara to Malatya is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Ankara in June: highs in Malatya hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Darende.

Things to do in Malatya

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Darende

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Somuncu Baba Turbesi ve Kulliyesi, then browse the different shops at Hamidiye Mall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gunpinar Selalesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hasan Gazi Turbesi and then take in breathtaking views at Tohma Canyon.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Darende trip planning website.

You can drive from Malatya to Darende in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darende

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Malatya Province travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Waterfalls
Malatya Province is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya (in Hittite: Milid or Maldi, meaning "city of honey"). Malatya is famous for its apricots. The area of Malatya province is 12,313 km². Malatya Province had a population of 853,658 according to the results of 2000 census, whereas in 2010 it had a population of 740,643. The provincial center, the city of Malatya, has a population of 426,381 (2010).GeographyMalatya is traversed by the northeasterly line of equal latitude and longitude.DistrictsMalatya province is divided into 14 districts (capital district in bold): AkçadağArapgirArguvanBattalgaziDarendeDoğanşehirDoğanyolHekimhanKaleKuluncakMalatyaPütürgeYazıhanYeşilyurt

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