8 days in Sakarya Province Itinerary

8 days in Sakarya Province Itinerary

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Sapanca
— 4 nights
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Karasu
— 3 nights
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Sapanca

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Sakarya (Agora Adapazari AVM, Poyrazlar Golu, &more). Spend the 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Sakarya Il Ormani Tabiat Parki.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapanca trip planner.

Istanbul to Sapanca is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sapanca when traveling from Istanbul in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Karasu.

Things to do in Sapanca

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Karasu

— 3 nights
Karasu is known for outdoors, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with ACarlar Longoz Golu, kick back and relax at Karasu Coast, and contemplate the waterfront views at Maden Deresi.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Karasu road trip site.

You can drive from Sapanca to Karasu in 1.5 hours. In August in Karasu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Karasu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Sakarya Province travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Outdoor Activities · Parks
Sakarya is a province in Turkey, located on the coast of Black Sea. The Sakarya River creates a webbing of estuaries in the province.Sakarya is located in the Marmara Region. Its adjacent provinces are Kocaeli to the west, Bilecik to the south, Bolu to the southeast, and Düzce to the east. The capital of Sakarya is Adapazarı. The climate is oceanic due to its close proximity to the Black Sea.Sakarya is situated on the Ankara-Istanbul Highway. It is connected through both road and rail. Sakarya is serviced by Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. The current mayor of Sakarya is Zeki Tocoglu (AKP).Surface area: 482,109.70 hectaresPopulation: 917,373 (TUİK – 2013)City traffic plate number: 54 The city of Sakarya, one of the most important cities in Turkey for its rapid growth and development, is also attention worthy for its natural beauties and cultural richness.It is one of the paradise-like spots of the country with its sea, beaches, lakes, rivers, highlands, thermal springs along with traditional Ottoman lifestyle districts such as Taraklı and Geyve, and historical relics inherited from the Byzantine and Ottoman eras that are worth witnessing.

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