8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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8 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Cesme
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Gumbet
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Fethiye
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne


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1
day
Cesme

Cesme ©
The ancient coastal town of Cesme has managed to preserve its natural beauty, even after many years as one of the most popular beach resorts in Turkey's Aegean Region.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ilica Plaji.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cesme trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Cesme is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Cesme. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in Cesme to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Gumbet.

Things to do in Cesme

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi
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Ilica Plaji ©
Ilica Plaji
Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi ©
Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi

1
night
Gumbet

Gumbet ©
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gumbet trip planner.

You can drive from Cesme to Gumbet in 4 hours. Traveling from Cesme to Gumbet, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cesme in September: high temperatures in Gumbet hover around 37°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Gumbet

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bodrum City
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Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, then look for gifts at Homemade By Rachel, Marmaris, then go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marmaris Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gumbet to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gumbet in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Marmaris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Icmeler Beach
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Marmaris Marina ©
Marmaris Marina
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Marmaris Beach ©
Marmaris Beach

3
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Oludeniz, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Fethiye Harbour, steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye, and then explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fethiye trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Fethiye takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Fethiye, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Oludeniz
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Oludeniz ©
Oludeniz
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI

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