8 days in Turkish Aegean Coast & Antalya Province Itinerary

8 days in Turkish Aegean Coast & Antalya Province Itinerary

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Fethiye
— 2 nights
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Kas
— 2 nights
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Icmeler
— 1 night
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Oludeniz PlajI and The Lycian Way. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Town and Tlos. There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Gizlikent Selalesi, and take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fethiye day trip site.

Istanbul to Fethiye is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Fethiye, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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.
On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Island of Kekova, step off the mainland to explore Kekova Island, then don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb, and finally kick back and relax at Kaputas Beach. On your second day here, look for gifts at Class Leather, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the ancient world of Patara Antik Kenti.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kas road trip planning app.

Getting from Fethiye to Kas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Icmeler.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Icmeler

— 1 night
İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siteler Sirinyer Cami, soak in style at Turkish baths, then stop by Trust Gold & Diamond Jewellery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Icmeler Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Icmeler road trip planning app.

You can drive from Kas to Icmeler in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kas to Icmeler due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kas in June since evenings lows in Icmeler dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Icmeler

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dalyan

— 2 nights
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Sulungur Golu and then stroll through Iztuzu Beach 2.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dalyan trip planning tool.

You can drive from Icmeler to Dalyan in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Icmeler in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dalyan, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalyan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Turkish Aegean Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Abounding with the smell of local olive farms and citrus plantations, Turkish Aegean Coast offers stunning beaches dotted with picturesque harbors. Colorful parachutes float gently above the clear, turquoise water. The warm climate year-round makes the area a vacation destination in any season. Neighboring modern cities feature palm-lined streets, neoclassical architecture, and ruins from ancient times. You'll find yourself surrounded with fertile valleys in this region, as small lush hills rise out of the sea. Learn about the ancient art and philosophy that the coast inspired in this land of wine, honey, and olive oil.

Antalya Province travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Waterfalls
Once a land of ancient cities, Antalya Province lies along the Mediterranean coast and is now home to Turkey's largest international sea resort. Tour the narrow, cobbled streets and historical houses in the province's eponymous city, or pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Xanthos. Ancient cities and ruins scattered throughout the province give it its historical character. The 657 km (408 mi) long shoreline offers plenty of space to relax along its immaculate beaches and ports. Fill your holiday itinerary with a yacht tour, game of golf, rock climbing, and bird-watching.