15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Train to London Stansted, Fly to Antalya
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Antalya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alanya
— 1 night
Drive
3
Oludeniz
— 1 night
Fly
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Istanbul
— 6 nights
Fly to London Stansted, Train to Norwich

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nights
Antalya

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Theater and Antalya Muzesi. Explore hidden gems such as Aspendos Ruins and Theater and Temple of Apollo. Change things up with a short trip to Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) in Side (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, and take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Antalya road trip site.

Norwich, UK to Antalya is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Norwich in June: highs in Antalya hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alanya.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Hadrian's Gate
Must see
Hadrian's Gate
4.3
Ancient Theater ©
Must see
Ancient Theater
4.6

1
night
Alanya

A modest coastal town for most of its long history, Alanya became a cosmopolitan tourist destination in the 1990s, drawing big crowds with its nightlife and long stretch of sandy beaches.
On the 1st (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Alanya Kalesi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kleopatra Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alanya visit planning website.

You can drive from Antalya to Alanya in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your trip
Alanya Kalesi ©
Must see
Alanya Kalesi
4.4

1
night
Oludeniz

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Babadag, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oludeniz trip builder.

You can drive from Alanya to Oludeniz in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. July in Oludeniz sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Spas · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Babadag ©
Must see
Babadag
4.8
©
Must see
Spas
4.5

3
nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Goreme National Park and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Balloon and Pasabag. Go for a jaunt from Goreme to Derinkuyu to see Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Goreme online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oludeniz to Goreme in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Oludeniz in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Goreme. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Royal Balloon ©
Must see
Royal Balloon
4.9
Uchisar Castle ©
Must see
Uchisar Castle
4.5

6
nights
Istanbul

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.
Hagia Sophia and Suleymaniye Cami are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, browse the exhibits of Rumeli Fortress, get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum, and contemplate the long history of Galata Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip planning app.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in July, expect nights in Istanbul to be a bit warmer, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Basilica Cistern ©
Must see
Basilica Cistern
4.4

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