15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 7 nights
Fly
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Antalya
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Alanya
— 1 night
Fly

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7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi). Your inner history buff will appreciate Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, browse the exhibits of Rumeli Fortress, and take a stroll through Eminonu Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Istanbul trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Istanbul. June in Istanbul sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Topkapi Palace ©
Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, then explore the striking landscape at Pasabag, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and finally soar above the sights with Royal Balloon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then step into the grandiose world of Uchisar Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), and finally do a tasting at Kocabag Winery.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme online travel planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, Goreme is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Fairy Chimneys ©
Must see
Fairy Chimneys
4.8
Uchisar Castle ©
Must see
Uchisar Castle
4.5
©
Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.8

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Ancient Theater and Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum). Step out of the city life by going to Kursunlu Waterfalls and Lower Duden Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Apollo (in Side), Goynuk Canyon (in Goynuk) and Aspendos Ruins and Theater (in Serik). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, contemplate the long history of Hadrian's Gate, take a stroll through Kaleici, and enjoy the sand and surf at Konyaalti Beach.

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You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in June, expect Antalya to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alanya.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Antalya Muzesi ©
Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7
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 28th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Alanya Kalesi, enjoy the sand and surf at Kleopatra Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dimcay.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alanya road trip site.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Alanya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Alanya Kalesi ©
Must see
Alanya Kalesi
4.4

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