23 days in Turkey Itinerary

23 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
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Selcuk
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 1 night
Drive
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Fethiye
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Kas
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Antalya
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Manavgat
— 1 night
Drive
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 4 nights
Fly
8
Istanbul
— 4 nights
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Selcuk

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ephesus Museum and Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). Discover out-of-the-way places like Public Latrine and Isa Bey Mosque. Change things up with a short trip to Magnesia Antik Kenti in Germencik (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, make a trip to Byzantine acquaducts, look for gifts at Celsus Ceramic, and see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Selcuk day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Selcuk is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Turkey Time is 8 hours. In June, Selcuk is somewhat warmer than Montreal - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Ephesus Museum ©
Must see
Ephesus Museum
4.6
Public Latrine ©
Must see
Public Latrine
4.5
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Icmeler Beach, and then look for gifts at Trust Gold & Diamonds.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marmaris driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Marmaris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Marmaris sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Icmeler Beach ©
Must see
Icmeler Beach
4.2
©
Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.2

3
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Ancient Rock Tombes. Explore hidden gems such as Babadag and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Gemile Koyu, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fethiye trip builder app.

You can drive from Marmaris to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip
Babadag ©
Must see
Babadag
4.8
Old Town ©
Must see
Old Town
4.4
©
Must see
Spas
4.5

2
nights
Kas

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 14th (Mon), kick back and relax at Kekova Sound and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Xanthos Antik Kenti, kick back and relax at Patara Plajı, and then explore the ancient world of Patara Antik Kenti.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kas trip planner.

Getting from Fethiye to Kas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kas are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Kekova Sound ©
Must see
Kekova Sound
4.6
Patara Plajı ©
Must see
Patara Plajı
4.2

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Antalya Muzesi and Perge Ancient City. Visiting Goynuk Canyon and Kursunlu Waterfalls will get you outdoors. Step out of Antalya to go to Serik and see Aspendos Ruins and Theater, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Konyaalti Beach, delve into the distant past at Hadrian's Gate, stop by Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Antalya attractions planning site.

You can drive from Kas to Antalya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Antalya can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
Hadrian's Gate
Must see
Hadrian's Gate
4.3
Antalya Muzesi ©
Must see
Antalya Muzesi
4.7

1
night
Manavgat

Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Side Museum, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater, and then admire the local landmark of Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum).

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manavgat trip maker.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Manavgat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Manavgat are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Goreme.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Side Museum ©
Must see
Side Museum
4.5
Ancient Theater ©
Must see
Ancient Theater
4.6

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Goreme National Park and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. Explore hidden gems such as Royal Balloon and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Goreme: Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Uzumlu Kilise). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys, stroll through Zemi Valley, see Off-Road Tours, and step into the grandiose world of Uchisar Castle.

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Drive from Manavgat to Goreme in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manavgat in June: high temperatures in Goreme hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. Get some historical perspective at Hagia Sophia and Rumeli Fortress. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

Plan trip to Istanbul with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in June, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Topkapi Palace ©
Must see
Topkapi Palace
4.4
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7

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