14 days in Istanbul, Fira & Antalya Itinerary

14 days in Istanbul, Fira & Antalya Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
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Fira, Greece
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Antalya, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Get outdoors at Halic and Balloon Rides. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Eyüp Sultan Mosque. Go for a jaunt from Istanbul to Bursa to see Ulu Cami about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia, get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Eminonu Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip builder tool.

Karachi, Pakistan to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Istanbul are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia ©
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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Take a break from the city and head to Red Beach and Vlychada Beach. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, stop by Atlantis Books E.E., and don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fira online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Fira takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fira, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Antalya, Turkey

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 Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) and Side Antik Kenti. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olympos Ruins and Ataturk Boulevard. Go for a jaunt from Antalya to Manavgat to see Seleukia (Lybre) about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, buy something for everyone on your list at 5M Migros Shopping Center, admire the landmark architecture of Yivli Minaret Mosque, and explore the wide array of goods at Balon Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Antalya route planner.

You can fly from Fira to Antalya in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fira to Antalya, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fira in January, plan for little chillier nights in Antalya, with lows around 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

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