14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Selcuk
— 1 night
2
Kas
— 1 night
3
Pamukkale
— 1 night
4
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
5
Istanbul
— 7 nights

1
night
Selcuk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then enjoy the sand and surf at Pamucak Beach, and finally stop by La Tulip Art Gallery.

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London, UK to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Selcuk. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Selcuk are warmer (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
La Tulip Art Gallery ©
La Tulip Art Gallery

1
night
Kas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach, look for gifts at Sandal@, take in the exciting artwork at Tugra Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Narr Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kas day trip site.

Drive from Selcuk to Kas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Kaputas Beach
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Kaputas Beach ©
Kaputas Beach
Tugra Art Gallery ©
Tugra Art Gallery
Sandal@ ©
Sandal@

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night
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pamukkale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kas to Pamukkale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

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.
Get outdoors at Goreme National Park and Off-Road Tours. Get some cultural insight at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Goreme Open-Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stop by Alaturca Taner, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gore Harabeleri, and do a tasting at Turasan Sarapcilik.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip maker.

Fly from Pamukkale to Goreme in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Goreme sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Uchisar, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Gore Harabeleri, Turasan Sarapcilik
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Off-Road Tours
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

7
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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 some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Street. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, take in the exciting artwork at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, indulge in some personalized pampering at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, and visit Taksim Square.

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Fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goreme in July: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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