30 days in Turkey Itinerary

30 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Alanya
— 3 nights
2
Antalya
— 7 nights
3
Fethiye
— 6 nights
4
Istanbul
— 6 nights
5
Ankara
— 4 nights
6
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights

3
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Alanya

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alanya Kalesi and Alanya LimanI. Visiting Dim Cave and Manavgat Waterfall will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Kizilkule, steep yourself in history at Hamaxia, examine the collection at Alanya Ataturk House Museum, and kick back and relax at Kleopatra Beach.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alanya tour itinerary builder app.

Adana to Alanya is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Alanya

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Manavgat Waterfall
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Alanya Kalesi ©
Alanya Kalesi
Kizilkule ©
Kizilkule
Dim Cave ©
Dim Cave

7
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Antalya

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Goynuk Canyon and Moon Light Parki. Get a sense of the local culture at Phaselis and Perge Ancient City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Serik (Aspendos Ruins and Theater, Sillyon Antik kenti, &more) and Side (Temple of Apollo, Side Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Termessos Ruins, take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls, and stop by Kaleici.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Antalya tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Alanya to Antalya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Antalya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Fethiye.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Manavgat, Serik, Kemer
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Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Ancient Theater ©
Ancient Theater
Phaselis ©
Phaselis

6
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Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Escape the urban bustle at Icmeler Beach and Babadag. We've included these beaches for you: Patara Plajı and Iztuzu Beach 2. Change things up with these side-trips from Fethiye: Dalyan (Liza Cavus Thermal, Lycian Rock Tombs, &more) and Marmaris (Marmaris Museum & Dalyan Nehri). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the stunning scenery at Saklikent Milli Parki, wander the streets of Old Town, and step into the grandiose world of Fethiye Kalesi.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Fethiye tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Antalya to Fethiye in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dalyan, Oludeniz, Marmaris, Icmeler Beach, Patara Plajı
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Marmaris Museum ©
Marmaris Museum
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Babadag ©
Babadag

6
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ulu Cami and Rustem Pasha Mosque. Get some cultural insight at Istanbul Archaeological Museum and Yeni Camii. Get out of town with these interesting Istanbul side-trips: Bursa (Bursa Archaeological Museum, Yesil Camii, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, get engrossed in the history at Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi), contemplate the waterfront views at Halic, and admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Fethiye to Istanbul by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fethiye in June, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ankara.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Bursa
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Rustem Pasha Mosque ©
Rustem Pasha Mosque
Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum

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Ankara

Ankara ©
Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Popular historic sites such as Hamamonu Restored Area and Kocatepe Mosque (Kocatepe Camii) are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi and Ankara Castle. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi, admire the masterpieces at Ethnography Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haci Bayram Mosque (Haci Bayram Camii), and view the masterpieces at Kadizade El Sanatlari Galerisi.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ankara day trip planner.

You can fly from Istanbul to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Istanbul in June, you will find days in Ankara are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Goreme.

Things to do in Ankara

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi ©
Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi ©
Rahmi M. Koc Muzesi
Hamamonu Restored Area ©
Hamamonu Restored Area

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Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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 a sense of the local culture at Goreme National Park and Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri. Get outdoors at Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), stop by Cavusin Seramik, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uchisar Castle, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Goreme online travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Ankara to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ankara in June, expect nights in Goreme to be little chillier, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar, Cavusin Seramik, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
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Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

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