5 days in Turkey Itinerary

5 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sinop
— 1 day
2
Istanbul
— 1 night
3
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
4
Antalya
— 1 night

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Sinop

Sinop
Sinop is a city with a population of 36,734 on the isthmus of İnce Burun (İnceburun, Cape Ince), near Cape Sinope (Sinop Burnu, Boztepe Cape, Boztepe Burnu) which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia, in modern-day northern Turkey. On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Akliman Limani Parki, thenadmire the sheer force of Catak Takim Selaleleri, thentour the pleasant surroundings at DSI Resort Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bayraktepe.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sinop trip maker app.

Samsun to Sinop is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Samsun in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sinop, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Sinop

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, stop by Mısır Çarşısı, thenwalk around Gulhane Park, thenappreciate the history behind Sultanahmet Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sinop to Istanbul. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sinop in September since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping Parks Museums
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Mısır Çarşısı ©
Mısır Çarşısı
Gulhane Park ©
Gulhane Park
Sultanahmet Square ©
Sultanahmet Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): Head underground at Uchisar Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pasabag, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Goreme itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Goreme hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar Castle
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Off-Road Tours
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, thentake a stroll through Kaleici, thengo for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, and finally steep yourself in history at Hadrian's Gate.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Antalya trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Antalya. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Old City Marina ©
Old City Marina

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