60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rezekne, Latvia
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Begoml, Belarus
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Minsk, Belarus
— 6 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
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Gomel, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Pripyat, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Kiev, Ukraine
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Uman, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Chisinau, Moldova
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Piatra Neamt, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Varna, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Eskisehir, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Antalya, Turkey
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Denizli, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Izmir, Turkey
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
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Canakkale, Turkey
— 4 nights
End: Canakkale, Turkey

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Begoml, Belarus

Begoml
Begoml or Biahoml is a town in the Dokshitsy district of Vitsebsk Province, Belarus, located on Highway М3 from Minsk to the north, from Vitebsk to the south and from Dokshitsy to the east. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Airplane Monument Partisan Airfield Il-14T, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Lithuanian Pilot, then look for all kinds of wild species at Berezina Biosphere Reserve, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Memorial Complex Shunevka.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Begoml trip itinerary builder app .

Rezekne, Latvia to Begoml is an approximately 4-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rezekne in July since evenings lows in Begoml dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Begoml

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Memorial Complex Shunevka, Berezina Biosphere Reserve
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Berezina Biosphere Reserve
Berezina Biosphere Reserve

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Shop till you drop at Money Museum Groshi and Minskiy Komarovskiy Market. Visit Nesvizh Castle and Holy Trinity Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Minsk: Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment (in Baranovichi), Mir Castle (in Mir) and Kreva Castle (in Kreva). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, get to know the fascinating history of Loshitskiy Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and browse the different shops at Zamok Mall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk travel planner .

You can drive from Begoml to Minsk in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gomel.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mir, Baranovichi Museum of Railway Equipment, Nesvizh Castle, Kreva Castle
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Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

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Gomel, Belarus

Gomel ©
Gomel is the administrative centre of Homiel Voblast and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov, then make a trip to Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble, then see the interesting displays at Vetka Museum of Old Believer Faith and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarova, and finally steep yourself in history at Memorial Sign of Concentration Camp Prisoners. On the next day, stop by Spartak, then see the interesting displays at Criminalistics Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Photography, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Yeti i Deti.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gomel online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Minsk to Gomel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Gomel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pripyat.

Things to do in Gomel

Fun & Games Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian Traditions F.G. Shklyarov
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Criminalistics Museum ©
Criminalistics Museum
Spartak ©
Spartak
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble ©
Gomel Palace & Park Ensemble

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Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat ©
Pripyat is a ghost town in northern Ukraine, near the border with Belarus.Named after the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on 4 February 1970, as the ninth nuclear city (a type of closed city) in the Soviet Union, to serve the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go and then find something for the whole family at Pripyat Amusement Park. On your second day here, expand your understanding of the military at Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Elijah Church, and then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pripyat trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Gomel to Pripyat takes 3 hours. Traveling from Gomel to Pripyat, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Pripyat

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Chernobyl
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker
Pripyat Amusement Park ©
Pripyat Amusement Park

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Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Get some historical perspective at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and St. Nicolas Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saint Sophia Cathedral and Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Kiev: Mezhyhirya Residence Museum (in Novi Petrivtsi), Zhytomyr (Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum & Memorial House Museum of S.P. Korolyova) and Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village (in Buzova). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, examine the collection at State Aviation Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vydubychi Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cyril's Monastery.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kiev online itinerary builder .

Drive from Pripyat to Kiev in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kiev can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Uman.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Zhytomyr, Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery ©

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Uman, Ukraine

Uman ©
Uman is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine, to the east of Vinnytsia. On the 15th (Wed), examine the collection at Reserve Tripoli Culture, see the interesting displays at Uman Lore Museum, and then browse the different shops at Children's shopping center Plastilin. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Uman Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicolas Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev, and finally stroll around Sofiyivka Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Uman trip planner.

Drive from Kiev to Uman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Uman

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Children's shopping center Plastilin, Reserve Tripoli Culture
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St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev ©
Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev
Sofiyivka Park ©
Sofiyivka Park

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Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cricova Winery and Curchi Monastery. Get a sense of the local culture at Saharna Monastery and Church of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chisinau: Capriana Monastery (in Capriana) and Sankt Ioan Botezator (in Comrat). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Goa Territory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dormition of the Theotokos, view the masterpieces at Andrei Mudrea - Modern Art, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Moldovan Art.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chisinau trip planner .

You can drive from Uman to Chisinau in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Piatra Neamt.

Things to do in Chisinau

Historic Sites Beaches Nightlife

Side Trips

Saharna Monastery, Cricova Winery, Sankt Ioan Botezator, Curchi Monastery, Goa Territory
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Saharna Monastery ©
Saharna Monastery
Cricova Winery ©
Cricova Winery
Curchi Monastery ©
Curchi Monastery

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Piatra Neamt, Romania

Piatra Neamt ©
Piatra Neamț, Kreuzburg an der, Karácsonkő) is the capital city of Neamț County, in the historical region of Moldavia, eastern Romania. On the 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sihla Monastery, see the interesting displays at The Popa Museum, then make a trip to Stephen The Great's Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Church "Sfantul Ioan Domnesc". On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Cetatea Neamt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Secu Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sihastria Monastery.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Piatra Neamt visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Chisinau to Piatra Neamt takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Piatra Neamt

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sihastria Monastery, The Popa Museum, Secu Monastery, Sihla Monastery, Cetatea Neamt
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Secu Monastery ©
Secu Monastery
The Popa Museum ©
The Popa Museum
Sihastria Monastery ©
Sihastria Monastery

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Citadel of Alba Iulia and Coltesti Castle Ruins will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Teleki Castle and Avenue of Heroes in Cluj-Napoca. Explore Cluj-Napoca's surroundings by going to Alba Iulia (Sala Unirii & Roman Castrum Ruins). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Moara de Vant and stroll the grounds of Hazsongard Cemetery.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Piatra Neamt to Cluj-Napoca takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Piatra Neamt in July, plan for little chillier days in Cluj-Napoca, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Teleki Castle, Moara de Vant, Coltesti Castle Ruins
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Teleki Castle ©
Teleki Castle
Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins

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Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 27th (Mon), browse the different shops at Coresi Shopping Mall, make a trip to Draper Bastion, and then wander the streets of Brasov Historical Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Church of Harman.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip planner .

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Brasov in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Fortified Church of Harman, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
Fortified Church of Harman ©
Fortified Church of Harman

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Head to AFI Cotroceni and Carturesti Caruselfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Stavropoleos Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace are in your itinerary. Explore Bucharest's surroundings by going to Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower) (in Targoviste), Tiriac Collection (in Otopeni) and The Clock Museum (in Ploiesti). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, and admire the landmark architecture of Biserica Kretzulescu.

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Traveling by train from Brasov to Bucharest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bucharest are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Varna.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tiriac Collection, Mogosoaia Palace, The Clock Museum, Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower)
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

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Varna, Bulgaria

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pliska National Historical Archaeological Reserve and Church of St. Blaise. Discover out-of-the-way places like Camel Park Sunny Beach and National Maritime Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Varna side-trips: Church of St. Afanasiy the Great (in Sveti Vlas), Irakli Beach (in Obzor) and Church of St. John the Baptist (in Nessebar). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at History of Varna Museum, look for gifts at Averi Beers, do a tasting at Prisoe Winery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church St. Nicholas the Thaumaturge.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Varna route app .

Getting from Bucharest to Varna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Varna are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Varna

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sveti Vlas, Irakli Beach, Camel Park Sunny Beach, Pliska National Historical Archaeological Reserve, Church of St. John the Baptist
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Church St. Nicholas the Thaumaturge ©
Irakli Beach ©
Irakli Beach

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Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Kariye Museum (The Chora Church). Get a sense of the local culture at Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Koza Hani. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Istanbul: Asaf Family Beach (in Adalar), Ulu Cami (in Bursa) and Aya Yorgi Church (in Buyukada). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and steep yourself in history at Little Hagia Sophia.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Varna to Istanbul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Varna to Istanbul is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Varna in August since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Eskisehir.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bursa, Aya Yorgi Church, Asaf Family Beach, Delmece Yaylasi
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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Eskisehir, Turkey

Eskisehir ©
Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. On the 13th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kent Park, then see the interesting displays at Ahsap Eserler Muzesi, then see the interesting displays at Tayfun Talipoglu Daktilo Muzesi, and finally explore the galleries of Luletasi Mehmet Bassav Kultur Sanat Evi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dursun Fakih and then explore the ancient world of Daglik Frigya Yazilikaya Vadisi.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Eskisehir day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Istanbul to Eskisehir takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul in August, Eskisehir is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Eskisehir

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Dursun Fakih
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Dursun Fakih ©
Dursun Fakih
Tayfun Talipoglu Daktilo Muzesi ©
Tayfun Talipoglu Daktilo Muzesi

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Antalya, Turkey

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Red Tower and Alanya Arkeoloji Muzesi. Your inner history buff will appreciate Termessos Ruins and Olympos Ruins. Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Side (Monumental Fountain (Nymphaeum) & Side Antik Kenti) and Cirali Beach (in Cirali). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery and admire the sheer force of Duden Waterfalls.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Antalya trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Eskisehir to Antalya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Eskisehir in August: high temperatures in Antalya hover around 41°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Denizli.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Manavgat, Alanya, Cirali Beach, Olympos Ruins
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Termessos Ruins ©
Termessos Ruins
Olympos Ruins ©
Olympos Ruins
Cirali Beach ©
Cirali Beach

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Denizli, Turkey

Denizli ©
Denizli is an industrial city in the southwestern part of Turkey and the eastern end of the alluvial valley formed by the river Büyük Menderes, where the plain reaches an elevation of about 350m. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take an in-depth tour of Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi, and then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis. On the next day, stop by Babadaglilar Ishani, then browse the different shops at Teras Park Alisveris Merkezi, and then do a tasting at Pamukkale Winery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Denizli trip planner .

You can drive from Antalya to Denizli in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Antalya in August; daily highs in Denizli reach 38°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Izmir.

Things to do in Denizli

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hierapolis
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi
Pamukkale Winery ©
Pamukkale Winery

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Izmir, Turkey

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bibliotheque de Celsus and Key Museum. Arkas Art Center and Izmir Muze Gemiler Mudurlugu will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Izmir's surroundings by going to Selcuk (Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Ancient City of Ephesus, & more). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Ahmed Adnan Saygun Arts Center, make a trip to Atatürk monument, admire the striking features of Fatih Cinili Cami, and see the interesting displays at Ataturk Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Izmir driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Denizli to Izmir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Denizli in August, you will find days in Izmir are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Canakkale.

Things to do in Izmir

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Selcuk
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©

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Canakkale, Turkey

Canakkale ©
A center of landmarks from Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras, Canakkale showcases natural beauty and myth.
Popular historic sites such as Troy (Truva) and Bigali Kalesi are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi and Troya Muzesi. Venture out of the city with trips to Bozcaada (Bozcaada Museum & Beylik Koyu), Sivrice Plaji (in Ayvacik) and Assos Theatre (in Assos). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Akbas Sehitligi.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Canakkale trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Izmir to Canakkale by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Izmir in August, with highs in Canakkale at 38°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canakkale

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bozcaada, Sivrice Plaji, Assos Theatre, Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi, 57. Piyade Alayi Sehitligi
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Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi ©
Troy (Truva) ©
Troy (Truva)
Assos Theatre ©
Assos Theatre

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