7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights

3
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.
Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Fortress will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chora Museum and Eyüp Sultan Mosque. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip builder app.

Izmir to Istanbul is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Izmir in August, expect Istanbul to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
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 some cultural insight at Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) and Guray Museum. Get outdoors at Fairy Chimneys and Gulludere Vadisi. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle, do a tasting at Kocabag Winery, appreciate the views at Camel Rock, and get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park.

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Getting from Istanbul to Goreme by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: highs in Goreme hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Urgup, Uchisar, Guray Museum
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Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley) ©
Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley)
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys

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