33 days in Turkey Itinerary

33 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey planner
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Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Antalya
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Konya
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Sivas
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Rize
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Trabzon
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Istanbul
— 6 nights
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Istanbul — 4 nights

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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take in the views from Galata Koprusu, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul sightseeing planner.

Casablanca, Morocco to Istanbul is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca to Istanbul, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Casablanca in May since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Selcuk.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:

Selcuk — 2 nights

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) and then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selcuk route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Selcuk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, you will find days in Selcuk are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Fethiye.
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

Fethiye — 2 nights

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fethiye trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Fethiye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June in Fethiye, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Antalya.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Antalya — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Antalya: Manavgat Waterfall (in Manavgat) and Temple of Apollo (in Side). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Antalya Aquarium, take in the waterfront activity at Old City Marina, and explore the ancient world of Hadrian's Gate.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Antalya trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Fethiye to Antalya by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Antalya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Konya.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:

Konya — 2 nights

The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kultur Park Alaeddin Tepesi and then take an in-depth tour of Mevlana Muzesi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Konya travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Antalya to Konya takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in June, expect Konya to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Goreme.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Goreme, Cappadocia — 3 nights

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.
On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Goreme online day trip planner.

Drive from Konya to Goreme in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Goreme, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sivas.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:

Sivas — 2 nights

Sivas is a city in central Turkey and the seat of Sivas Province. Sivas is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Sivas Ulu Camii, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sifaiye Medresesi, admire the landmark architecture of Buruciye Medresesi, and see the interesting displays at Ataturk Congress & Ethnography Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sivas trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Goreme to Sivas takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Goreme in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Sivas, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rize.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Rize — 5 nights

Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Explore Rize's surroundings by going to Camlihemsin (Zilkale & Ayder Yaylasi) and Uzungol (in Caykara). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Firtina Deresi and take in nature's colorful creations at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rize, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sivas to Rize takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sivas in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rize, with lows of 22°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Trabzon.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:

Trabzon — 2 nights

Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Trabzon is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, stroll around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı, steep yourself in history at Atatürk Köşkü, and take some stellar pictures from Soumela Monastery.

Planning Trabzon trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Getting from Rize to Trabzon by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Trabzon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Istanbul.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Istanbul — 6 nights

On the 27th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Enjoy Istanbul some more: take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at Bosphorus Strait, and make a trip to Sultanahmet Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Istanbul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:

Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
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