14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
1
Istanbul
— 8 nights
Fly
2
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Antalya
— 3 nights
Fly

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8
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Istanbul

Queen of Cities

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Manchester to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in March: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 14°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

2
nights
Pamukkale

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
On the 30th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Hierapolis Arkeoloji Muzesi, and then delve into the distant past at Hierapolis.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pamukkale attractions site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Antalya.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, look for gifts at Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, then go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, and finally take a stroll through Kaleici. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Ancient Theater, then make a trip to Vespasianus Aniti, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Antalya online itinerary planner.

Getting from Pamukkale to Antalya by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Turkey travel guide

4.5
Architectural Buildings · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.