5 days in Manisa Province & Nevsehir Province Itinerary

5 days in Manisa Province & Nevsehir Province Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 1 night
Drive to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Fly to Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Drive to Nevsehir
— 3 nights
Drive to Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Fly to Istanbul Airport



— 1 night
Manisa is a large city in Turkey's Aegean Region and the administrative seat of Manisa Province.Modern Manisa is a booming center of industry and services, advantaged by its closeness to the international port city and the regional metropolitan center of İzmir and by its fertile hinterland rich in quantity and variety of agricultural production. On the 24th (Sun), walk around Ataturk Kent Parki and then browse the different shops at Magnesia AVM. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Spil, and then examine the collection at Manisa Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Manisa trip planner.

Istanbul to Manisa is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for slightly colder days in Manisa, with highs around 0°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nevsehir.

Things to do in Manisa

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping


— 3 nights
Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
Get in touch with nature at Kaymakli and Red Valley. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hacıbektaş Veli Müzesi and Nevsehir Forum. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hacibektas, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Kapadokya, examine the collection at Nevsehir Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Cemberlitas Hamami.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Nevsehir day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manisa to Nevsehir. When traveling from Manisa in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nevsehir: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nevsehir

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Manisa Province travel guide

Ruins · Mountains · Shopping Malls
Manisa Province is a province in western Turkey. Its neighboring provinces are İzmir to the west, Aydın to the south, Denizli to the south east, Uşak to the east, Kütahya to the north east, and Balıkesir to the north. The seat of the province is the city of Manisa. Its provincial capital is the city of Manisa, the traffic code is 45.Sites of interestThe Mount Sipylus national park (Spil Dağı Milli Parkı) near the city of Manisa covers a richly forested area, hot springs, and the famous "crying rock" of Niobe, and a Hittite carving of the Goddess Cybele (Mother Goddess). The park boasts of having within its boundaries about 120 varieties of native plants, especially wild tulips. The park provides opportunities for mountaineering and camping.Sardis, in Salihli, was the ancient capital of Lydia, once ruled by King Croesus, who was renowned for his wealth. Due to numerous earthquakes, most of the visible remains date back only to Roman times. There are the remains of the temple of Artemis and a restored gymnasium, exhibiting of the past splendor of this ancient city. The splendid synagogue from the 3rd century is worth visiting, with its elaborate mosaics and artfully carved colored-stone panels.


Nevsehir Province travel guide

Caves · History Museums · Valleys
When one thinks of Nevşehir Province, the first thing that comes to mind is the World Heritage Sites of Göreme National Park and Cappadocia's rock houses. Tourists often discover the "fairy chimneys" of Göreme from overhead, floating gently over the fascinating rock formations by hot air balloon ride. The monasteries, caravanserais, rock-hewn churches, and open-air museums make tourism the province's most lucrative trade. Spectacular hiking around fortresses, valleys, and underground cities awaits you in this historically rich region.