60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Bodrum City
— 6 nights
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Marmaris
— 6 nights
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 3 nights
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Kas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kemer
— 5 nights
Drive
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Manavgat
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale
— 5 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 6 nights
Fly
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Istanbul
— 7 nights
Drive
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Edirne
— 5 nights
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Bodrum City

— 6 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Explore Bodrum City's surroundings by going to Milas (Incirliin Magarasi & Gokceler Kanyonu). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Aquapro Dive Center, learn about winemaking at Karnas Vineyards, kick back and relax at Yahsi Beach, and stroll through Gun Batimi Plaji.

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Exeter, UK to Bodrum City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Turkey Time is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Marmaris

— 6 nights
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marmaris: Azmak Nehri (in Akyaka), Turunc Sahil (in Turunc) and Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina, take a stroll through Datca Peninsula, kick back and relax at Marmaris Beach, and walk around Ataturk Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Marmaris trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bodrum City in September, Marmaris is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Oludeniz

— 3 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oludeniz: Gocek (Spas & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Saklikent Milli Parki (in Fethiye). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI, contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, and look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz travel route planner.

You can drive from Marmaris to Oludeniz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kas

— 5 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Kas side-trips: Kekova (Sunken City Ruins of Simena, Island of Kekova, &more), Patara (Patara Amphitheatre, Patara Plajı, &more) and Kekova Island (in Demre (Kale)). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a splash at Palm Beach Club, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Oludeniz to Kas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kemer.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kemer

— 5 nights
Situated on the Turkish Riviera, Kemer represents a coastal Mediterranean resort set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
Venture out of the city with trips to Adrasan Sahili (in Adrasan), Antalya (Lidya Suzani Carpet Gallery, Kaleici, &more) and Karaoz Sahili (in Kumluca). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Blue World Diving Center, identify plant and animal life at Adventure Forest, stroll around Olbia Park, and steep yourself in history at Phaselis.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kemer trip maker tool.

You can drive from Kas to Kemer in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Kemer sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Manavgat.

Things to do in Kemer

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manavgat

— 5 nights
Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Manavgat side-trips: Alanya (Kleopatra Beach & Kedi Evi), Serik (Aspendos Ruins & Aspendos Ruins and Theater) and Sealanya Dolphinpark (in Turkler). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, boost your wellbeing at Q Spa & Wellness, see some colorful creatures with Side Azura Dive Center, and see human ingenuity at work at Oymapinar Dam.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Manavgat trip itinerary website.

Drive from Kemer to Manavgat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Manavgat sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Manavgat

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pamukkale

— 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pamukkale: Aphrodisias (in Geyre), Kibyra Antik Kenti (in Golhisar) and Yazir Camii (in Denizli). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, get outside with Pamukkale Balloons, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Manavgat to Pamukkale in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Selcuk

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Selcuk: KocarlI Cihanoglu Kulliyesi (in Aydin) and Magnesia Antik Kenti (in Germencik). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum, contemplate the long history of Public Latrine, and stop by Lilys Authentic Art carpets and textiles shop.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Selcuk road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Goreme, Cappadocia

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goreme: Guzelyurt (Selime Monastery & Ihlara Valley), Karamanoglu Ulu Camii (in Aksaray) and Derinkuyu (Kaymakli Underground City & Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Pasabag, explore the striking landscape at Love Valley, and explore the fascinating underground world of Uchisar Castle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Goreme road trip planning tool.

Fly from Selcuk to Goreme in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Selcuk in October; daily highs in Goreme reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Istanbul

— 7 nights

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: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul online tour planner.

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Goreme in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edirne.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Edirne

— 5 nights
Edirne is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Go for a jaunt from Edirne to Uzunkopru to see Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu) about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Selimiye Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dar-ul Hadis Camii, wander the streets of Karaagac, and appreciate the history behind Fatih Sultan Mehmet Heykeli.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edirne trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Istanbul to Edirne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edirne

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.