30 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

30 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Bursa, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Kutahya, Turkey
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Burdur, Turkey
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Antalya, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Kemer, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Cirali, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Fethiye, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Izmir, Turkey
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Agia, Greece
— 1 night
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 2 nights
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Patras, Greece
— 2 nights
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Tripoli, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey — 3 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.
On your second day here, take a stroll through Ortakoy and then get outside with Bosphorus Tours Istanbul.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip itinerary site.

Paris, France to Istanbul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Istanbul. You will leave for Bursa on the 1st (Mon).
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Bursa, Turkey — 6 nights

The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
Bursa is known for sightseeing, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around SoganlI Botanik ParkI, take in the dramatic scenery at Saitabat Selalesi, wander the streets of Cumalikizik, and explore the ancient world of Iznik.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bursa trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Istanbul to Bursa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kutahya.
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Kutahya, Turkey

Kütahya is a city in western Turkey with 237,804 inhabitants (2011 estimate), lying on the Porsuk river, at 969 metres above sea level. To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kutahya day trip site.

You can drive from Bursa to Kutahya in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bursa in August since evenings lows in Kutahya dip to 17°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off to Burdur.
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Burdur, Turkey

Burdur is a city southwestern Turkey and the seat of the Burdur Province of Turkey. For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Burdur trip planner.

Drive from Kutahya to Burdur in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off to Antalya.
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Antalya, Turkey — 2 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.
On the 7th (Sun), visit Kaleici.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Antalya trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Burdur to Antalya takes 2 hours. Traveling from Burdur in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Antalya, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Kemer.
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Kemer, Turkey — 2 nights

Situated on the Turkish Riviera, Kemer represents a coastal Mediterranean resort set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
Kemer is known for historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Phaselis and take in breathtaking views at Goynuk Canyon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kemer attractions planning site.

Getting from Antalya to Kemer by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cirali.
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Cirali, Turkey — 2 nights

A charming holiday destination, Cirali offers natural beaches and the iconic Flame of Chimera.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Cirali Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cirali trip app.

Traveling by car from Kemer to Cirali takes an hour. In August in Cirali, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Fethiye.
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Fethiye, Turkey — 2 nights

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fethiye trip website.

You can drive from Cirali to Fethiye in 4 hours. Traveling from Cirali in August, expect Fethiye to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Izmir.
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Izmir, Turkey — 1 night

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Izmir online itinerary planner.

Getting from Fethiye to Izmir by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, Izmir is a bit cooler than Fethiye - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

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You can fly from Izmir to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Izmir in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Agia.
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Agia, Greece — 1 night

Agia is a village and a municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll through Rakopotamos Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Agia route maker tool.

Drive from Athens to Agia in 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in August since evenings lows in Agia dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kalambaka.
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Kalambaka, Greece — 2 nights

The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Agia to Kalambaka in 2 hours. When traveling from Agia in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Kalambaka, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Patras.
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Patras, Greece — 2 nights

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos and then witness the site of a historic battle at Nafpaktos Old Port. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Tou Agiou Andrea.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Patras online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Patras in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Patras when traveling from Kalambaka in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Tripoli.
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Tripoli, Greece — 2 nights

Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. On the 25th (Thu), stroll around Agios Georgios Park, learn about winemaking at Troupis Winery, and then don't miss a visit to Areos Square. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, then see the interesting displays at War Museum of Tripoli, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Church of St. Basil.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tripoli tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Patras to Tripoli takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Patras in August since evenings lows in Tripoli dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 1 night

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Athens tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Tripoli to Athens in 2 hours. Traveling from Tripoli in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Athens. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to home.
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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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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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