11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey trip planner

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Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bodrum City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 1 night
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Fethiye

— 2 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Calis Beach, then contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Oludeniz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fethiye planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Fethiye is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in September: high temperatures in Fethiye hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Fethiye

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

Kas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Patara Plajı, then don't miss a visit to Lions Tomb, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kekova Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kas travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Kas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Marmaris.

Things to do in Kas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Marmaris

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Latina Goldsmiths and Bar Street Marmaris. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Marmaris Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri, cool off at Marmaris Atlantis Waterpark, and enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marmaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kas to Marmaris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Bodrum City

— 2 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stop by Socrates, see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, then get engrossed in the history at Castle of St. Peter, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Yalikavak Marina.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bodrum City trip tool.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Bodrum City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bodrum City, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Selcuk

— 1 night
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
On the 19th (Wed), visit Sirince Koyu, then see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): explore the ancient world of The Basilica of Saint John, delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, delve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses, then explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Selcuk trip planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Selcuk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bodrum City in September since evenings lows in Selcuk dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

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.