12 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

12 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkish Aegean Coast itinerary planner

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Bodrum City
— 1 night
Drive
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Marmaris
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dalyan
— 1 night
Drive
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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Selcuk
— 4 nights
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Bodrum City

— 1 night

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodrum City tour itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Bodrum City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. When traveling from Kuwait City in July, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Bodrum City: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks · Beaches · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Marmaris is known for nature, theme parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina, stroll through Marmaris Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marmaris online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bodrum City in July: high temperatures in Marmaris hover around 38°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dalyan

— 1 night
Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Lycian Rock Tombs, explore the ancient world of Kaunos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalyan Cami, and finally kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dalyan road trip website.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Dalyan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Dalyan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Dalyan

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Oludeniz

— 2 nights
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 26th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, stroll around Oludeniz, then contemplate the long history of Downtown Fethiye, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oludeniz route planning site.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Oludeniz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Selcuk

— 4 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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica of Saint John, delve into the distant past at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selcuk road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Selcuk takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Selcuk are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums
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Turkish Aegean Coast travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Abounding with the smell of local olive farms and citrus plantations, Turkish Aegean Coast offers stunning beaches dotted with picturesque harbors. Colorful parachutes float gently above the clear, turquoise water. The warm climate year-round makes the area a vacation destination in any season. Neighboring modern cities feature palm-lined streets, neoclassical architecture, and ruins from ancient times. You'll find yourself surrounded with fertile valleys in this region, as small lush hills rise out of the sea. Learn about the ancient art and philosophy that the coast inspired in this land of wine, honey, and olive oil.