13 days in Goreme & Istanbul Itinerary

13 days in Goreme & Istanbul Itinerary

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Goreme, Cappadocia
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Istanbul
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Goreme, Cappadocia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Özkonak Underground City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaftizci Yahya Kilisesi, see the interesting displays at Cappadocia Art & History Museum, look for gifts at Sultan Carpet, then look for gifts at Cappadocia Dowry Carpet, and finally learn and have fun at Naile Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): stop by Sultans Seramik, then admire the masterpieces at Guray Museum, then look for gifts at Guray Seramik, and finally admire the striking features of Ortahisar Kalesi.

Plan my day in Goreme using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Istanbul to Goreme is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Goreme, with highs around 5°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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Istanbul

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 44A Sanat Galerisi, Ataturk Museum, Hagia Sophia, and other attractions you added. Head to Mısır Çarşısı and Jennifer's Hamamfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Rustem Pasha Mosque and Yeni Camii are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Archaeological Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Hagia Sophia, contemplate the waterfront views at Halic, and pause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square.

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You can fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Goreme in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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