14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
2
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 3 nights
3
Antalya
— 1 night
4
Kas
— 1 night
5
Oludeniz
— 1 night
6
Selcuk
— 2 nights
7
Pamukkale
— 2 nights

3
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Istanbul is 2 hours. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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nights
Goreme, Cappadocia

Goreme ©
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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park, Head underground at Uchisar Castle, and trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Goreme vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Istanbul in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Goreme: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Uchisar Castle, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
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Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Balloon Rides
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

1
night
Antalya

Antalya ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, thentake a stroll through Kaleici, and then admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Antalya trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Antalya. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kas.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Museums Nature
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Lower Duden Waterfalls ©
Lower Duden Waterfalls
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi

1
night
Kas

Kas
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): tour the water at your own pace with Bedeloglu1 Boat and then take a memorable excursion with Dennis Boat - Private or Daily Tours.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kas day trip app.

Getting from Antalya to Kas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Kas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Kas

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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1
night
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
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 6th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz trip maker app.

Getting from Kas to Oludeniz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Oludeniz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Nature Tours Outdoors
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Babadag ©
Babadag
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, thendelve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses, and finally look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Curetes Street, thenexamine the collection at Ephesus Museum, and then make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Selcuk trip builder website.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Selcuk in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA ©
Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus

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nights
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools and then stroll around Pamukkale Natural Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Hierapolis and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cleopatra Pools.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale online route maker.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Pamukkale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Cleopatra Pools ©
Cleopatra Pools

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