15 days in Antalya, Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

15 days in Antalya, Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

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Antalya

— 5 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.
Visiting Lower Duden Waterfalls and Cirali Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antalya: Chimaera (in Cirali) and Carya Golf Club (in Belek). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Kaleici, admire the sheer force of Kursunlu Waterfalls, kick back and relax at BLM Beach, and stroll through Konyaalti Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Antalya itinerary maker website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Antalya is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. When traveling from Kuwait City in May, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Antalya: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Antalya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Trabzon

— 1 night
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get great views at Boztepe, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yeni Cuma Camii, then contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, and finally see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Trabzon day trip planning tool.

Getting from Antalya to Trabzon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Antalya, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Trabzon, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Museums
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Istanbul

— 8 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Bosphorus Tour Istanbul and Gozdag Estate Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, stroll around Polonezkoy Tabiat Parki, and visit Ortakoy.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Istanbul vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Transportation
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