15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

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15 days in Trabzon & Istanbul Itinerary

Riyadh
Fly:  15​h
Trabzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Istanbul
— 12 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Riyadh

1
day
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Sumela Monastery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Trabzon travel itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Trabzon is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Trabzon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Riyadh in March, things will get cooler in Trabzon: highs are around 14°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sera Golu
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Sera Golu ©
Sera Golu
Sumela Monastery ©
Sumela Monastery
Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı ©
Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı

13
days
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.
Bring the kids along to Ortakoy and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya). Visiting Golden Horn and Suma Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, enjoy the sand and surf at Florya Sahil Parkı, stroll through Dalia Beach, and admire the striking features of Suleymaniye Cami .

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Istanbul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Golden Horn ©
Golden Horn
Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy

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