6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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6 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + train:  9​h
Selcuk
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dalyan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Milan

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Celsus Kutuphanesi, delve into the distant past at The Terrace Houses, then steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, then delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally contemplate the long history of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk attractions website .

Milan, Italy to Selcuk is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Milan to Selcuk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Selcuk reach 41°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Dalyan.

Things to do in Selcuk

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
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The Terrace Houses

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Dalyan

Dalyan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Kaunos, then explore the ancient world of Dalyan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Iztuzu Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dalyan day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Dalyan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Selcuk in August: highs in Dalyan hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Dalyan

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Iztuzu Beach ©
Iztuzu Beach
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
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Dalyan

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sultanahmet District and Basilica Cistern. Get some cultural insight at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Topkapi Palace. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take a stroll through Ortakoy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and steep yourself in history at Historic Areas of Istanbul.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul road trip app .

Getting from Dalyan to Istanbul by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dalyan in August: highs in Istanbul hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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