6 days in Turkey Itinerary

6 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Selcuk
— 1 day
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Dalyan
— 1 night
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Istanbul
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, delve into the distant past at Ephesus Terrace Houses, then contemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk driving holiday app.

Milan, Italy to Selcuk is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Selcuk at 41°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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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): explore the ancient world of Kaunos, explore the ancient world of Caunos Tombs of the Kings, and then kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dalyan tour planning site.

You can drive from Selcuk to Dalyan in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Selcuk in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dalyan: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Dalyan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Caunos Tombs of the Kings
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Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Caunos Tombs of the Kings ©
Caunos Tombs of the Kings

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, visit Ortakoy, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, and wander the streets of Sultanahmet District.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip maker website.

Fly from Dalyan to Istanbul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler 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

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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