8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 7 nights

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Istanbul

— 7 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Balloon Rides and Irmak Tabiat Parki. Get outdoors at Bosphorus Strait and Erikli Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Termal Cinarl Hiyaben Yolu (in Yalova), Faruk YalcIn Hayvanat Bahcesi ve Botanik Parki (in Darica) and Delmece Yaylasi (in Cinarcik). Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Bentler Tabiat Parki. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Istanbul driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are İstanbul Airport, İstanbul Atatürk Airport and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In February in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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