8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

8 days in Istanbul Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 7 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Delmece Yaylasi and Bentler Tabiat Parki. Get outdoors at Termal Cinarl Hiyaben Yolu and Irmak Tabiat Parki. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Istanbul: Faruk YalcIn Hayvanat Bahcesi ve Botanik Parki (in Darica) and Erikli Waterfall (in Yalova). Spend the 26th (Tue) floating through the air with a balloon tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take a stroll through Taksim Square, 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 Istanbul Airport, Atatürk International Airport and 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

Side Trips

Yalova, Faruk YalcIn Hayvanat Bahcesi ve Botanik Parki, Delmece Yaylasi
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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