9 days in Istanbul & Fethiye Itinerary

9 days in Istanbul & Fethiye Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 5 nights
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Fethiye
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Istanbul

— 5 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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

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Hurghada, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hurghada to Istanbul is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly to Fethiye.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas
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Fethiye

— 2 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, walk around Oludeniz, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Fethiye Port and then kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

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Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Fethiye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Fethiye, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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