43 days in Turkey, Switzerland & Zell im Zillertal Itinerary

43 days in Turkey, Switzerland & Zell im Zillertal Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Konya, Turkey
— 1 night
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Kas, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Marmaris, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Ascona, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Zell im Zillertal, Austria
— 7 nights
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Gocek, Turkey
— 9 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque and Uskudar Harem Sahil Yolu. Kids will enjoy Besiktas and Galata Mevlevi Museum. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Historic Areas of Istanbul Walls, steep yourself in history at Dolmabahçe Mosque, wander the streets of Balat, and stop by Turkmenzade Handicraft.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul online driving holiday planner.

Denpasar, Indonesia to Istanbul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Denpasar to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denpasar, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:

Goreme, Turkey

— 3 nights
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Attractions like Love Valley and Zemi Valley make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. There's more to do: get great views at Sunset Point and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Horse Ranch.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Goreme trip site.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Goreme takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Goreme. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Konya.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

Konya, Turkey

— 1 night

City of Whirling Dervishes

The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Konya tour planner.

Drive from Goreme to Konya in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off to Kas.

Things to do in Konya

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

Kas, Turkey

— 3 nights
An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
On the 6th (Mon), make a trip to Lions Tomb. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then get a taste of life in the country at Kas At Ciftligi.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kas trip tool.

You can drive from Konya to Kas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Konya in June; daily highs in Kas reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Kas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

Marmaris, Turkey

— 3 nights
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Explore hidden gems such as Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Marmaris Mountains. Family-friendly places like Kurt Jewellery and Spas will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: walk around Ataturk Park, see the interesting displays at Kapurcuk Kultur ve Gastronomi Evi, take a tour by water with Dogan Gunes S-1 Yuksel Kaptan, and take a stroll through Datca Peninsula.

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Getting from Kas to Marmaris by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Marmaris

Adventure · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, explore the activities along Flussbad Oberer Letten, and then cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zurich holiday website.

Fly from Marmaris to Zurich in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Marmaris to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Marmaris in June; daily highs in Zurich reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Schlosskirche. Attractions like Heimwehfluh and BOHAG Helikopterrundflug make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Grindelwald (Lieselotte Trail, Wanderung Bussalp - Bort, &more). It doesn't end there: get outside with Trotti-Bike Niederhorn and look for gifts at The Mad Cow.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ascona.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:

Ascona, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Ascona is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.It is located on the shore of Lake Maggiore.The town is a popular tourist destination, and holds a yearly jazz festival, the Ascona Jazz Festival.HistoryPrehistoric AsconaThe oldest archaeological finds in Ascona go back to the beginnings of Late Bronze Age. Family-friendly places like Cimetta and Lago Ritom will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cascata della Piumogna and Casa Serodine. When in Ascona, make a side trip to see The Froda Waterfall in Sonogno, approximately Sonogno away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza G. Motta, explore the activities along Lago Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, and see the interesting displays at Fondazione Monte Verita.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ascona day trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Ascona in 3 hours. Traveling from Interlaken in June, expect Ascona to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zell im Zillertal.

Things to do in Ascona

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:

Zell im Zillertal, Austria

— 7 nights
Family-friendly places like Streif-Wanderweg and Lake Thiersee will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spruce Tree Castle and Kaiserklamm. Venture out of the city with trips to Tiefenbachklamm (in Brandenberg), Filzalmsee (in Brixen im Thale) and Kufsteinerland (in Kufstein).

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zell im Zillertal vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Ascona to Zell im Zillertal in 5 hours. Traveling from Ascona in June, Zell im Zillertal is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gocek.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 28:

Gocek, Turkey

— 9 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Miray Yachting and Gunluklu. Family-friendly places like Spas and Sarigerme Public Beach will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gocek: Kibyra Antik Kenti (in Golhisar), Denizli (Keloglan Magarasi, Yazir Camii, &more) and Kargi Nomadic Museum (in Mugla).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gocek journey maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zell im Zillertal to Gocek. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Zell im Zillertal to Gocek due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zell im Zillertal in June, with highs in Gocek at 35°C and lows at 20°C. You will leave for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Gocek

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 8:

Turkey travel guide

4.4
Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.