50 days in Turkey Itinerary

50 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Manavgat
— 4 nights
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 6 nights
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Antalya
— 6 nights
Bus to Fethiye, Taxi to Oludeniz
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Oludeniz
— 4 nights
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Selcuk
— 7 nights
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Gallipoli
— 5 nights
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Edirne
— 6 nights
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Istanbul
— 9 nights
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Manavgat — 4 nights

Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manavgat: Scuba Turtle Diving (in Incekum) and Alanya (Alanya Kalesi & Kleopatra Beach). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, boost your wellbeing at Q Spa & Wellness, take in the dramatic scenery at Manavgat Waterfall, and examine the collection at Side Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manavgat vacation builder website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Manavgat is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Manavgat. Traveling from Stockholm in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Manavgat: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 6 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.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys, trot along with a tour on horseback, and see Off-Road Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Goreme vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Manavgat to Goreme by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Manavgat in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Goreme, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Antalya.
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Antalya — 6 nights

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Explore Antalya's surroundings by going to Tekirova (Blue World Diving Center & Phaselis), Carya Golf Club (in Belek) and Sagalassos (in Aglasun). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Kaleici, make a trip to Vielle ville d'Antalya, see the interesting displays at Antalya Muzesi, and delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Antalya route planner.

Traveling by flight from Goreme to Antalya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Antalya when traveling from Goreme in May, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oludeniz.
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Oludeniz — 4 nights

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oludeniz: Epoca Carpet (in Gocek) and Tlos (in Fethiye). There's much more to do: see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lycian Way, head outdoors with Billy's Beach, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oludeniz journey maker.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Antalya to Oludeniz in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daily temperatures in Oludeniz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale — 2 nights

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery and then explore the ancient world of Hierapolis.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pamukkale travel route builder site.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Selcuk.
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Selcuk — 7 nights

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Isa Bey Mosque, contemplate the long history of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and ponder the design of Trajan's Fountain.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Selcuk trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gallipoli.
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Gallipoli — 5 nights

The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name "Καλλίπολις" (Kallípolis), meaning "Beautiful City", the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. Explore Gallipoli's surroundings by going to Eceabat (Gallipoli Battlefield, 57. Piyade Alayi Sehitligi, &more). On the 11th (Sat), spend a day delving into the history of Gallipoli National Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Anzac Cove, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at BayraklI Baba Turbesi, and make a trip to Hellas Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Gallipoli travel app.

Drive from Selcuk to Gallipoli in 5.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Selcuk in June: highs in Gallipoli hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edirne.
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Edirne — 6 nights

Edirne is a city in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne in the region of East Thrace, close to Turkey's borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Go for a jaunt from Edirne to Uzunkopru to see Uzunkopru (Ergene Koprusu) about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Selimiye Mosque, see the interesting displays at Beyazid II Kulliyesi Health Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muradiye Camii, and snap pictures at Meric River Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Edirne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Gallipoli to Edirne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Istanbul.
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Istanbul — 9 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, browse the exhibits of Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Edirne to Istanbul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Turkey travel guide

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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.
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