8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Antalya
— 1 night
Drive
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Konya
— 1 night
Drive
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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night
Bus
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Ankara
— 1 night
Drive
5
Usak
— 1 night
Drive
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Fethiye
— 1 night
Bus
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Antalya
— 1 night
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Antalya — 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at TerraCity, admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, then look for gifts at Excalibur Silver, and finally take a stroll through Kaleici.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Antalya visit planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Antalya is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Antalya is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Antalya when traveling from Jerusalem in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Konya.
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Konya — 1 night

City of Whirling Dervishes

The Anatolian city of Konya is overrun with intellectual students, cultural events, and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aziziye Cami and then explore the galleries of Mevlana Muzesi.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Konya vacation planner.

You can drive from Antalya to Konya in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Antalya in October, things will get little chillier in Konya: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Goreme Open-Air Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Goreme National Park, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Goreme day trip planning app.

You can drive from Konya to Goreme in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Goreme sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Ankara.
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Ankara — 1 night

Heart of Turkey

Turkey's capital and second-largest city, Ankara supports a large population of foreign diplomats and young students, contributing to the city's international feel.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ankara Castle.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ankara trip planner.

You can take a bus from Goreme to Ankara in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Goreme in October, plan for little chillier days in Ankara, with highs around 16°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Usak.
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Usak — 1 night

Uşak is a city in the interior part of the Aegean Region of Turkey. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Usak Kent Tarihi Muzesi and then examine the collection at Archeological Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Usak sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ankara to Usak takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ankara in October, you will find days in Usak are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Fethiye.
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Fethiye — 1 night

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Downtown Fethiye and then kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fethiye travel route planner.

Drive from Usak to Fethiye in 5 hours. Traveling from Usak in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Fethiye: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Antalya.
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Antalya — 1 night

On the 15th (Sat), browse the different shops at TerraCity, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then get a new perspective on things with Deep Walker Diving Resort.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Antalya travel route builder website.

You can take a bus from Fethiye to Antalya in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
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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