10 days in Bursa, Antalya Province & Mugla Province Itinerary

10 days in Bursa, Antalya Province & Mugla Province Itinerary

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Bursa
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Antalya
— 2 nights
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Kas
— 2 nights
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Oludeniz
— 2 nights
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Icmeler
— 1 night
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Dalyan
— 2 nights
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Bursa

The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Bursa Archaeological Museum and then admire the striking features of Ulu Cami.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bursa attractions planning app.

Istanbul to Bursa is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Bursa hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Antalya.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Antalya — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Kursunlu Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Lower Duden Waterfalls, and then take a stroll through Kaleici. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Goynuk Canyon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Konyaalti Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Antalya vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Bursa to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bursa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Antalya, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kas.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Kas — 2 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 16th (Wed), stop by Class Leather, enjoy the sand and surf at Patara Beach, then soothe aching muscles at The Field for Yoga Therapies Nature By Beste Sabir, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kaputas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): add some fun to your beach time Batin Boat Tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kas trip maker.

Getting from Antalya to Kas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kas when traveling from Antalya in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Oludeniz.
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Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Beaches
Side Trips

Oludeniz — 2 nights

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): Head underground at Mavi Magara, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Oludeniz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Babadag, indulge in some personalized pampering at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and then take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oludeniz trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Kas to Oludeniz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Oludeniz, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Icmeler.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Icmeler — 1 night

İçmeler is a popular Turkish holiday resort situated 8 kilometres from Marmaris. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for gifts at Simons Diamonds, then enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Turunc Pazari, and finally relax and float downstream with Turteka.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Icmeler trip maker.

Drive from Oludeniz to Icmeler in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oludeniz to Icmeler. Traveling from Oludeniz in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Icmeler. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dalyan.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
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Dalyan — 2 nights

Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dalyan Cami. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: boost your wellbeing at Dalyan Mud Bath and then kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dalyan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Icmeler to Dalyan takes 2 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Icmeler in September, Dalyan is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Antalya Province travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Waterfalls
Once a land of ancient cities, Antalya Province lies along the Mediterranean coast and is now home to Turkey's largest international sea resort. Tour the narrow, cobbled streets and historical houses in the province's eponymous city, or pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Xanthos. Ancient cities and ruins scattered throughout the province give it its historical character. The 657 km (408 mi) long shoreline offers plenty of space to relax along its immaculate beaches and ports. Fill your holiday itinerary with a yacht tour, game of golf, rock climbing, and bird-watching.
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Mugla Province travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Parasailing & Paragliding
Muğla Province boasts a handful of large holiday resorts, complete with fantastic beaches and a broad array of water sports in the pristine blue sea. Crisp, white buildings and traditional Greek- and Turkish-style wooden houses dot the rolling hills. Quaint streets and historical monuments are preserved in their original state, including the World Heritage Site of Letoon. The province's history dates back to 3000 BCE, so take the opportunity to explore its many ancient ruins and monuments.
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