3 days in Turkey Itinerary

3 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Milas Bodrum International Airport, Drive to Aydin
— 1 day
— 2 nights


Aydin — 1 day

Aydın, ancient Greek Tralles, is a city in and the seat of Aydın Province in Turkey's Aegean Region. On the 11th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Aydin Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at KocarlI Cihanoglu Kulliyesi.

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Ankara to Aydin is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ankara in July: highs in Aydin hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Istanbul — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally don't miss a visit to Hippodrome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , then get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by car from Aydin to Istanbul takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Aydin in July, you will find days in Istanbul are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Turkey travel guide

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.