41 days in Izmir Province Itinerary

41 days in Izmir Province Itinerary

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Bergama
— 4 nights
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Foca
— 3 nights
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Karaburun
— 3 nights
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Cesme
— 11 nights
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Sigacik
— 4 nights
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Selcuk
— 13 nights
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Odemis
— 2 nights
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Bergama — 4 nights

Explore Bergama's surroundings by going to Dikili (Candarli Kalesi, Asiklar Selalesi, &more).

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bergama online tour itinerary planner.

Izmir to Bergama is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May, Bergama is somewhat warmer than Izmir - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Foca.
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Foca — 3 nights

Foça is a town and district in Turkey's İzmir Province, on the Aegean coast.The town of Foça is situated at about 69km northwest of İzmir's city center. Step out of Foca with an excursion to Golpark Menemen in Menemen--about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with Foca Dive Center, stroll through Sazlıca Beaches, get outside with Voodoo Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Eski Foca Belediye Sehir Hamami.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Foca travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bergama to Foca in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bergama in May: highs in Foca hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 21°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Karaburun.
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Karaburun — 3 nights

Go for a jaunt from Karaburun to Mordogan to see Ayse KadIn Camii about 36 minutes away.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Karaburun trip planning app.

You can drive from Foca to Karaburun in 2.5 hours. In May in Karaburun, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cesme.
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Cesme — 11 nights

The ancient coastal town of Cesme has managed to preserve its natural beauty, even after many years as one of the most popular beach resorts in Turkey's Aegean Region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cesme: Izmir (Konak Square, Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), &more). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Pirlanta Beach, see the interesting displays at Cesme Museum, and explore and take pictures at Delikli Koyu.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Cesme trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karaburun to Cesme takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Karaburun to Cesme is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Karaburun in May, you will find days in Cesme are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sigacik.
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Sigacik — 4 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Bilimsev (in Seferihisar) and Urla (Aren Beach Club, Ankara Universitesi Mustafa Koc Deniz Arkeoloji Muzesi, &more).

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigacik online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Cesme to Sigacik by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cesme to Sigacik is 1 hour. Traveling from Cesme in June, expect nights in Sigacik to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Selcuk.
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Selcuk — 13 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Selcuk: Metropolis Antik Tiyatro (in Torbali), Tire Kent Muzesi (in Tire) and Menderes (Claros Plaji & Claros). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, visit Sirince Koyu, steep yourself in history at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isa Bey Mosque.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Selcuk online trip maker.

Drive from Sigacik to Selcuk in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Sigacik in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Selcuk, with highs around 37°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Odemis.
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Odemis — 2 nights

Ödemiş is a district of İzmir Province of Turkey, as well as the name of its central town, located 113 km southeast of the city of İzmir.About 4 km north of Ödemiş town are the ruins of Hypaepa. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Odemis Museum, don't miss a visit to Lubbey Koyu, and then explore the activities along Golcuk Golu. On the next day, make a trip to Imam-i Birgivi Mehmet Efendi Turbesi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birgi AydInoglu Mehmet Bey Camii, and then kick back and relax at Killik Koyu.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Odemis day trip planner.

Getting from Selcuk to Odemis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Odemis can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Izmir Province travel guide

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İzmir Province represents a land where undulating mountains fading into the indigo sky serve as a backdrop to lush green vineyards. Its abudance of ancient ruins and location on the Aegean coast make this Mediterranean province a prime holiday destination. The province boasts a fascinating history, having been ceded to the Greeks following World War I, only to be later reclaimed in the Turkish War of Independence. The coastal towns, ancient cities, warm climate, and superb local fish and herb cuisine are among the delights of this vacation spot.
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