48 days in Mugla Province & Sanliurfa Itinerary

48 days in Mugla Province & Sanliurfa Itinerary

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Fly to Dalaman International Airport, Drive to Sarigerme
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Sarigerme
— 1 night
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Oludeniz
— 6 nights
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Marmaris
— 7 nights
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Datca
— 4 nights
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Bodrum City
— 16 nights
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Drive to Milas Bodrum International Airport, Fly to Gaziantep International Airport, Drive to Sanliurfa
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Sanliurfa
— 11 nights
Drive to Gaziantep International Airport, Fly to Chicago

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Sarigerme — 1 night

Although the pristine beaches of Sarigerme are popular among Turkish and foreign tourists alike, this seaside resort has yet to be over-developed and commercialized.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then stroll through Sarigerme Public Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarigerme trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Sarigerme is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Chicago to Sarigerme. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oludeniz.
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Oludeniz — 6 nights

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fethiye Yamac Parasutu. Relax by the water at Oludeniz PlajI and Blue Lagoon. Visiting Babadag and Team Joseph will get you outdoors. Explore Oludeniz's surroundings by going to Patara (Patara Antik Kenti & Patara Amphitheatre). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ancient Rock Tombes, hike along The Lycian Way, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take a leisurely stroll along Fethiye Port.

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Traveling by car from Sarigerme to Oludeniz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Oludeniz, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.
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Marmaris — 7 nights

One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
We've included these beaches for you: Icmeler Beach and Amos Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Datca Peninsula and Marmaris Balevi. Get out of town with these interesting Marmaris side-trips: Turunc Sahil (in Turunc) and Akyaka (Akyaka Plaji & CInar PlajI). There's much more to do: stop by Kurt Jewellery, take a tour by water with Dogan Gunes S-1 Yuksel Kaptan, appreciate the history behind Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, and stroll through Incekum.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Marmaris trip planning tool.

Drive from Oludeniz to Marmaris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Datca.
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Datca — 4 nights

Datça is a district of Muğla Province in south-west Turkey, and the center town of the district. Relax by the water at Palamutbükü Plajı and Akvaryum PlajI. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to HayItbuku PlajI and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ovabuku PlajI, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karaincir Plaji, and stop by Nur's Art Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Datca online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Datca takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Marmaris in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Datca, with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bodrum City.
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Bodrum City — 16 nights

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Visit Castle of St. Peter and Pedasa Antique City for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Zeki Muren Arts Museum and Myndos Gate. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bodrum City: SaplI Ada (in Akbuk), Incirliin Magarasi (in Milas) and Gumusluk (Gumusluk Sahili & Myndos). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with Aquapro Dive Center, kick back and relax at Yahsi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akbuk Cove, and go for a stroll along the water at Milta Bodrum Marina.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bodrum City attractions planner.

You can drive from Datca to Bodrum City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Bodrum City are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Sanliurfa.
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Sanliurfa — 11 nights

Şanlıurfa, often simply known as Urfa or Al-Ruha, in ancient times Edessa, is a city with 561,465 inhabitants in south-eastern Turkey, and the capital of Şanlıurfa Province. Get outdoors at Cave of Abraham and Birecik Kelaynak Uretme Istasyonu. You'll explore and learn at Sanliurfa Archeology and Mosaic Museum and Mutfak Muzesi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sanliurfa: Adiyaman (Pirin Ruins & Saffan Bin Muattal Turbesi). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Tek Tek Daglari Milli Parki. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Potbelly Hill, steep yourself in history at Balikligol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hz. Eyup Sabir Makami, and admire the landmark architecture of Rizvaniye Mosque.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sanliurfa trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bodrum City to Sanliurfa. You will leave for home on the 12th (Fri).
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Mugla Province travel guide

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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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