5 days in Turkey Itinerary

5 days in Turkey Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Bus to Fethiye, Taxi to Oludeniz
— 1 night
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 1 night


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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lara Beach and Yivli Minaret Mosque. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Carya Golf Club. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Antalya: Belek (The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club & Sueno Hotels Golf Belek). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ataturk Boulevard, stroll around Ataturk ParkI, tee off at Gloria Golf Club, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Izmir to Antalya is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Izmir in August, with highs in Antalya at 41°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Oludeniz.
Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches
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Oludeniz — 1 night

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Kumburnu Plaji, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Lagoon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Antalya to Oludeniz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Antalya in August, expect Oludeniz to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Goreme.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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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 29th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Peri Bacalari, explore the striking landscape at Love Valley, take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, learn about winemaking at Kocabag Winery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zemi Valley, and finally stop by Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles.

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You can fly from Oludeniz to Goreme in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Oludeniz in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Goreme, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Nature · Parks · Shopping · Wineries
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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.