60 days in Turkey Itinerary

60 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Goreme, Cappadocia
— 7 nights
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Manavgat
— 5 nights
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Kemer
— 3 nights
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Oludeniz
— 5 nights
Drive
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Marmaris
— 8 nights
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Bodrum City
— 7 nights
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Selcuk
— 8 nights
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Pamukkale
— 3 nights
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Gallipoli
— 4 nights
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Istanbul
— 9 nights

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Goreme, Cappadocia — 7 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Goreme National Park and Uchisar Castle. Get some historical perspective at Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri and Güvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley). And it doesn't end there: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, expand your horizons at Naile Art Gallery, and see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Goreme online attractions planner.

Istanbul to Goreme is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in June, Goreme is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to Manavgat.
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Manavgat — 5 nights

Nestled between the Taurus Mountains and the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean coastline, Manavgat serves as a regional center of tourism, offering easy access to a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Get outdoors at Kleopatra Beach and Scuba Turtle Diving. Kids will appreciate attractions like Q Spa & Wellness and Carya Golf Club. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo, surround yourself with nature on Active Nature Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Manavgat Waterfall, and walk along Adventure-Park Manavgat Oymapinar.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Manavgat online visit planner.

Fly from Goreme to Manavgat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Goreme in June, with highs in Manavgat at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kemer.
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Kemer — 3 nights

Situated on the Turkish Riviera, Kemer represents a coastal Mediterranean resort set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop.
You'll get in some beach time at Karaoz Sahili and Cirali Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kaleici and Old City Marina. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Blue World Diving Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemer online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manavgat to Kemer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Kemer sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oludeniz.
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Oludeniz — 5 nights

Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
You'll get in some beach time at Oludeniz PlajI and Kaputas Beach. Bring the kids along to The Lycian Way and Horseback Riding Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Oludeniz side-trips: Patara Beach (in Patara) and Lions Tomb (in Kas). Next up on the itinerary: admire the ancient design of Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Oludeniz journey planner.

You can drive from Kemer to Oludeniz in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Oludeniz sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marmaris.
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Marmaris — 8 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.
Family-friendly places like Icmeler Beach and Marmaris Beach will thrill your kids. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Iztuzu Beach 2 and Cleopatra's Beach. Explore Marmaris' surroundings by going to Akvaryum Koyu (in Datca) and Oren PlajI (in Oren). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Marmaris Milli Parki. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Marmaris Travel Center, step into the grandiose world of Marmaris Museum, and stop by Trust Gold & Diamond Jewellery.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marmaris road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bodrum City.
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Bodrum City — 7 nights

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Step out of the city life by going to Aquapro Dive Center and Didim ManastIr Koyu. Attractions like Altinkum Beach and Mor Plaj make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Bodrum City with a short trip to Akvaryum PlajI in Palamutbuku, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Yaliciftlik Sahili, stroll through Gun Batimi Plaji, look for gifts at Ocean Jewellery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bodrum City trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Marmaris to Bodrum City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marmaris in June, Bodrum City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Selcuk.
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Selcuk — 8 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.
Popular historic sites such as Ancient City of Ephesus and Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) are in your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Temple of Hadrian and Troy Tours. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop, explore the ancient world of Brothel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Isa Bey Mosque, and ponder the design of Trajan's Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Selcuk trip planning app.

Getting from Bodrum City to Selcuk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale — 3 nights

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Get some cultural insight at Hierapolis and Anatolia Cemetery. Get outdoors at Pamukkale Thermal Pools and Balloon Rides. It doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

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Getting from Selcuk to Pamukkale by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gallipoli.
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Gallipoli — 4 nights

The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name "Καλλίπολις" (Kallípolis), meaning "Beautiful City", the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu. Gallipoli National Park and Azaplar Camii are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Anzac Cove and BayraklI Baba Turbesi will thrill your kids.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Gallipoli tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Pamukkale to Gallipoli in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Gallipoli are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.
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Istanbul — 9 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.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Istiklal Caddesifor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia Mosque and Topkapi Palace. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, explore the galleries of Galata Tower, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gallipoli to Istanbul takes 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Turkey travel guide

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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.
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