11 days in Turkey Itinerary

11 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oludeniz
— Few hours
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
3
Selcuk
— 2 nights
4
Ortahisar, Cappadocia
— 1 day
5
Istanbul
— 4 nights

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Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
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 19th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oludeniz PlajI.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oludeniz trip itinerary planning website.

Quebec City, Canada to Oludeniz is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Quebec City to Oludeniz, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Oludeniz is a bit warmer than Quebec City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Outdoors Adventure Beaches
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Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Parasailing & Paragliding

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night
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
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.
On the 20th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools, thencontemplate the long history of Byzantine Church, thenstroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and finally delve into the distant past at Hierapolis.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pamukkale road trip website.

You can drive from Oludeniz to Pamukkale in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

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Selcuk

Selcuk ©
An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): delve into the distant past at The Temple of Artemis, delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, delve into the distant past at Arcadian Way, delve into the distant past at Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, thencontemplate the long history of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, kick back and relax at Pamucak Beach, explore the ancient world of Curetes Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), thendelve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Hadrian.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Selcuk travel route planner.

Drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Selcuk can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ortahisar.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

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Ortahisar, Cappadocia

Ortahisar ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Maison du Kilim, look for gifts at Alaturca Taner, thenexplore the historical opulence of Uchisar Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, and finally trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ortahisar attractions planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Selcuk to Ortahisar. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ortahisar when traveling from Selcuk in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ortahisar

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Uchisar
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Alaturca Taner ©
Alaturca Taner
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
La Maison du Kilim ©
La Maison du Kilim

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Istanbul

Istanbul ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultanahmet District. Museum-lovers will get to explore Topkapi Palace and Chora Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ortahisar to Istanbul. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ortahisar in August: highs in Istanbul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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