11 days in Izmir Province Itinerary

11 days in Izmir Province Itinerary

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Cesme
— 2 nights
2
Karaburun
— 1 night
3
Sirince
— 2 nights
4
Bergama
— 1 night
5
Izmir
— 4 nights

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Cesme

Cesme ©
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.
On the 14th (Fri), go for a stroll along the water at Cesme Marina, examine the collection at Cesme Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ilica Plaji, and finally do a tasting at Gemici Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Urla Winery, admire the landmark architecture of Cesme Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cesme AltInkum Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Cesme trip planner.

Casablanca, Morocco to Cesme is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Casablanca to Cesme due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Casablanca in August, you will find days in Cesme are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Karaburun.

Things to do in Cesme

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Urla Winery
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Cesme AltInkum Beach ©
Cesme AltInkum Beach
Cesme Marina ©
Cesme Marina
Cesme Museum ©
Cesme Museum

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Karaburun

Karaburun ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Badem Buku, kick back and relax at Boyabagi, and then head outdoors with Incirlikoy (Akvaryum) Plaji.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Karaburun sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Cesme to Karaburun in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Cesme in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Karaburun, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sirince.

Things to do in Karaburun

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Incirlikoy (Akvaryum) Plaji ©
Incirlikoy (Akvaryum) Plaji

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Sirince

Sirince ©
On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Heracles Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA, then examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, then stop by La Tulip Art Gallery, and finally stop by Sirince Koyu.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sirince travel planner.

Traveling by car from Karaburun to Sirince takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Karaburun in August: highs in Sirince hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Bergama.

Things to do in Sirince

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Selcuk
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Camlik Locomotive Museum ©
Camlik Locomotive Museum
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

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Bergama

Bergama ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Sen Naoe Hand Woven Textiles, delve into the distant past at Ruins of Pergamum, then see the interesting displays at Bergamali Kadri Egitim Tarihi Muzesi, and finally explore the ancient world of Pergamon Theatre.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bergama day trip tool.

Getting from Sirince to Bergama by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sirince in August, you will find days in Bergama are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Izmir.

Things to do in Bergama

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Sen Naoe Hand Woven Textiles ©
Sen Naoe Hand Woven Textiles
Bergamali Kadri Egitim Tarihi Muzesi ©
Bergamali Kadri Egitim Tarihi Muzesi

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Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica of St. Jonh and Forum Bornova. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at KEY Museum, don't miss a visit to Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), take a leisurely stroll along Kordonboyu, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hisar Mosque.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Izmir holiday maker site.

You can drive from Bergama to Izmir in 2 hours. In August, Izmir is a bit cooler than Bergama - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Forum Bornova ©
Forum Bornova
Basilica of St. Jonh ©
Basilica of St. Jonh
KEY Museum ©
KEY Museum

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