13 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Fly to Dalaman International Airport, Drive to Fethiye
— 4 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 1 night
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Fethiye — 4 nights

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Visit Iztuzu Beach 2 and Oludeniz PlajI for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to The Lycian Way and Calis Beach. Step out of Fethiye to go to Mugla and see Ekincik Plaji, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Team Joseph.

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Abidjan, Ivory Coast to Fethiye is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Abidjan in February: high temperatures in Fethiye hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Kekova.
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Kekova — 1 night

Kekova, also named Caravola, is a small Turkish island near Demre district of Antalya province which faces the villages of Kaleköy and Üçağız . On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tersane Koyu and then see what you can catch with Kekova kardesim-m boat.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kekova trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fethiye to Kekova takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale — 1 night

Cotton Castle

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 12th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pamukkale tour itinerary website.

Getting from Kekova to Pamukkale by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Selcuk.
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Selcuk — 1 night

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 13th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Troy Tours, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

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You can drive from Pamukkale to Selcuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Selcuk sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Goreme.
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Goreme, Cappadocia — 2 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.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of TokalI Church, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally do a tasting at Kocabag Winery. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Goreme National Park, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Camur Magarasi Katpatuka.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Goreme holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Selcuk in February: high temperatures in Goreme hover around 12°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Istanbul.
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Istanbul — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, soak in style at Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online vacation planner.

Fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in February, plan for much hotter nights in Istanbul, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Turkey travel guide

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.