15 days in Turkey Itinerary

15 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Istanbul
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Pamukkale
— 1 night
Drive
3
Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bodrum City
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Selcuk
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Goreme, Cappadocia
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Kirsehir
— 1 night
Drive
8
Yozgat
— 1 night
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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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Istanbul online sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Istanbul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Istanbul reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

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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 23rd (Thu), explore the ancient world of Hierapolis and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pamukkale trip website.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Fethiye

— 2 nights
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): head outdoors with Billy's Beach, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then hike along The Lycian Way. On the next day, admire the ancient design of Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath and then kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fethiye trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Fethiye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Fethiye, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors · Parks · Baths · Spas

Side Trip

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Bodrum City

— 2 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for gifts at Ocean Jewellery and then get a new perspective on things with Aquapro Dive Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castle of St. Peter and then go for a stroll along the water at Yalikavak Marina.

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Drive from Fethiye to Bodrum City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fethiye in June since evenings lows in Bodrum City dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Selcuk

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Camlik Locomotive Museum and then stop by La Tulip Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) and then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Selcuk journey planning app.

You can drive from Bodrum City to Selcuk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bodrum City in June since evenings lows in Selcuk dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Goreme.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): trot along with a tour on horseback, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then look for gifts at Tribal Collections Nomadic Rugs and Textiles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Goreme National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Goreme trip builder.

You can fly from Selcuk to Goreme in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Goreme is slightly colder than Selcuk - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Kirsehir.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Kirsehir

— 1 night
Kırşehir, formerly Macissus and Justinianopolis, is a city in Turkey. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cacabey Medresesi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahi Evran Kulliyesi ve Cami.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kirsehir online vacation builder.

Drive from Goreme to Kirsehir in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Yozgat.

Things to do in Kirsehir

Historic Sites
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Yozgat

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Capanoglu Camii.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Yozgat online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kirsehir to Yozgat takes 2 hours. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yozgat

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

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.