19 days in Turkey Itinerary

19 days in Turkey Itinerary

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19 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Taxi:  9 h
1
Pamukkale
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Goreme
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Istanbul
— 10 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dublin

2
nights
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 26th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery, delve into the distant past at Hierapolis, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On your second day here, get outside with Pamukkale Balloons, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pamukkale road trip planning app .

Dublin, Ireland to Pamukkale is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Dublin to Pamukkale, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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Balloon Rides
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis

6
nights
Goreme

Goreme ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Goreme side-trips: Guzelyurt (Selime Monastery & Guzelyurt Valley Monastery) and Derinkuyu (Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri & Kaymakli Underground City). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Keslik Monastery, look for gifts at Alaturca Taner, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Goreme online day trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Pamukkale to Goreme in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Uchisar, Derinkuyu, Urgup, Guzelyurt, Bezirhane Pottery
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Off-Road Tours

10
nights
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Goreme to Istanbul by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Goreme in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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