4 days in Canakkale Province Itinerary

4 days in Canakkale Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Izmir, Turkey
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Assos
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bozcaada, Tenedos Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Eceabat
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: Izmir, Turkey

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Assos

Assos ©
Assos, also known as Behramkale or for short Behram, is a small historically rich town in the Ayvacık district of the Çanakkale Province, Turkey.After leaving the Platonic Academy in Athens, Aristotle (joined by Xenocrates) went to Assos, where he was welcomed by King Hermias, and opened an Academy in this city. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Assos Theatre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Athena Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Assos trip planner.

Izmir to Assos is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Izmir in May; daily highs in Assos reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bozcaada.

Things to do in Assos

Historic Sites
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Athena Temple ©
Athena Temple
Assos Theatre ©
Assos Theatre

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Bozcaada, Tenedos Island

Bozcaada ©
Tenedos or Bozcaada is an island of Turkey in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stop by Zeynep Aksu GLASS STUDIO, then enjoy the sea views from Bozcaada Rüzgar Enerji Santrali, then kick back and relax at Ayazma Plaji, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bozcaada.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bozcaada attractions website.

You can drive from Assos to Bozcaada in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eceabat.

Things to do in Bozcaada

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Bozcaada ©
Bozcaada
Zeynep Aksu GLASS STUDIO ©
Zeynep Aksu GLASS STUDIO

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nights
Eceabat

Eceabat ©
Eceabat, formerly Maydos ('''Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey, located on the eastern shore of the Gelibolu Peninsula, on the Dardanelles Strait. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Gallipoli National Park and then contemplate the long history of Anzac Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Hellas Memorial, appreciate the history behind Canakkale Sehitleri Aniti, then appreciate the history behind Eceabat Tarihe SaygI Aniti, and finally take in the history at Gallipoli Battlefield.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Eceabat online visit planner.

You can drive from Bozcaada to Eceabat in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eceabat

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gallipoli
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Anzac Cove ©
Anzac Cove
Gallipoli National Park
Gallipoli National Park
Hellas Memorial ©
Hellas Memorial

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