4 days in Rize Itinerary

4 days in Rize Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rize route planner

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Fly to Trabzon International Airport, Drive to Rize
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Rize
— 3 nights
Drive to Trabzon International Airport, Fly to Istanbul

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Rize

— 3 nights
Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Change things up with a short trip to Uzungol in Caykara (about 1h 10 min away). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Kackar Daglari Milli Parki. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi, delve into the distant past at Rize Kalesi, examine the collection at Ataturk House & Ethnography Museum, and Head underground at Pileki Magarasi.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rize day trip planning site.

Istanbul to Rize is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in December: highs in Rize hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rize

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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