4 days in Turkey Itinerary

4 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Start: Ankara
Fly:  3 h
1
Istanbul
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Gocek
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kalkan
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Selcuk
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Ankara

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Tue), admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, thenget engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul day trip planning website.

Ankara to Istanbul is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ankara in June, you will find days in Istanbul are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Gocek.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

1
night
Gocek

Gocek
To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gocek trip site.

You can fly from Istanbul to Gocek in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gocek, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Kalkan.

Things to do in Gocek

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Kalkan

Little more than a quaint fishing village until the 1920s, in the last few decades Kalkan has managed to grow into an upscale vacation destination without succumbing to the pitfalls of mass tourism.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalkan vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Gocek to Kalkan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Kalkan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kalkan

Tours Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Selcuk

Selcuk ©
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 19th (Fri): look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Selcuk travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalkan to Selcuk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
La Tulip Art Gallery ©
La Tulip Art Gallery
Ephesus Museum ©
Ephesus Museum

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