5 days in Kusadasi & Izmir Itinerary

5 days in Kusadasi & Izmir Itinerary

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Kusadasi
— 3 nights
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Izmir
— 1 night

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Kusadasi

Kusadasi ©
Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ephesus Museum and Hacivat Shop. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ancient City of Ephesus and Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House). Go for a jaunt from Kusadasi to Sirince to see Sirince Koyu about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ladies Beach, examine the collection at Turkish Bath Museum, delve into the distant past at Public Latrine, and cool off at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kusadasi trip maker site.

Istanbul to Kusadasi is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Kusadasi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kusadasi, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Izmir.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
Sirince Koyu ©
Sirince Koyu

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Izmir

Izmir ©

Pearl of the Aegean

The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Arkas Art Center, stop by Kemeralti Market, then make a trip to Tarihi Asansor, and finally learn about all things military at Izmir Muze Gemiler Mudurlugu.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Izmir trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kusadasi to Izmir in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kusadasi to Izmir is 1 hour. When traveling from Kusadasi in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Izmir: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Izmir

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Arkas Art Center ©
Arkas Art Center
Kemeralti Market ©
Kemeralti Market
Tarihi Asansor ©
Tarihi Asansor

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