7 days in Gaziantep & Malatya Itinerary

7 days in Gaziantep & Malatya Itinerary

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Gaziantep
— 3 nights
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Malatya
— 3 nights
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Gaziantep

— 3 nights
A haven for foodies, Gaziantep boasts almost 200 bakeries with what many claim to be the best baklava in the world.
Change things up with a short trip to Balikligol in Sanliurfa (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Gaziantep Castle, get to know the resident critters at Gaziantep Zoo, explore the world behind art at Zeugma Mosaic Museum, and examine the collection at Gaziantep Oyun ve Oyuncak Muzesi.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gaziantep trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Gaziantep. August in Gaziantep sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Malatya.

Things to do in Gaziantep

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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Malatya

— 3 nights
Malatya is a large city in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey and the capital of Malatya Province. Step out of Malatya to go to Adiyaman and see Mount Nemrut, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Levent Valley, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sire Bazaar (Dried Apricot Bazaar), delve into the distant past at Aslantepe Ruins, and admire the landmark architecture of Battalgazi Grand Mosque.

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You can drive from Gaziantep to Malatya in 3.5 hours. August in Malatya sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malatya

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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