8 days in The Balkans Itinerary

8 days in The Balkans Itinerary

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Fly
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Fethiye
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Dalyan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Finike
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kekova
— 1 night
Drive
5
Antalya
— 2 nights
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Fethiye — 2 nights

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
When in Fethiye, make a side trip to see Babadag in Oludeniz, approximately Oludeniz away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Saklikent Milli Parki, push the limits with an extreme tour, see where the ancients bathed at Lycian D Spa & Turkish Bath, and kick back and relax at Oludeniz PlajI.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fethiye road trip planning site.

Ankara to Fethiye is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ankara in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Fethiye, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dalyan.
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Dalyan — 1 night

Although it once seemed destined to become a stereotypical coastal resort, Dalyan remains unspoiled by commercial tourism because of its location within an environmentally protected area.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Dalyan Spirit Gift&Speciality Shop, then kick back and relax at Iztuzu Beach 2, then boost your wellbeing at Dalyan Mud Bath, and finally explore the ancient world of Kaunos.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dalyan attractions planner.

You can drive from Fethiye to Dalyan in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Finike.
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Finike — 1 night

On the 28th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Lymira and then delve into the distant past at Arykanda Antik Kenti.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Finike trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dalyan to Finike takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Finike sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kekova.
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Kekova — 1 night

Kekova, also named Caravola, is a small Turkish island near Demre district of Antalya province which faces the villages of Kaleköy and Üçağız . Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Sunken City Ruins of Simena and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kekova route website.

Drive from Finike to Kekova in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Antalya.
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Antalya — 2 nights

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Old City Marina, wander the streets of Kaleici, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire the sheer force of Lower Duden Waterfalls, and finally delve into the distant past at Perge Ancient City. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Antalya Aquarium, examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi, and then explore the ancient world of Hadrian's Gate.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Antalya planning app.

Traveling by car from Kekova to Antalya takes 3.5 hours. In September in Antalya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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