8 days in Turkey Itinerary

8 days in Turkey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Turkey planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Canakkale
— 1 night
2
Oludeniz
— 1 night
3
Marmaris
— 1 night
4
Kusadasi
— 1 night
5
Selcuk
— 1 night
6
Manisa
— 1 night
7
Kutahya
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5

1
night
Canakkale

Canakkale
A center of landmarks from Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras, Canakkale showcases natural beauty and myth.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Seyit Onbasi Monument, take in the history at Gallipoli Battlefield, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Namazgah Tabyalari. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Gallipoli National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Canakkale vacation planning website.

Istanbul to Canakkale is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Canakkale can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oludeniz.

Things to do in Canakkale

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Gallipoli National Park
Gallipoli National Park
Seyit Onbasi Monument ©
Seyit Onbasi Monument

1
night
Oludeniz

Oludeniz ©
Famous for its big lagoon, Oludeniz acts like a magnet for mass tourism, featuring some of the most photographed beaches on the Mediterranean.
On the 27th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Ancient Rock Tombes, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally look for gifts at Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor.

To plan Oludeniz vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Canakkale to Oludeniz in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marmaris.

Things to do in Oludeniz

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Rock Tombes ©
Ancient Rock Tombes
Scuba & Snorkeling
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Marmaris

Marmaris ©
One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): push the limits with an extreme tour, then stop by Kurt Jewellery, then kick back and relax at Icmeler Beach, and finally explore the historical opulence of Marmaris Museum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marmaris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oludeniz to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marmaris can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Marmaris

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Marmaris Museum ©
Marmaris Museum
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the historical opulence of Kusadasi Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaleici Camii, and finally explore the world behind art at Hacivat Shop.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kusadasi online itinerary planner.

Drive from Marmaris to Kusadasi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Marmaris to Kusadasi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marmaris in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kusadasi, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kusadasi Castle ©
Kusadasi Castle
Hacivat Shop ©
Hacivat Shop

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hadrian, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally delve into the distant past at Public Latrine.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Selcuk driving holiday planner.

Selcuk is just a short distance from Kusadasi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kusadasi to Selcuk. August in Selcuk sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Manisa.

Things to do in Selcuk

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hadrian
Temple of Hadrian
Public Latrine ©
Public Latrine
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus

1
night
Manisa

Manisa ©
Manisa is a large city in Turkey's Aegean Region and the administrative seat of Manisa Province.Modern Manisa is a booming center of industry and services, advantaged by its closeness to the international port city and the regional metropolitan center of İzmir and by its fertile hinterland rich in quantity and variety of agricultural production. On the 31st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Manisa Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Spil, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Manisa travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Selcuk to Manisa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Selcuk in August; daily highs in Manisa reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kutahya.

Things to do in Manisa

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Spil ©
Mount Spil
Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi ©
Sultan Camii ve Kulliyesi
Manisa Museum ©
Manisa Museum

1
night
Kutahya

Kutahya ©
Kütahya is a city in western Turkey with 237,804 inhabitants (2011 estimate), lying on the Porsuk river, at 969 metres above sea level. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kutahya Ulu Camii, then explore the ancient world of Aizonai Antik Kenti-2000 Yıllık Antik Roma Köprüsü, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of DumlupInar Sehitligi.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kutahya holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Manisa to Kutahya takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Manisa in August, you will find days in Kutahya are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kutahya

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kutahya Ulu Camii ©
Kutahya Ulu Camii
DumlupInar Sehitligi ©
DumlupInar Sehitligi

Similar plans

9 days in Izmir Province BY A USER FROM ISRAEL November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Izmir Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Mugla Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, kids, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Mugla Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, relaxing, romantic, popular sights Preferences: June, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Izmir Province BY A USER FROM AZERBAIJAN August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Izmir Province & Mugla Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Canakkale Province, Izmir Province & Mugla Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans