200
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Kocaeli Province trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Kocaeli Province

Trip Planner Europe  /  Turkey  /  Kocaeli Province
Kocaeli Province is a province of Turkey and one of only two to not have the same official name as its capital, İzmit, which is thus also sometimes called Kocaeli. The province is the successor of the Ottoman-era Sanjak of Kocaeli. The largest towns in the province are İzmit and Gebze. The traffic code is 41. The province is located at the easternmost end of the Marmara Sea around the Gulf of İzmit. Kocaeli is bordered by the province of Istanbul and the Marmara Sea to the west, the Black Sea to the north, the province of Sakarya to the east, the province of Bursa to the south and the province of Yalova to the southwest. The metropolitan area of Istanbul extends to the Kocaeli-Istanbul provincial border. The size and natural conditions of the Bay of İzmit allow for extensive port facilities, including the Gölcük Naval Base. The province is called the industrial capital of Turkey. Kocaeli has an airport named Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station which is used for military and civilian transport. Kocaeli has two universities: Kocaeli University and Gebze Technical University.
Kocaeli Province is in Turkey. Add Kocaeli Province and other destinations to your itinerary using our Turkey journey app , and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Kocaeli Province

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Kocaeli Province

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Kocaeli Province

2 days in Kocaeli Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Izmit BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Gebze BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Gebze & Istanbul BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Izmit BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Izmit BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Izmit BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Izmit BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Kocaeli Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Kocaeli Province BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Turkey BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans