14 days in Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Turkey Itinerary

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14 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  13​h
1
Istanbul
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Bodrum City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Goreme
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Antalya
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Montreal, Quebec


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4
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take a stroll through Ortakoy, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul online travel route planner .

Montreal, Canada to Istanbul is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Montreal to Istanbul. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in October: highs in Istanbul hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
On the 11th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then learn about winemaking at Vinbodrum, then stop by Gallery Mustafa, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Myndos Gate, then go for a stroll along the water at Yalikavak Marina, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gun Batimi Plaji.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bodrum City attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Istanbul to Bodrum City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Bodrum City, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yalikavak Marina, Gun Batimi Plaji
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Gun Batimi Plaji ©
Gun Batimi Plaji
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter
Vinbodrum ©
Vinbodrum

4
nights
Goreme

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Take a break from Goreme with a short trip to Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Goreme National Park, get outside with Honey Valley, Goreme Turkey, and take in breathtaking views at Peri Bacalari.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Goreme trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bodrum City to Goreme takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bodrum City in October: highs in Goreme hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Antalya.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Peri Bacalari, Gore Harabeleri
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Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

2
nights
Antalya

Antalya ©
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 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Antalya Muzesi and then get in on the family fun at Hip-Notics Cable Ski. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Kaleici, then take in the dramatic scenery at Duden Waterfalls, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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You can fly from Goreme to Antalya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme in October, expect Antalya to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Antalya

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hip-Notics Cable Ski
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Kaleici ©
Kaleici
Antalya Muzesi ©
Antalya Muzesi
Hip-Notics Cable Ski ©
Hip-Notics Cable Ski

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