7 days in Turkey Itinerary

7 days in Turkey Itinerary

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Selcuk
— 1 day
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Pamukkale
— 2 nights
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Istanbul
— 3 nights

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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 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, and finally explore the ancient world of The Temple of Artemis.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Selcuk day trip planner.

London, UK to Selcuk is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Selcuk is 3 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Selcuk to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Selcuk

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World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

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Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©

Cotton Castle

A popular spa since the second century BCE, the modern city of Pamukkale continues to draw worldwide attention with its hot springs and travertines--naturally formed calcite bathing pools.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hierapolis, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Pamukkale Balloons, then Head underground at Kaklik Cave, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Anatolia Cemetery.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale planner.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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World heritage site
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
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World heritage site
Hierapolis
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Cave
Kaklik Cave
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Istanbul

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, contemplate the long history of Basilica Cistern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Istanbul tour builder website.

Fly from Pamukkale to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Must see
Hagia Sophia
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History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

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