4 days in Turkey Itinerary

4 days in Turkey Itinerary

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4 days in Turkey Itinerary

Start: Marmaris
Drive:  3​h
1
Sirince
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Izmir
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Istanbul
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
4
Pamukkale
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
End: Marmaris

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Sirince

Sirince ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then steep yourself in history at Ancient City of Ephesus, then explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus, and finally contemplate the long history of Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House).

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sirince road trip planning app .

Marmaris to Sirince is an approximately 3-hour car ride. August in Sirince sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Izmir.

Things to do in Sirince

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Selcuk
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

1
night
Izmir

Izmir ©
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures.
On the 11th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Arkas Deniz Tarihi Muzesi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hisar Mosque, then examine the collection at Key Museum, and finally learn about all things military at Izmir Muze Gemiler Mudurlugu.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Izmir travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sirince to Izmir by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sirince in August, with highs in Izmir at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Izmir

Museums Historic Sites
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Key Museum ©
Key Museum
Hisar Mosque ©
Hisar Mosque

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque.

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Getting from Izmir to Istanbul by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Izmir in August: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

1
night
Pamukkale

Pamukkale ©
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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Kaklik Cave, then steep yourself in history at Hierapolis, and then take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pamukkale vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Istanbul to Pamukkale in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Kaklik Cave ©
Kaklik Cave

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