46 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

46 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

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46 days in Turkish Aegean Coast Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Canakkale
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Cesme
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Selcuk
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Didim
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bodrum City
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Marmaris
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Fethiye
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Gocek
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Islamabad

5
nights
Canakkale

Canakkale ©
A center of landmarks from Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras, Canakkale showcases natural beauty and myth.
Explore Canakkale's surroundings by going to Gallipoli (Anzac Cove, Gallipoli National Park, & more), Bozcaada (Bozcaada & Bozcaada Rüzgar Enerji Santrali) and Eceabat (Canakkale Sehitleri Aniti, Gallipoli Battlefield, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Troy (Truva), explore the different monuments and memorials at Akbas Sehitligi, pause for some photo ops at Conk Bayiri Mehmetcik Park Aniti Kemalyeri Yaziti, and explore the historical opulence of Bigali Kalesi.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Canakkale online sightseeing planner .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Canakkale is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Canakkale is little chillier than Islamabad - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cesme.

Things to do in Canakkale

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gallipoli, Eceabat, Bozcaada, Assos
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Anzac Cove ©
Anzac Cove
Troy (Truva) ©
Troy (Truva)
Bozcaada ©
Bozcaada

5
nights
Cesme

Cesme ©
The ancient coastal town of Cesme has managed to preserve its natural beauty, even after many years as one of the most popular beach resorts in Turkey's Aegean Region.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cesme: Izmir (Has Deri Leather Shop, Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower), & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ilica Plaji, learn about winemaking at Gemici Wine & Jam Shop, see the interesting displays at Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi, and explore the ancient world of Cesme Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesme holiday planner.

You can drive from Canakkale to Cesme in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Cesme can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Selcuk.

Things to do in Cesme

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Izmir, Kostem Zeytinyagi Muzesi
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
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Izmir Wild Life Park ©
Izmir Wild Life Park
Kemeralti Market ©
Kemeralti Market
Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower) ©
Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)

8
nights
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.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, see the interesting displays at Ephesus Museum, don't miss a visit to Curetes Street, and make a splash at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Selcuk tour builder tool .

Drive from Cesme to Selcuk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cesme to Selcuk. October in Selcuk sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Didim.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sirince Koyu
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 3:
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Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House) ©

4
nights
Didim

Didim ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Didim: Dilek National Park (in Guzelcamli), Kusadasi (Kusadasi Castle, Ladies Beach, & more) and Priene Antik Kenti (in Gullubahce).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Didim day trip planner.

Getting from Selcuk to Didim by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Selcuk in November since evenings lows in Didim dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bodrum City.

Things to do in Didim

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kusadasi, Priene Antik Kenti, Oleatrium
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 7:
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Ladies Beach ©
Ladies Beach
Adaland ©
Adaland
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Bodrum City

Bodrum City ©
More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bodrum City: Knidos (in Datca), Gokceler Kanyonu (in Milas) and Akvaryum PlajI (in Palamutbuku). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Castle of St. Peter, enjoy the sand and surf at Gun Batimi Plaji, step off the mainland to explore Orak Adasi, and do a tasting at Vinbodrum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bodrum City online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Didim to Bodrum City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Marmaris.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Turgutreis, Knidos, Yalikavak Marina, Ocean Jewellery, Akvaryum PlajI
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:
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Yalikavak Marina ©
Yalikavak Marina
Castle of St. Peter ©
Castle of St. Peter

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Marmaris side-trips: Akvaryum Koyu (in Datca) and Iztuzu Beach 2 (in Dalyan). There's much more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Marmaris Marina, delve into the distant past at Caunos Tombs of the Kings, explore the activities along Dalyan Nehri, and head off the coast to Sedir Island.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Marmaris trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bodrum City to Marmaris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Bodrum City in November, plan for little chillier nights in Marmaris, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fethiye.

Things to do in Marmaris

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Icmeler, Akvaryum Koyu, Iztuzu Beach 2
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 19:
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Marmaris Marina ©
Marmaris Marina
Iztuzu Beach 2 ©
Iztuzu Beach 2
Icmeler Beach ©
Icmeler Beach

6
nights
Fethiye

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Step out of Fethiye to go to Oludeniz and see Babadag, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Calis Beach, and stroll through Oludeniz PlajI.

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Drive from Marmaris to Fethiye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Fethiye can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gocek.

Things to do in Fethiye

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oludeniz, Can BaharatcIlIk Cihan Zor
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 25:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Oludeniz PlajI ©
Oludeniz PlajI
Babadag ©
Babadag

5
nights
Gocek

Gocek ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Gocek: Dalyan (Gallery Iz, Kaunos, & more), Bergama (The Acropolis, The Asklepion, & more) and Yuvarlak Cay (in Koycegiz).

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gocek online travel planner .

Gocek is just a stone's throw from Fethiye. November in Gocek sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gocek

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dalyan, Bergama, Yuvarlak Cay
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Sulungur Golu ©
Sulungur Golu
Kaunos ©
Kaunos
Lycian Rock Tombs ©
Lycian Rock Tombs