7 days in Canakkale Province & Ayvalik Itinerary

7 days in Canakkale Province & Ayvalik Itinerary

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7 days in Canakkale Province & Ayvalik Itinerary

Start: Antalya, Turkey
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Canakkale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bozcaada, Tenedos Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Ayvalik
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Antalya, Turkey

2
nights
Canakkale

Canakkale ©
A center of landmarks from Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras, Canakkale showcases natural beauty and myth.
Get some historical perspective at Kilitbahir Castle and 57. Piyade Alayi Sehitligi. Appreciate the collections at Troya Muzesi and Military Marine Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Canakkale: Assos Theatre (in Assos) and Eceabat (Gallipoli Battle Museum & Canakkale Destani Tanitim Merkezi). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Kabatepe Kumsali and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Namazgah Tabyalari.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Canakkale travel itinerary planner.

Antalya to Canakkale is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Antalya in June: highs in Canakkale hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bozcaada.

Things to do in Canakkale

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Eceabat, Assos Theatre
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Troya Muzesi ©
Troya Muzesi
Assos Theatre ©
Assos Theatre
57. Piyade Alayi Sehitligi ©
57. Piyade Alayi Sehitligi

1
night
Bozcaada, Tenedos Island

Bozcaada ©
Tenedos or Bozcaada is an island of Turkey in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. On the 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Mitos Plaji, kick back and relax at Beylik Koyu, then take in the exciting artwork at Nunc, then examine the collection at Bozcaada Museum, and finally stop by Sarap Takilari.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bozcaada trip maker .

Traveling by car from Canakkale to Bozcaada takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bozcaada can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ayvalik.

Things to do in Bozcaada

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Beylik Koyu ©
Beylik Koyu

3
nights
Ayvalik

Ayvalik ©
Ayvalık is a seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi and Paragon AVM. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zeus AltarI and Pergamon Theatre. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Cunda Kesebir Beach, stroll through Paterica Koyu, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ayvalik day trip planning website .

Drive from Bozcaada to Ayvalik in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayvalik

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cunda Island, Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi, Pergamon Theatre, Zeus AltarI
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Sarikiz Kazdagi Etnografya Galerisi ©
Zeus AltarI ©
Zeus AltarI
Scuba & Snorkeling