10 days in Istanbul, Trabzon & Fethiye Itinerary

10 days in Istanbul, Trabzon & Fethiye Itinerary

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1
Istanbul
— 2 nights
2
Trabzon
— 2 nights
3
Fethiye
— 5 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, then admire the striking features of Rustem Pasha Mosque, then admire the striking features of Yeni Camii, and finally get engrossed in the history at Istanbul Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip app.

Cairo, Egypt to Istanbul is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in November, expect nights in Istanbul to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Trabzon.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Istanbul Archaeological Museum ©
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Rahmi M. Koc Museum ©
Rahmi M. Koc Museum
Pierre Loti Tepesi ©
Pierre Loti Tepesi

2
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Boztepe, take some stellar pictures from Soumela Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, and finally steep yourself in history at Gulbahar Hatun Tomb. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gulbahar Hatun Cami and then explore the striking landscape of Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trabzon trip builder site.

Fly from Istanbul to Trabzon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in November since evenings lows in Trabzon dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fethiye.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery
Boztepe ©
Boztepe
Gulbahar Hatun Tomb
Gulbahar Hatun Tomb

5
nights
Fethiye

Fethiye ©
A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Take a break from the city and head to Babadag and Parasailing & Paragliding. Tlos and Ancient Rock Tombes will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Fethiye side-trips: Kas (Kaputas Beach & Lions Tomb), Patara (Patara Plajı & Patara Antik Kenti) and Xanthos Antik Kenti (in Kalkan). There's still lots to do: stop by Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalyan Cami, explore the ancient world of Carian rock tombs, and contemplate the long history of Kaunos.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fethiye trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Trabzon to Fethiye takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Trabzon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fethiye, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fethiye

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Dalyan, Kas, Patara, Marmaris, Babadag
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Babadag ©
Babadag
Patara Antik Kenti ©
Patara Antik Kenti
Kaunos ©
Kaunos

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