26 days in Kos Town & Turkey Itinerary

26 days in Kos Town & Turkey Itinerary

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Kos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
Ferry to Bodrum, Taxi to Selcuk
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Selcuk, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pamukkale, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fethiye, Turkey
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kas, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympos, Turkey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Antalya, Turkey
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Goreme, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly
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Antalya, Turkey
— 4 nights
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Kos Town, Greece — 4 nights

Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kos Natural Park, Asklepion Kos and Lido Waterpark.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kos Town route planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Kos Town is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Geneva to Kos Town is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in July; daily highs in Kos Town reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Selcuk.
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Selcuk, Turkey — 2 nights

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ancient City of Ephesus as well as Adaland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Selcuk: Pamukkale (Pamukkale Thermal Pools & Kaklik Cave).

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Selcuk trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Kos Town to Selcuk in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kos Town to Selcuk due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kos Town in July: highs in Selcuk hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Pamukkale.
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Pamukkale, Turkey — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cleopatra Pools as well as Hierapolis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Hierapolis and then explore the activities along Cleopatra Pools.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pamukkale journey app.

You can drive from Selcuk to Pamukkale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Fethiye.
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Fethiye, Turkey — 4 nights

A prosperous hub of tourism on the Mediterranean coastline, Fethiye boasts one of Turkey's finest natural harbors.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Abandoned Village of Kayakoy, Butterfly Valley and Animal's Excursions.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fethiye online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Fethiye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kas.
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Kas, Turkey — 2 nights

An unspoiled fishing village for most of its existence, Kas now serves as a mostly quiet tourist town, located on the southern section of the country's Mediterranean coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Xanthos Antik Kenti as well as Kyaneai. Step out of Kas with an excursion to Saklikent Milli Parki in Fethiye--about 1h 10 min away.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kas trip planning site.

Getting from Fethiye to Kas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Kas, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Olympos.
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Olympos, Turkey — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Cirali Beach, Ulupinar Fishing And Picnic and Chimaera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cirali Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chimaera.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Olympos trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kas to Olympos takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kas in August since evenings lows in Olympos dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Antalya.
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Antalya, Turkey — 1 night

Offering both sandy beaches packed with modern amenities and a historical town center filled with Roman ruins and Ottoman mosques, Antalya serves as one of the country's major tourist destinations.
For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Antalya travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Olympos to Antalya in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Goreme.
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Goreme, Turkey — 4 nights

Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Goreme online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Antalya to Goreme takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Antalya in August, Goreme is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Antalya.
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Antalya, Turkey — 4 nights

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Antalya holiday planner.

Fly from Goreme to Antalya in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Goreme in August since evenings lows in Antalya dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Kos travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
A tiny island big on history and tradition, Kos appears littered with ancient ruins and well-preserved Corinthian columns. Located just 4 km (2 mi) from the coast of Turkey, this minute Aegean island boasts over 100 km (60 mi) of coastline and offers a string of immaculate beaches within easy walking distance of fine shops, bars, and hotels. The past and present seem to converge within the narrow streets of the town of Kos, where cosmopolitan cafes sit right next to ancient traditional taverns. Tourism and farming remain the island's main sources of revenue, its interior dotted by lush groves of almond, fig, and olive trees.
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Turkey travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
Rich in culture and customs and brimming with hospitality, natural beauty, and historical heritage, Turkey serves as a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The landmass known as Anatolia on which Turkey thrives has been home to numerous civilizations and their faiths and cultures, as attested by the 13 World Heritage Sites and countless religious sites you'll find here. Relive the ancient world through the ruins, customs, and traditions that are among the nation's most precious heritages. Adventure-seekers have plenty do to here, including mountain climbing, scuba diving, rafting, and skiing. A holiday to Turkey is incomplete without a cup of Turkish coffee, the pinnacle of Turkish cuisine inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
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