14 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

14 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

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14 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  14​h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Urgup, Turkey
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  8​h
3
Pamukkale, Turkey
— 1 night
4
Selcuk, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
7
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Singapore, Singapore


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2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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 31st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, then explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and finally don't miss a visit to Hippodrome (At Meydani).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Istanbul is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Istanbul, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Istanbul to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Urgup.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

1
night
Urgup, Turkey

A comfortable base for exploring the historical region of Cappadocia in the central part of the country, Urgup remains best known for its striking architecture of stone-cut buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Urgup trip planner .

You can fly from Istanbul to Urgup in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for colder nights in Urgup, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Pamukkale.

Things to do in Urgup

Tours Outdoors
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Balloon Rides

1
night
Pamukkale, Turkey

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Pamukkale Thermal Pools, explore the ancient world of Hierapolis, then stroll the grounds of Anatolia Cemetery, and finally explore the ancient world of Laodikeia.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Urgup to Pamukkale in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Pamukkale

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Laodikeia
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Hierapolis ©
Hierapolis
Pamukkale Thermal Pools ©
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
Anatolia Cemetery ©
Anatolia Cemetery

2
nights
Selcuk, Turkey

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), stop by La Tulip Art Gallery, examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, explore the ancient world of Ephesus Terrace Houses, explore the ancient world of Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu, then explore the ancient world of Ancient City of Ephesus, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibliotheque de Celsus.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Selcuk trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pamukkale to Selcuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Selcuk, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Bibliotheque de Celsus ©
Bibliotheque de Celsus
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
Ancient City of Ephesus
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu ©
Efes Antik Kenti Tiyatrosu

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, take a stroll through Little Venice, and then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street.

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Traveling by flight from Selcuk to Mykonos Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Selcuk to Mykonos Town is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Selcuk in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Mykonos Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally stop by Nerium Oleander. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mykonos Town to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Heraklion are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, and don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Heraklion to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Athens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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