7 days in Istanbul, Bursa & Yalova Itinerary

7 days in Istanbul, Bursa & Yalova Itinerary

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Istanbul
— 3 nights
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Bursa
— 2 nights
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Yalova
— 1 day
Drive
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Istanbul
— 1 night

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Istanbul — 3 nights

Queen of Cities

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.
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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Istanbul. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Bursa.
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Bursa — 2 nights

The first Ottoman capital and a World Heritage Site, Bursa is known as "The Royal Springs" for its famous hot mineral waters--though it offers much more than your typical spa destination.
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You can drive from Istanbul to Bursa in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Istanbul in March since evenings lows in Bursa dip to 7°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yalova.
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Yalova — 1 day

Yalova is a city located in northwestern Turkey, near the eastern coast of the Sea of Marmara. On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Yuruyen Kosk, then see the interesting displays at Ataturk Kosku, and then stroll around Yalova Kent Orman Cifte Selale.

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Drive from Bursa to Yalova in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Istanbul.
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Istanbul — 1 night

Queen of Cities

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Meryem Ana Rum Ortodoks Kilisesi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

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You can drive from Yalova to Istanbul in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yalova in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Istanbul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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