Route & dates
Selcuk— 2 nights
Marmaris— 2 nights
Tue, Sep 27 - Sat, Oct 1
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An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient City of Ephesus, examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, look for gifts at Moon Light Souvenir Silver Shop, and cool off at Aqua Fantasy- Aquapark Hotel & SPA.
For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Selcuk road trip tool.
Istanbul to Selcuk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Istanbul in September, expect nights in Selcuk to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marmaris.
Things to do in Selcuk
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One of Turkey's major port towns and tourist resorts, Marmaris sits on the stretch of the Mediterranean coastline popularly known as the "Turkish Riviera." Nestled between verdant mountain ranges and the sea, Marmaris draws sailors and divers from around the globe, its marinas packed with private yachts and tour boats.Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Icmeler Beach, look for gifts at Trust Gold & Diamonds, thenlook for gifts at Simons Diamonds, and finally stop by Latina Goldsmiths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront activity at Marmaris Marina and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dalyan Nehri.
To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marmaris trip itinerary website.
Getting from Selcuk to Marmaris by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Marmaris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Marmaris
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