Antalya, Turkey
The perfect 7 days itinerary

Antalya, a city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey, is known as the Turquoise Coast for its blue waters. It's a gateway to Turkey's southern Mediterranean region, known as the Turquoise Coast for its blue waters. With its large marina, beautiful beaches, traditional marketplaces, and historic Ottoman architecture, Antalya offers a blend of relaxation and cultural exploration. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 7-day trip to this beautiful city.

What to do in Antalya?

This 7 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Antalya. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Welcome to Antalya

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Antalya Museum, which houses a vast collection of artifacts from the Mediterranean and Pamphylia regions in Turkey.

Afternoon

Head to the Old Town (Kaleiçi) and explore the narrow, winding streets lined with historic houses and gardens. Visit the iconic Hadrian's Gate, a triumphal arch which was built in the name of the Roman emperor Hadrian.

Evening

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Old Harbour, where you can enjoy stunning views of the sea and the city's skyline.


Day 2: Exploring the Ancient Ruins

Full Day

Take a day trip to the ancient city of Perge, where you can explore the well-preserved Roman ruins. Continue to Aspendos, an ancient city known for its theatre, which is considered to be the best-preserved theatre of antiquity.


Day 3: A Day at the Beach

Full Day

Spend the day at Konyaaltı Beach, one of Antalya's most popular beaches. Enjoy the sun, swim in the clear blue waters, and try some water sports.


Day 4: Exploring the Natural Wonders

Full Day

Take a day trip to the Düden Waterfalls, a group of waterfalls in the province of Antalya. The waterfalls, formed by the recycle station water, are located 12 kilometers north-east of Antalya.


Day 5: Shopping and Relaxation

Morning

Visit the Antalya Bazaar, where you can shop for souvenirs, spices, and traditional Turkish goods.

Afternoon

Head to the Antalya Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the world, and marvel at the variety of marine life.

Evening

Relax at one of the traditional Turkish baths (hammams) in the city.


Day 6: Exploring the Local Cuisine

Full Day

Take a cooking class and learn how to prepare traditional Turkish dishes. Enjoy the fruits of your labor for lunch. In the evening, dine at one of the city's top seafood restaurants.


Day 7: Farewell to Antalya

Morning

Spend your last day in Antalya relaxing and reflecting on your trip. Take a leisurely walk along the Lara Beach, known for its soft sand and clear waters.

Afternoon

Visit the Sandland, an open-air museum showcasing impressive sand sculptures.

Evening

Enjoy a farewell dinner at a restaurant offering panoramic views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea.


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