Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 London's Fastest Urban Zip Line in Europe!
  2. 2 Getting to Naxos and Santorini
  3. 3 Train travel
  4. 4 Trip Report Trip report: Derby, Whitby & the Scottish Borders (indy_dad's UK return)
  5. 5 Scotland, Ireland, Teenagers and road tripping, 2018
  6. 6 Trip Report Postcards from Retirement - the Britan 2017 Edition
  7. 7 Cars, etc. in Florence, Bologna
  8. 8 Trip Report A litle of the UK, some of Belgium and a bit more France.
  9. 9 DVD burning software
  10. 10 Pienza vs. San Gimignano for 4 nights?
  11. 11 Central London indoor swimming locations
  12. 12 Fabric Shops in Paris
  13. 13 Day trips from Venice and Rome
  14. 14 Spain to Jerez for Horse Show
  15. 15 WWI Battlefields
  16. 16 CENAZ airport shuttle - Prague?
  17. 17 Munich to Hallstatt in a day
  18. 18 10 days/2 kids/Munich and surrounding areas
  19. 19 Accommodations Amsterdam under 175€
  20. 20 Best hotel other than Sirenuse in Positano for honeymoon?
  21. 21 Iceland 3 day layover
  22. 22 hotels in Reyjkavik
  23. 23 Trip Report Athens, Greece to Venice...maybe my favorite trip yet?
  24. 24 Trip Report This Pirate goes to Penzance, and then on to the land of Fire and Ice
  25. 25 Milos beach stay
View next 25 » Back to the top

Ephesus or Turquoise coast?

Jump to last reply

Hi all,
I am planning a 10 day family trip to Turkey beginning of May 2013 (kids 12, 14 and 16 by then) with the following outline:

3 nights in Istanbul (2 full days of sight-seeing)

4 nights in Cappadocia (3 full days of hiking and sight-seeing)

3 nights on Turquoise coast OR 3 nights (2 full days) to explore Ephesus and Pamukkale

We will be flying to Turkey from Paris, probably with Pegasus (only low cost I have found to/from Paris). We will try to fly into one city and out of another to save time and money.

I had initially planned Istanbul – Cappadocia – Izmir, but I am starting to ask myself if we should skip Ephesus in favor of the Turquoise coast?

Do you have any suggestions on how to put together the logistics of going from Cappadocia to the coast, and what town would be nice for a family stay (not too invaded by tourists)?

We like active vacations with lots of outdoors, historical or natural sights, not too much big city (hence two days only in Istanbul) and are also looking for a good mix to get a general feel for the country.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions

17 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement