13 days in Istanbul & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Istanbul & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights

6
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.
Shop till you drop at Kapali Carsi and Home Spa. Kids will enjoy Luxury Istanbul and Ortakoy. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, get a taste of the local shopping with Istiklal Street, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dalia Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planning tool.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Istanbul is an approximately 7-hour flight. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Istanbul

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Ortakoy ©
Ortakoy
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Bring the kids along to Le Marais and Eiffel Tower. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Le Bois des Aigles (in Balines). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage, take a stroll through Place de la Bastille, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris online journey builder.

Fly from Istanbul to Paris in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Istanbul in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Le Bois des Aigles
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups

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