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Introduction to Konya

Welcome to Konya! This metropolitan municipality in Central Anatolia, Turkey is a bucket list destination, home to many famous attractions, including Mevlana Museum, Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden, and Culture Park. In this ultimate travel guide to Konya, you will learn everything you need to know before booking your ticket to Turkey. Discover the day-to-day life of the 2,232,374 people who call Konya home and explore the region’s fascinating history, rich culture, and distinct architecture.

Easily accessible from Konya airport, Konya is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Turkey any time of the year.

You'll learn more fascinating facts about Konya as you explore this spectacular region.

Traveling to Konya is especially rewarding for anyone eager to connect with locals and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the region of Konya below!

Top services in Konya

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Konya, Turkey. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 298 airlines that fly to Turkey. Browse the 12 top-rated tours available to you in Konya. Compare the rates and services of the 3 types of places to stay in Konya and the 6 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Konya.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Konya, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Konya on your vacation in Turkey.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Konya from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the region of Konya!

What to see in Konya

Photo of the Goksu River are located in a small town called Hadim in the province of Konya.

Konya has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the region.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the region of Konya.

Top attractions in Konya

Home to plenty of top attractions, Konya is more than just a wonderful region in Turkey. Konya is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Turkey.

One fascinating sight in Konya is the unforgettable Mevlana Museum. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the region, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Konya.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Turkey, check out our list of top attractions in Konya below. Discover the best places to visit in Konya, including the fascinating Mevlana Museum, Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden, Culture Park, Around the World in 80 Thousand Park, and Sille Baraj Parkı.

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Things to do in Konya

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Enrich your travel experience in Konya by joining tours and activities. Konya offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the region.

Discover the most popular experiences in Konya below.

Most popular experiences in Konya

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the region of Konya.

Konya offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Bus Tours, and Guided Day Trips are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Turkey.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Konya by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Konya

Travelers in Konya can choose from 6 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Cultural Tours is the answer.

The most popular tour in Konya is the fantastic Highlights of Konya. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Konya one of the best travel destinations in Turkey.

Konya also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable Rumi Route: A self-guided audio tour into Rumi's world is the cheapest tour in the region, and is a popular Historical Tour. This experience costs around 5 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Konya. This Historical Tour is available in 1 language: English. Around 4 travelers have given this activity an average rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Secure an unforgettable experience for your upcoming trip to Konya and book a top-rated tour in the region. Discover the best tours, activities, and tickets in Konya below.


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Discover the best things to do in Konya. Choose from 12 fantastic tours and activities available in the region.

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Vacation packages in Konya

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The best and easiest way to visit Konya is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Turkey.

Booking a vacation package to Konya means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Konya to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Konya is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find unique vacation packages to Konya, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the region of Konya.

Popular types of vacations in Konya

The most popular way to experience Konya is by visiting the region as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Turkey. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Konya on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Turkey, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Turkey, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Konya, there is a vacation package for you.

Discover the most popular vacation packages in Konya below.

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Discover and compare vacation packages that take you to the wonderful region of Konya.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in Konya get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in Turkey. Your customized holiday package to Konya is only a few clicks away!

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Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Turkey.

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How to get to Konya

To get to the region of Konya the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Turkey can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Konya by booking flights with any of the 6 airlines that offer direct flights to Konya airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Konya airport are Ryanair, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, and Air China. Go to this page to compare all flights to Konya.

To reach the region of Konya, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Konya airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Konya, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Konya airport and Konya below.

Find cheap flights to Konya

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Konya, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Turkey. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Konya, Turkey, in May.

The cheapest one-way flight to Konya costs around 62 EUR and is offered by the airline Pegasus.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Konya cost approximately 25 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on May 20 and the return flight is scheduled on May 1. The flight time is around 2 hours per way.

The return flight is operated by Istanbul Airport.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Turkey and the region of Konya from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Konya

Travelers visiting Konya in Turkey can fly to Konya airport directly from 1371 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Konya airport and the region of Konya in Turkey depart from Cochin International airport in Kochi, India, Sydney airport in Sydney, Australia, and Tocumen International airport in Panama City, Panama.

Travelers can fly to Turkey by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Kochi; from 1 weekly flight(s) from Sydney; and from 1 weekly flight(s) from Panama City.

The airline that operates most flights to Turkey is Cambodia Airways. Cambodia Airways offers 2 scheduled flight routes to Turkey.

Discover the most popular flights to Konya below. Click to view flights to Konya, Turkey from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in Konya

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a region as fantastic as Konya is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Konya usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Konya offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the region allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Konya and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Konya planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Konya, you'll find 3 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Turkey can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Konya. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the region, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Konya.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Konya in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Konya

A trip to the fascinating Konya, Turkey, means opportunities to relax at any of the 3 different types of places to stay in the region. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 15 hotels, 1 bed & breakfast and 1 hostel. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Konya provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the region, Ali Bilir Otel *** is one of the top picks of travelers in Konya.

The hotel is located at Dalyan, Bilir Sk. No:1, 42700 Beyşehir/konya, Turkey and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Restaurant, and Free Wi-Fi.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Konya. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Konya, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Aksehir Butik Hotel. For approximately 22 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Unknown at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 3 different types of places to stay in Konya. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Konya

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Konya for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the region is home to around 17 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Konya provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Konya are created equal, finding the best in the region often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Konya.

When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Konya, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Ali Bilir Otel ***, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Konya. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the region of Konya on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the region of Konya that match the information provided.

Car rental in Konya

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Konya. Konya has 6 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Konya start from 43.84 EUR per day or 306.89 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Peugeot 208.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Konya, starting from 41.1 EUR per day or 287.71 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Renault Clio.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Konya, Turkey, below.

Popular types of car rental in Konya

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the region of Konya to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Konya can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Turkey at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Konya is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Konya is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the region of Konya.

Check out all options available in Konya and book the car rental for your upcoming adventures in Turkey below.

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Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful region of Konya. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Konya, Turkey, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Konya

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The region of Konya is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Turkey. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Turkey has it all.

Turkey is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Turkey that are as magical as the region of Konya. The most popular travel destinations in Turkey are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in Turkey

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Turkey. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Learn more about Turkey

There are many reasons to visit the region of Konya, but a trip to Turkey needs no explanation.

Exploring Turkey, which spans 783,562 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Turkey offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Mevlana Museum, Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden, and the Culture Park, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Turkey.

Click or tap the link below to discover more about Turkey.

Domestic flights from Konya

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A taste of Turkey through a visit to Konya can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Konya to another remarkable destination in Turkey.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the region of Konya to other spectacular locations in Turkey, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Popular domestic flights from Konya

Travelers in Turkey can catch flights to domestic airports in Istanbul, and İzmir. Domestic flights in Turkey are operated by 3 airlines: Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress. There are around 4 scheduled flight routes operating to Konya on a weekly basis.

From Konya, travelers can book scheduled flights to 2 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from Konya depart to many top-rated destinations in Turkey and are offered by Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

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Traveling to another city or region in Turkey? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Konya to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Turkey on the selected dates.