Weather Averages for Istanbul in September
Averages for Istanbul in September
The weather is still fantastic in Istanbul in September, which is a great time to visit if you want to enjoy high temperatures and plenty of sunshine without being stuck in the large crowds that the summer months attract. Temperatures can soar up to 23°C during the day, cooling slightly after sunset to 16°C.
The sea is still pleasantly warm during September, so grab your towel and head for the beach. If you’re interested in sports, Non Stop Beach is the place to be. Here you’ll find beach volleyball, tennis and basketball, as well as a wide range of water sports. This beach is also known for hosting amazing parties and fantastic concerts.
Pick up a souvenir or some gifts to take home at the Grand Bazaar – one of the largest covered marketplaces in the world. Here you’ll find over 4,000 stalls selling everything you could ever dream of, including Oriental rugs, antiquities, ceramics, hookahs, jewellery and souvenirs.
If you feel like booking an excursion, but fancy something a bit out of the ordinary, try the Istanbul by Night Tour. At around 8 pm a coach will stop by your hotel to pick you up and whisk you away to a nightclub in Istanbul. You’ll get to enjoy fabulous Turkish food before being treated to several shows performed by great acts, including belly dancers, singers and folk groups.
With so many spectacular restaurants in Istanbul, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Kayikci Restaurant comes highly recommended and is a great place to try Turkish cuisine. Here you’ll find a large menu filled with local specialities.
Sur Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, complete with air conditioning, TV, mini bar and spectacular views. This family-run hotel charges low rates, so it’s very popular with families and couples looking for a cheap getaway in Istanbul.