Balikesir, Turkey: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Balikesir, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Balikesir, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Balikesir, Turkey

Based on the climate and weather in Balikesir, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Balikesir, Turkey

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Balikesir, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Balikesir, Turkey by month

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January

January in Balikesir is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Balikesir in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March for Balikesir is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Balikesir in April, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Balikesir in May, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Balikesir in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you are traveling to Balikesir in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Balikesir during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 40 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Balikesir in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Balikesir in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Balikesir in November, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Balikesir during December, you will probably see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the must-see Zagnos Pasha Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Balikesir tourism authority.

If you see the Balıkesir Museum - National Forces Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Balikesir, Turkey

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Balikesir.

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