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

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Traveling to Selçuk, Turkey? If you're planning to go to Selçuk, we've got 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 Selçuk, Turkey

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

Important essentials for Selçuk, Turkey

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Selçuk during January, you might notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Selçuk is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Selçuk is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Selçuk, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Selçuk is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Selçuk during June, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Selçuk in July, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Selçuk during September, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Selçuk in November, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Selçuk is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the heavenly Byzantine Citadel and the St. John Basilica, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Museum of Ephesus, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Selçuk, Turkey

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

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