- 15 Day Tour of Turkey - Go Mediterranean
Constantinople to Hellas. In plain English - Istanbul to Athens via a chunk of the best of Turkey and the choicest Greek islands. Gallipoli, Troy, Mykonos, Ios, Santorini. It’s all here!
Welcome to Turkey! Arrive Istanbul and transfer to hotel in Sultanahmet. Rest of day free.
Overnight - Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul
Enjoy a tour of old Istanbul. Rest of day free. Tonight, we enjoy a group Welcome Dinner at a typical Turkish restaurant. Dinner and overnight - Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul - Gallipoli
At the historical WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli, we enjoy a guided tour with lunch. Lunch and overnight - Gallipoli.
Days 4 - 5 - Gallipoli - Kusadasi
Heading south, we visit famous before exploring the Roman ruins of Pergamum. We continue to the coastal resort of Kusadasi with a stop at a leather manufacturer. On day 5, we explore the Roman ruins of legendary Ephesus, once the capital of Asia Minor. We also visit Selcuk Museum and a carpet manufacturing house. Dinner and overnight (2) - Kusadasi.
Days 6 - 13 - Kusadasi - Greek islands
Bidding farewell to Turkey, we commence our travels in Greece. Travelling by inter-island ferries we visit the best of the Greek Islands including - Samos, Mykonos, Ios and Santorini. We’ll be able to explore some of the best of these islands with time for relaxation and working on that tan. Choose a couple of optional day trips to outerlying islands, perhaps hire a jetski or go water-skiing. The choice is yours. Overnight - Mykonos (2), Ios (2) and Santorini (3). Our trip dossier contains further itinerary details!
Days 13 - 15 - Santorini - Athens
On day 13, we travel by inter-island ferry to Athens. Tonight, perhaps hit one of the many tavernas in the Plaka district. On day 14, we explore on a walk in Athens some of the Graeco-Roman sights in this historical city such as the Temple of Zeus, the Roman Agora, the Acropolis and of course, the Parthenon - an enduring city symbol. On the morning of day 15, our tour ends after breakfast.
Istanbul & the Bosphorus * Gallipoli - memorials, trenches and battlefields * Troy
Aegean Coast * Ruins of Pergamum & Ephesus * Kusadasi * Pamukkale thermal pools & Roman Hierapolis * Leather/carpet manufacturing houses * Samos * Mykonos * Ios * Santorini * Athens
Airport arrival transfer * 14 nights acommmodation 2 - 3 star hotels * 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners PLUS Welcome Dinner * Guided sightseeing - Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ruins of Ephesus & Pergamum & Pamukkale/Hierapolis, * Tour leader * Relevant transfers - modern air-cond. coach * Greece - transportation by scheduled inter-island ferries
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£699 GBP per person in July and August (single supplement - £199)
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