With unique historical and archaeological sites, breathtaking natural beauty, religious and cultural diversity, and a welcoming tradition of hospitality, Turkey is one of the most beautiful and fascinating countries in the world to visit.
Surrounded on three sides by three different seas, its shores are laced with sandy beaches, bays, coves, ports, islands and peninsulas while inland majestic mountains, deep valleys, sparkling lakes and rivers, waterfalls and grottoes abound. Above all though, Turkey is a huge open-air museum of all the civilizations that have inhabited this land. The vast amount of historical and archaeological wealth is incredible, so it is not surprising that Turkey has always been one of the world's most
On this fully comprehensive tour we will see the domed mosques, minarets and palaces of exotic Istanbul, the energetic, modern capital city of Ankara with its tree-lined avenues, the rock churches of Cappadocea, the incredible Goreme Valley, Konya - home of the whirling dervishes, the thermal springs and amazing rock formations of Pamukkale and the city of Bursa - famous for its Ottoman architecture and enticing silk markets. We will enjoy some time at leisure at the seaside resort of Kusadasi, and nearby is perhaps the main highlight of the tour - Ephesus, the world's best preserved ancient city.
*** Those joining any of our tours to Europe must be able to walk fairly long distances and climb stairs easily.