Get two continents for the price of one with a visit which spans Europe and Asia. Formerly known as Constantinople, Istanbul is a modern cosmopolitan city which hasn’t lost sight of its past. Take a cruise on the Bosphorus, visit the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque or dive into the narrow passageways of the Grand and Spice Bazaars.
7h45m to Pamukkale
1h00m to Pamukkale
Perch on the white terraces of what’s surely one of Turkey’s most beautiful natural wonders, its name translating as “cotton castle”. People have been coming to bathe at the hot springs here for centuries, its mineral-rich water thought by many to have health-enhancing properties and without doubt, an excellent spot for relaxation.
5h36m to Ankara
3h00m to Ankara
Enjoy the busy and bustling capital of Turkey. Known for performing arts, shopping centres, and landscaped parks, Ankara has something for everyone including the many diverse and historical archaeological sites that can be explored.
3h32m to Cappadocia
3h00m to Cappadocia
Feast your eyes upon what must be one of the most unusual landscapes on the planet. The fairy chimneys and rock-hewn caves of Cappadocia beg to be explored: it’s you who’ll choose whether to do so on foot, by car or by hot air balloon. Hidden underground cities and frescoed churches complete the line-up of attractions in one of Central Turkey’s most rewarding areas.
9h24m to Ephesus
1h30m to Ephesus
Explore the wonders of this ancient city located at the mouth of the Cayster River on the shores of the Aegean Sea. Today, walk back through centuries of rich history at the city’s prominent sites, including the Library of Celsus, Basilica of St. John, the Temple of Artemis and the Temple of Hadrian.