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Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey holidays 2021 & 2022

Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Speak with a specialist for the latest advice on all your travel options. As soon as you're ready to plan, they'll create the trip you’re looking for.

  • Book by 30th September and we'll give you the flexibility to change your plans for free if changing travel guidance or restrictions impact you. Full details.

  • Your safety is our first priority. In your specialist, you have an expert advisor you can rely on before you travel and while you’re away.

As the meeting point of Europe and the Middle East, Turkey contains a striking diversity of cultures and experiences. In Istanbul, history is palpable in the mosque-spiked skyline — you can tour centuries-old monuments such as the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace, before sipping Turkish coffee in the city’s Grand Bazaar. Out in the countryside, tour vineyards and olive groves in the hillside village of Sirince, tasting some of the region’s finest wines. Our specialists have each traversed the country to pick out the best places to visit, activities and hotels, and can share their suggestions when planning your trip.

You could visit Greco-Roman Ephesus, perhaps the best-preserved classical city in the Mediterranean. We also recommend venturing to Cappadocia, in the heart of the country. Here, you can explore an otherworldly landscape of conical rock formations and hills riddled with caves, hiking to hidden monasteries before spending the night in a hotel carved out of the rock.

End your trip on the idyllic Turquoise Coast, swimming in warm, azure waters. Or, balance relaxation in Bodrum’s sheltered coves and pine-clad hills with time exploring the city’s ancient Greek ruins.

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Suggested tours for Turkey

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Suggested activities for Turkey

  • Full day visit to the Gallipoli battlefields and Troy
    Battlefield memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula

    Full day visit to the Gallipoli battlefields and Troy


    Full day visit to the Gallipoli battlefields and Troy

    Travel to the Gallipoli Peninsula, where you'll explore the beach cemeteries of fallen Allied soldiers from World War I and the ancient city of Troy.

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  • Visit to Hierapolis and Pamukkale travertines
    Pamukkale travertines

    Visit to Hierapolis and Pamukkale travertines


    Visit to Hierapolis and Pamukkale travertines

    This guided trip will take you to the limestone travertines of Pamukkale, which cascade down the hillside and to the ancient thermal spa town of Hierapolis.

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  • Whirling dervish ceremony at Surahan Caravanserai
    Whirling dervishes

    Whirling dervish ceremony at Surahan Caravanserai


    Whirling dervish ceremony at Surahan Caravanserai

    With this evening excursion you'll be taken to the large and rather grand Surahan Caravanserai, to witness a hypnotic whirling dervish ceremony.

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