Timeless Turkey

A wonderful ten-day odyssey through Turkey

Timeless Turkey

Price from : 1900 €
Ideal duration : 11 days –
10 nights

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Welcome to Turkey, where ancient history dances with modernity, and landscapes as unreal and varied as they are, captivate the soul… Embark on a captivating ten-day journey through the country’s greatest wonders. Start in Istanbul, where minarets kiss the sky and every alleyway carries a story. Then take to the skies in a hot-air balloon over the rock formations of Cappadocia, an unreal world sculpted by time. In Pamukkale, immerse yourself in supernaturally hued thermal waters, while Ephesus reveals a Roman theater frozen in eternity. End your journey in Bodrum, where history meets the gentle Mediterranean breeze.
Every day in Turkey is an invitation to marvel, to discover hidden treasures, to taste unique flavors and to lose your gaze in infinite horizons. Let yourself be enchanted by the diversity of this Mediterranean jewel with its distinct history, where every moment promises a new emotion and every place tells a thousand-year-old story.

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  • Culinary specialities
  • A mix of history, culture and relaxation
  • Discover Istanbul, an extraordinary cultural epicenter
  • Accommodation always in keeping with the local atmosphere
Voyage Turquie Istanbul vacances séjour

Days 1 and 2: Istanbul

Arrive at the airport from France and rent a car to take you to your downtown hotel. Settle into a charming, carefully restored building combining late 19th-century architecture with contemporary style. The hotel, with its singular character, offers a splendid view of the Bosphorus and the Ortakoy Mosque, to be admired from breakfast.
Discover Istanbul, the city where West meets East, steeped in history and culture. Stroll the bustling streets of Sultanahmet, where you’ll find the majestic Blue Mosque, known for its distinctive blue tiles, and the magnificent Hagia Sophia, an ancient Byzantine basilica. Don’t miss Topkapi Palace, an impressive Ottoman residence. Explore the Grand Bazaar, a labyrinth of stores offering a variety of treasures.

Days 3 and 4: Cappadocia

The Cappadocia region is a veritable fairytale landscape sculpted by nature, with its unique rock formations. Fly over this magical region in a hot-air balloon at sunrise for an unforgettable experience. Explore Göreme’s rock churches, dating from the 10th to 12th centuries, and discover the impressive underground cities that bear witness to the ingenuity of the local inhabitants. You’ll sleep in one of these traditional caves, decorated with carpets and antique furniture, offering a guaranteed change of scenery. Climb a few steps and you’ll reach the rooftop, which offers an impressive panorama of the region and the hundreds of hot-air balloons crossing it at sunrise.

 

Voyage Turquie Istanbul vacances séjour
Voyage Turquie Istanbul vacances séjour

Days 5 and 6: Pamukkale and Hierapolis

Continue your journey and drop off your luggage in a small traditional house not far from Pamukkale and Hierapolis.
Pamukkale, or “Cotton Castle”, is famous for its white travertine terraces. Plunge into the natural thermal pools for a relaxing experience. Explore the ancient ruins of Hierapolis, with its well-preserved ancient theater and ancient Roman baths. End the day relaxing in the Cleopatra thermal baths.

Days 7 and 8: Ephesus and Selçuk

Settle here in a small village house perched above a breathtaking panorama of the Sirince valley. You’ll be welcomed like royalty in this authentic, traditional accommodation, still family-run and managed with all the warmth and love you need.
Ephesus, one of the world’s best-preserved ancient cities, transports you back in time with its cobbled streets, impressive theater and the Library of Celsus. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, a sacred pilgrimage site. In Selçuk, explore the archaeological museum to learn more about the fascinating history of the region.

Voyage Turquie Istanbul vacances séjour
Voyage Turquie Istanbul vacances séjour

Days 9 and 10: Bodrum

Drop your suitcases in a magnificent villa with a long history on the shores of the Aegean Sea. Take advantage of a nationally renowned restaurant that offers a soothing, warm setting at any time of day. Then set off to explore the area.
Bodrum offers the perfect combination of culture, history and seaside relaxation. Explore Bodrum Castle, home to the Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Spend some time on the golden beaches of the Aegean Sea and explore Bodrum’s local market, where you can sample local flavors. Dive into the city’s lively nightlife to round off your trip to Turkey.

Day 11: Return

Make the most of your last moments in Turkey before returning your car and flying back to France.

Further information

From €1,900 per person

This price includes: return flights Paris/Istanbul and Bodrum/Paris, airport taxes and fuel surcharges, rental of a Ford Focus or similar, flight between Istanbul and Cappadocia, 10 nights’ accommodation in charming surroundings.

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