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Historical Tour to the Turkish Coast

Enjoy a week exploring some of Turkey's best Greco-Roman sites, including Ephesus, Aphrodisias and the impressive Temple of Apollo at Didyma. We also visit the less well known sites of Sardes and Priene. In Pamukkale, like the ancients before us, we can enjoy a dip in the hot mineral waters of the spa or visit the ruins of ancient Hierapolis. We also tour the historic harbour city of Caunos, relax at a thermal spa hotel and beside the waters at Lake Bafa and there's the chance to visit the turtle conservation centre at beautiful Iztuzu Beach.

Tour Highlights

  • Ephesus - One of the ancient world's most iconic and important archaeological sites
  • Pamukkale and Hierapolis - Admire the hillside of white travertines and explore historic Hierapolis
  • Aphrodisias - Discover the lesser visited but amazingly well-preserved Greco-Roman stadium
  • Sardes - Visit to the extraordinary site rarely featured on other tours and stay in a thermal spa hotel
  • Lake Bafa - Stay in accommodation set amongst olive groves on the shore of the picturesque lake


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    Join trip in Dalyan

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    River boat to Caunos and Iztuzu Beach

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    Drive to Lake Bafa via historic Stratonikeia and Milas

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    Visit to ancient Didyma and Priene en route to Selcuk

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    Visit to Ephesus and Birgi; overnight at a thermal spa hotel

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    Drive via Sardes and Buldan to Pamukkale and Hierapolis

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    Visit the Greco-Roman site of Aphrodisias en route to Fethiye

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    Trip ends in Fethiye

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Historical Treasures of Turkey
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Why Book this tour
In just one week you'll get to discover some of Turkey's best known historical sights along with lesser visited but equally impressive ancient monuments. You'll also stay on the shores of Lake Bafa and in a thermal spa hotel and have time to relax and swim on the beautiful Turquoise Coast.
Included meals 7 0 1
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Boat
7 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18