Hop to the coastlines which are famous for natural reserves and trekking paths used by ancient heroes.

Destinations

Activities

Day 1

Izmir

Izmir

Mainland port Popular Nightlife

Turkey’s third largest city, Izmir was an important stop on the Silk Road. The Pamukkale pools of the region have been in use for thousands of years. Known itself in ancient history as an important city, Smyrna, Izmir encompasses the area of the former capital of the Attalid Dynasty and the capital of the Roman Province of Asia, Pergamon, as well as the mighty ancient Ephesus.

Izmir Agora

Historic, Architecture

Take a trip Inside the Agora grounds in Izmir, built by Alexander the Great and finished by the Roman Empire, that now functions as an open air museum.


Kadifekale

Historic, Architecture, Castle

Observe the city’s castle built for the ancient Greek city of Smyrna, Kadifekale.


Ancient Ephesus

Historic, Architecture

Get astonishing pictures at the gates of the wide site of ancient Ephesus near Selcuk.

Day 2

Chios

Chios

Island

Island that flourished and received favors from other islands and cities thanks to its main symbol - mastic oil, that is available only on Chios. Mastic trees get enough love only here. Chios forests inspired many big authors and composers.

Chios castle

Castle, Historic, Architecture

Transcend through all historical periods in the byzantian castle in the island’s capital, also named Chios

Cesme-Alacati

Cesme-Alacati

Mainland port Town

Endless beaches, including the most beautiful one in Turkey within close reach. The province filled up with ancient sites in each direction.

Cesme Castle

Castle, Historic, Museum, Architecture

Restored in modern days and home to the Archaeology Museum


Cesme Old Town

Traditional, Historic, Architecture

Feels just like a traditional Greek village

Day 3

Kusadasy

Kusadasy

Mainland port Popular

Plethora of ancient sites and big destinations in the vicinity. Big opportunity to add together best locations and form a complex tour.

Dilek peninsula

Nature, Beach

Explore the giant national park area with many beaches for swimming and sunbathing

Day 4

Samos

Samos

Island

Samos is the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, after whom the Pythagorean theorem is named, the philosopher Epicurus, and the astronomer Aristarchus of Samos, who proposed that the Earth revolves around the sun. The fabulist Aesop lived here as a slave.

Samos mountains

Hiking, View, Rock climbing, Rock formations, Waterfall, Nature

Go hiking in the mountains of Ambelos, Karvouni and Kerkis for panoramic views

Day 5

Bodrum

Bodrum

Mainland port Popular City

One of the biggest resorts in Turkey with city vibes and activities for the whole day.

Day 6

Kos

Kos

Island

Kos is referred to as the garden island among the Greek due to its geography, which allows enough rain. It is spacious and accommodates towns and mountains, flatlands and wetlands, lakes and long beaches. Kos was also home of Hippocrates, the "Father of Modern Western Medicine".

Asclepion of Kos

Historic, Architecture

Where Hippocrates founded his medical school and the largest hospital in Ancient Greece

Day 7

Marmaris

Marmaris

Nightlife Mainland port Popular

Marmaris is famous for its beaches, being part of Turkish Riviera and famous Blue Voyage Route. Outstanding nightlife, countless resort facilities and many hiking routes with landmarks.

Day 8

Rhodes

Rhodes

Island Popular

The largest and historically the most important of the Dodecanese islands. Rhodes owes its name to the fragrant roses which grow across its plains.

Rhodes castle

Castle, Historic, Architecture

Jump right away to the top attraction of Rhodes town, the Rhodes castle.

Day 9

Fethiye

Fethiye

Town Popular Mainland port

Rock tombs in the area, which date back over 3,000 years, are on UNESCO’s World Heritage Tentative List.

Day 10

Kas

Kas

Mainland port Town

A quiet pleasant town with turquoise blue sea and narrow streets scented with jasmine flowers. Arts festival, jazz concerts in the Hellenistic theatre, ceramics exhibitions and a vast variety of underwater cultural heritage.

Lycian Way

Hiking, Nature, Historic

Enjoy one of the best and the lengthiest trekking paths in Turkey, the Lycian Way, that connects cities of Fethiye and Antalya and lies close to the sea coast.

Day 11