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Turkey

Turkey Holidays


From majestic palaces and exquisite cuisine, to stunning beaches and crystal clear waters, Turkey offers something for everyone.

Explore the eclectic metropolis of Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city which is home to the famous Topkapi Palace and the iconic Hagia Sophia. Unearth a fascinating mix of ancient and modern in a city that has stood strong through centuries of time. Discover mouth-watering cuisine and delight in the bustling atmosphere of Istanbul’s enchanting streets. Find some of the most stunning beach resorts in the world, with acclaimed service and sumptuous dining, Bodrum and its surrounding peninsula offers an assortment of exclusive hotels along the rugged South coast.

This diverse country boasts ancient cities for the urban explorer and sublime beaches for those seeking ultimate relaxation. With this beautiful blend of historic cities, spectacular coastlines and exceptional cuisine, Turkey is a truly mesmerising mix of the east and west.

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OUR HOLIDAYS TO TURKEY

Classic Istanbul City Break
4 days / 3 nights
from €211
  • Topkapi Palace
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar

  • Istanbul & Bodrum
    11 days / 10 nights
    from €739
  • Istanbul
  • Bodrum

  • Turkey's History, Culture & Coastline
    14 days / 13 nights
    from €1,592
  • Istanbul
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Cappadocia
  • Göreme Open Air Museum
  • Bodrum’s beaches

  • Istanbul & Cappadocia Discovered
    6 days / 5 nights
    from €847
  • Istanbul
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Cappadocia
  • Göreme Open Air Museum

  • Treasures of Turkey
    15 days / 14 nights
    from €1,810
  • City tour & Blue Mosque visit in Istanbul
  • Guided tour of Gallipoli & Troy
  • Wine tasting in Sirince
  • Visit to Ephesus archaeological site
  • See the thermal water and terraces of Pamukkale
  • Boat cruise from Kas
  • Antalya Museum
  • Valley walk in Cappadocia
  • Visit Goreme open air museum
  • See the Ozkonak Underground City

  • Highlights of Turkey
    10 days / 9 nights
    from €1,709
  • Stay in a rock-hewn hotel overlooking Cappadocia
  • Explore the sights of Istanbul
  • Pay your respects at Gallipoli
  • Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus and Troy
  • Enjoy the coast of Izmir

  • WHERE TO GO IN TURKEY

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    Istanbul
    Istanbul, Turkey's largest city is where East meets West connected by the magnificent Bospours, Istanbul's stunning waterway. Home to bustling markets, impressive architecture and a melting pot of different cuisines, what's not to like? Discover an infectious love of life, culture brimming with vibrancy and delicious cuisine at every turn.
    Bodrum
    Renowned for it's fantastic resorts and stunning sand beaches, Bodrum offers the perfect beach escape for families, couples and friends alike. Sunny days can be enjoyed by the beach or relaxing by the pool and for those feeling more active, Bodrum Town is home to a crowning castle, glittering marina and flower-filled cafes set among the white-plastered back streets. It's also the ideal place to enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine after a spot of souvenir shopping.
    Cappadocia
    Known for it's distinctive fairy chimneys, and boasting enchanting hidden cave dwellings Cappadocia in the heart of Turkey is a topographical wonderland. This psychedelic landscape can best be enjoyed from a hot air balloon to marvel at the panoramic views of this incredible region. With UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic churches and enthralling monasteries carved into the soft rocks all around, this ancient world is truly unique.
    Antalya Region
    The Antalya region is often referred to as the Turkish Riviera because of its glamorous marinas, luxurious hotels, pristine white-sand beaches and rich green interior of olive groves and avocado plantations. Resorts such as Kemer, Side, Belek and Lara Beach offer lovely coastlines, whereas Antalya town itself showcases the areas traditional side with backstreet bazaars and historic Ottoman architecture.
    Dalaman Region
    Situated on Turkey’s south west coast, the Dalaman region, is often referred to as the Turquoise Coast, home to golden shores and pretty secluded coves. Explore the natural beauty of the famous Blue Lagoon in Ölüdeniz, enjoy authentic Turkish cuisine in Kalkan or settle in Marmaris, a popular spot because of its clear waters, mountainous backdrop and colourful bazaar.

    OUR RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN TURKEY

    Shangri-La Bosphorus
    Istanbul
    from €158
  • 2 restaurants & a bar
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Free wi-fi

  • Eresin Crown Hotel
    Istanbul
    from €97
  • 2 restaurants & a bar
  • Free wi-fi

  • Caresse, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
    Bodrum
    from €238
  • Private sandy beach
  • Indoor & outdoor pool
  • Vast luxurious spa
  • Fitness centre
  • 2 restaurants & 2 bars
  • Free wi-fi

  • Six Senses Kaplankaya
    Bodrum
    from €131
  • 3 private sandy beaches
  • 3 pools
  • Watersports
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids’ club
  • 6 restaurants & bars
  • Free wi-fi

  • D Resort Gocek
    Gocek
    from €155
  • Sandy beach
  • 3 pools
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Bicycle hire
  • 6 restaurants & bars
  • Free wi-fi

  • Xanadu Island
    Bodrum
    from €67
  • Private beach
  • 4 pools
  • Watersports
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Kids’ club
  • 10 restaurants & bars
  • Free wi-fi

  • THINGS TO DO IN TURKEY

    Istanbul Conquered
    Approx 9 hours
    from €96
  • The Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
  • Lunch at a local café

  • Istanbul Night Tasting Trail
    Approx 3.5 hours
    from €86
  • Taste delicious Turkish snacks
  • Join locals at a traditional tavern
  • Explore Takism Square

  • Bosphoros Cruise & Dolmabahce
    Approx 7 hours
    from €83
  • Enjoy incredible views of the city's many highlights
  • Vist the colourful and aromatic spice market

  • When is the best time to visit Turkey?

    Turkey Climate Guide
    Turkey - Bodrum

    JAN

    15
    5h  7cm

    FEB

    15
    6h  7cm

    MAR

    17
    6h  6cm

    APR

    21
    7h  3cm

    MAY

    26
    9h  1cm

    JUN

    30
    10h  1cm

    JUL

    34
    10h  1cm

    AUG

    33
    10h  1cm

    SEP

    31
    8h  1cm

    OCT

    25
    7h  3cm

    NOV

    19
    6h  8cm

    DEC

    16
    4h  11cm
    Turkey - Istanbul

    JAN

    8
    3h  10cm

    FEB

    8
    4h  7cm

    MAR

    11
    5h  5cm

    APR

    16
    6h  6cm

    MAY

    20
    9h  4cm

    JUN

    26
    11h  3cm

    JUL

    28
    12h  3cm

    AUG

    28
    11h  2cm

    SEP

    25
    8h  5cm

    OCT

    19
    6h  6cm

    NOV

    14
    4h  10cm

    DEC

    10
    3h  10cm
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    Turkey Fast Facts

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    Time Zone

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    +2 hours

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    Flight Time to Turkey

    Approx
    4 hours

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    Currency

    Lira

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