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True Turkey Suggestions

Croatia Tour Travel to Istanbul Cesme Bodrum

True Indulgence  True Indulgence

Istanbul - Cesme - Bodrum

We recommend our True Indulgence itinerary to guests who desire the combination of visually and culturally rich settings with the unique opportunity to explore some of the most captivating social environments. From the charismatic city of Istanbul, to picturesque Cesme, to the lively coastal town of Bodrum, this Turkey vacation is designed for the young at heart and guarantees the perfect balance of modern culture, peaceful relaxation, and lively social settings.
 
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    Welcome to Turkey

  • Istanbul

    3 Nights

    Arriving at the Istanbul airport today, you'll be met by your True Turkey representative, who will assist you with transportation to your first night's hotel. Once you're settled, begin your vacation by taking advantage of our customized recommendations and head out to explore this historic and dynamic city.

    Get your first taste of buzzing Istanbul wandering through areas such as upscale Nisantasi, colorful Taksim, and charming Sultanahmet. Enjoy a guided tour of all the main historic sites in the city, among them Aya Sofia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi, the Roman Hippodrome and Cistern. Learn about this region’s impressive history and how it has contributed to today’s modern culture of Istanbul. Be sure to visit the exciting and world famous covered market of the Grand Bazaar, as well as the charming Spice Market full of wonderful scents. For the adventurous who want to explore more of the city, we recommend enjoying an enchanting boat cruise along the Bosphorus, venturing to the Prince Islands, or visiting one of the city’s many suburbs, perhaps Ortakoy or Bebek. By the end of your stay in Istanbul, we are sure that you will come to love this diverse, exciting, and truly unique city!

  • Cesme

    3 Nights

    Arriving at Izmir airport you will have the opportunity to see some of the luscious Turkish countryside during your drive to the coastal town of Cesme. Check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of your afternoon at leisure enjoying the sun and beautiful landscape. A favorite destination of the Turkish jet set, the Cesme peninsula is a prominent center of international travel offering a diverse selection of restaurants, cafés, bars, and shops. We recommend heading out for a leisurely walk around the town of Cesme, but be sure to also explore one or more of the surrounding towns and villages such as Illica with its incredible beach or the picturesque small town of Alacati to get a taste for life along the coast of Turkey! Some historic points of interest that you may enjoy are the Cesme Castle and the 19th century Greek Orthodox church of Agios Haralambos, which is today used as a gallery for temporary exhibitions.

  • Bodrum

    3 Nights

    It’s time to travel to the southern coastal town of Bodrum in Turkey’s Aegean region. Check-in to your hotel and relax along Bodrum’s beautiful coast, soaking up the sun and scenic landscape. Internationally known as one of the most beautiful coastal regions of Turkey, Bodrum is renowned for its lively atmosphere and picturesque harbor, while the trendy Türkbükü region further along the coast is a fascinating location that will surely captivate any guest with its wide variety of fine seaside restaurants and beach bars. Although a center of tourism and yachting, Bodrum also shares in a rich history – be sure to take advantage of our recommendation guides and learn about how this town relates to names like Herodotus, Alexander the Great, and the Knights of St. John. Enjoy the many restaurants and shops of this town and retreat to your hotel for complete relaxation and a luxurious end to your experience in Turkey.

  • Istanbul

    1 Night

    Having already explored the city of Istanbul, after checking-in to your hotel head out to your favorite part of the city or discover another area that you missed during your first stay. We highly recommend enjoying a leisurely stroll through one of the coastal suburbs or use our Istanbul restaurant recommendations list to enjoy a farewell dinner at one of the best restaurants in the city.

  • We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

The featured destinations, activities and tours in the above itinerary are only a small selection of the alternatives offered.

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