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Arrival at Istanbul airport (Atatürk International Airport). After the immigration procedures, the correspondent of our company will receive them and provide the transfer to the hotel. ACCOMMODATION.
Breakfast. In the morning, panoramic tour of the city where we will meet the most important places; we will start with TAKSIM, the most spectacular and modern area of Istanbul. We will pass by the DOLMABAHACE palace and go to the old district of ORTOKÖY. We will be able to admire the Bosporus Bridge, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. We will continue along the coast and see the ancient walls of Constantinople. The rest of the day will be free, in which we will continue making an optional visit (with Lunch), to the Bosporus cruise and the Egyptian bazaar, after finishing our optional tour, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast. In the morning we will leave the city by bus and passing through the mountains of BOLU, we will arrive at ANKARA, Capital of the Republic; we will visit the Mausoleum of ATATÜRK, founder of the Turkish republic. LUNCH, then we will continue to the second largest lake in Turkey, the Salt Lake. Arrival at the hotel in Cappadocia. DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION.
Breakfast. Today we will take advantage of the day to visit this fantastic region, with fascinating and original landscapes, formed by the lava thrown by the ERCIYES and HASAN volcanoes 3 million years ago. Then we will visit the Valley of PASABAG, GAVUSIN, AVCILAR and GÜVERCINLIK; here we will find spectacular landscapes with the so-called fairy chimneys. Likewise, we will be able to admire numerous monasteries and chapels in GÖREME, which have been dug out of the rocks and decorated with beautiful 10th century images. After LUNCH we will visit the underground city of SERATLI, built by Christian communities to protect themselves from Arab attacks. We will visit the artisan village of AVANOS with the typical Turquoise rugs and jewelry workshops, then we will go to the hotel; DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION.
Buffet breakfast. Then we will leave this incredible area and head to KONYA, to visit the monastery of the dancing DERVICHES founded by MEVLANA. After LUNCH we will continue to PAMUKKALE and visit the old HIERAPOLIS and the cotton castle, a natural wonder formed by giant white waterfalls, stalactites and psyches formed over the centuries, by the passage of waters with calcareous salts. arrival at the hotel, DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION.
Buffet breakfast. We will leave for EPHESUS and after LUNCH we will visit the best preserved ancient city of ASIA from the 1st and 2nd centuries. It reached a population of 250,000 inhabitants and monopolized the wealth of the Middle East. We will visit the house of the Virgin Mary, supposedly the last resting place of the Mother of Jesus. We will continue to KUSADASI. Then we go to the hotel. DINNER AND ACCOMMODATION.
Breakfast. In the morning, transfer to the port to embark on the 4-day / 3-night cruise to the Greek Islands on a full board basis. Half day arrival to the ISLAND OF PATMOS, we recommend you take optional with supplement to visit the MONASTERY and the Grotto of San Juan, (Place where the APOSTLE lived and wrote the Revelation). Night aboard the cruise.
Full board. Arrival in Rhodes. Full day on the beautiful island of roses. At the top of the town of Lindos stands the Ancient Acropolis. The Knights of Saint John left the island, leaving the walled medieval city behind. Traces of the occupation of the Turks are seen in the minarets, mosques and Turkish baths. Night on board.
Full board. Arrival at HERACLION at 07:00 am. We will have free time to visit the old Venetian port and capital of Crete where we can walk along the long and lonely beaches, the archaeological sites, back on board to continue at 11:30 am we head towards SANTORINI. Arrival at 06:30 pm. And free time to visit the excavations of the town of AKROTIRI on your own, or simply, enjoy a delicious coffee in the town of OIA. Then at night on board, ACCOMMODATION.
Breakfast. Disembarkation. Transfer to Athens by bus. Later, departure for a panoramic visit of the city visiting the parliament building with the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, residential area, the Olympic stadium, Academy, University and National Library, The Dionysius Theater, Mount Philopappos with an unforgettable Panoramic View of the city, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Acropolis of the city with all its monuments and the Parton. ACCOMMODATION.
Buffet breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to your country. END OF OUR SERVICES.