Best of Greece & Turkey

A fantastic combination of sun, sea, history and culture of two magnificent countries in this 19 day tour. Begin your tour exploring beautiful Athens, visit the picturesque Mykonos and magical Santorini before you venture to the main sites of the Aegean Coast including Marmaris & Fethiye, and discover the wonders of Istanbul, Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Gallipoli and the history of Troy and Ephesus. A complete package of the Aegean and incredible wonders of Turkey.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

19 Days

Greece / Turkey

Athens / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5 & 4 & 3 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs On

5

1 reviews

In-Depth Explorer,Island Hopper

May to September

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Experience all there is on offer through Turkey, Athens and the Greek Islands 19-day adventure with all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included.
  • Spend 4 nights indulging in the Mediterranean way of life while exploring the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini.
  • Enjoy an extended stay in Istanbul with plenty of free time to explore the lavish bazaars, try local treats and wander the old town in search of the iconic Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
  • Spend three nights at the seaside town of Fethiye with a boat cruise to swim with Caretta Caretta turtles and the option to paraglide over Turkey’s beautiful coastline.
  • Get your cameras ready for visits to post-card perfect locations, including the stunning Cotton Castles of Pamukkale and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
  • Shape your holiday the way you want with optional activities. Whether it be hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, Quad biking in Santorini, River cruising in Istanbul or experiencing a traditional Turkish Bath… There’s something for everyone.
  • No night drives; however some long rides are required to cover all these incredible places. You may check other tour options in Turkey for alternative routes including flights. This tour does include an international flight between Athens and Istanbul.
  • This tour includes an international flight between Athens and Istanbul to save on transit time.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Asklepion

The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

Athens

You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

Blue Mosque

The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

Cappadocia

A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

Ephesus

The best preserved ancient town in Turkey, Ephesus embarks you on a journey to ancient times while roaming the streets.Celcius Library is the most important remains of it.

Gallipoli

Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

Istanbul

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here.

Mykonos

Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!

Pamukkale

Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis.

Saklikent

This huge canyon is a natural beauty where you can do trekking to reach to breathtaking sceneries and secret waterfalls.

Santorini

The most beautiful sunset in the world... This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches.

Topkapi Palace

Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

Troy

Troy is the name of the Bronze Age city attacked in the Trojan War. The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other...

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

8 Nights in 4 & 5 Star Hotels. See hotels
3 Nights in Traditional Turkish Gulet

Meals

10 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinner
 

Transportation

Modern Air-conditioned Coaches with Wi-Fi, Traditional Turkish Gulet

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival Airport transfer on first day of the tour.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel and coach Wi-Fi ( where available )

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personel nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

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Budgeting for This Tour

The currency in Greece is the Euro. A few examples of approximate prices:

- Crepe: EUR 1.50

- Sandwiches: EUR 2,50 - 3

- A bottle of beer: EUR 3,5

- Muffins: EUR 0,30-2,

- Mid-range restaurant meal: EUR 12-15

From jewellery and bags to antique and collectors’ stores, Greece offers plenty of treasures for travellers looking for something special.

Whilst on a Greece tour, you’ll encounter many markets and stalls, which present plenty of unique and different items. You will also come across high-end boutique stores and shopping malls, which sell plenty of expensive items and are home to major fashion names.

How to budget
Optional Activities

Delos Island Tour: EUR 50

Quad Biking: EUR 35

Volcano Tour: EUR 20 

Group Dinner: EUR 20-25

How to budget
Daily Personal Spending

The currency in Greece is the Euro. A few examples of approximate prices:

- Crepe: EUR 1.50

- Sandwiches: EUR 2,50 - 3

- A bottle of beer: EUR 3,5

- Muffins: EUR 0,30-2,

- Mid-range restaurant meal: EUR 12-15
How to budget
Shopping

From jewellery and bags to antique and collectors’ stores, Greece offers plenty of treasures for travellers looking for something special.

Whilst on a Greece tour, you’ll encounter many markets and stalls, which present plenty of unique and different items. You will also come across high-end boutique stores and shopping malls, which sell plenty of expensive items and are home to major fashion names.

Accommodation

PRESIDENT HOTEL
Athens
4 Star

Located in the center of Athens and 500 m from Panormou Metro Station, President Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and a beautiful rooftop terrace with a swimming pool.

ALEX HOTEL
Mykonos
4 Star

This hotel is centrally located in the Mykonos town, close to all restaurants, taverns and bars and beach of Mykonos, also offers an outdoor swimming pool to it’s guests.

NEW HAROULA HOTEL
Santorini
3 Star

New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool the rooms and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
Istanbul
5 Star

Hotel continues its deep meaning that coming from its history which is adjacent to the most important historical monuments of the city, is the only five-star hotel in the region.

KOLIN HOTEL
Canakkale
5 Star

The 5-star hotel in Gallipoli is a perfect place to relax and prepare for the upcoming big tour. The large swimming pool and the delicious open buffet add up to the comfortable rooms they offer.

MARINA HOTEL
Kusadasi
4 Star

This hotel has a seafront location in the Aegean coast, only 250 metres from the beach. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a terrace with panoramic views of the sea and Kusadasi Marina.

HOTEL GREENLAND
Fethiye
4 Star

This hotel is located in heart of pine forest where it’s peaceful, calm. And this hotel has a large swimming pool to offer as well as daily attractions and close to Oludeniz beach.

HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
Pamukkale
4 Star

This hotel is located in Karahayit regions where is famous with it's mineral hot waters and this hotel offers an absolute relaxation with it’s hot thermal pools & spa center.

AVRASYA HOTEL
Cappadocia
4 Star

This is a very special place in Cappadocia which has been shaped by magic hands of nature. The hotel is in the intersection of the real world and the world of fairies. Also in a very good location.

Accommodation
Athens
PRESIDENT HOTEL
4 Star
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Mykonos
ALEX HOTEL
4 Star
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Santorini
NEW HAROULA HOTEL
3 Star
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Istanbul
LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
5 Star
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Canakkale
KOLIN HOTEL
5 Star
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Kusadasi
MARINA HOTEL
4 Star
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Fethiye
HOTEL GREENLAND
4 Star
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Pamukkale
HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
4 Star
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Cappadocia
AVRASYA HOTEL
4 Star

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

5/5 1 reviews
  • Accomodation 5
  • Transportation 5
  • Value for Money 5
  • Guide 5
  • Overall 5

Timmy Schmidt

I was by myself and much older than the rest of the group, but felt included. Any special needs were taken care of including single accommodation! Tarek (driver) and Yavuz were outstanding!

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Experience all there is on offer through Turkey, Athens and the Greek Islands 19-day adventure with all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners included.
  • Spend 4 nights indulging in the Mediterranean way of life while exploring the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini.
  • Enjoy an extended stay in Istanbul with plenty of free time to explore the lavish bazaars, try local treats and wander the old town in search of the iconic Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
  • Spend three nights at the seaside town of Fethiye with a boat cruise to swim with Caretta Caretta turtles and the option to paraglide over Turkey’s beautiful coastline.
  • Get your cameras ready for visits to post-card perfect locations, including the stunning Cotton Castles of Pamukkale and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
  • Shape your holiday the way you want with optional activities. Whether it be hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, Quad biking in Santorini, River cruising in Istanbul or experiencing a traditional Turkish Bath… There’s something for everyone.
  • No night drives; however some long rides are required to cover all these incredible places. You may check other tour options in Turkey for alternative routes including flights. This tour does include an international flight between Athens and Istanbul.
  • This tour includes an international flight between Athens and Istanbul to save on transit time.

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