Take a look at the two prizes on offer for the winners of the Family Holiday Photo competition.

Option One: Magnificent Turkey

If you like the grandeur of ancient empires and the splendour of the Ottomans, set within a modern and vibrant landscape, the Magnificent Turkey tour will be ideal for you.

Magnificent Turkey

Day 1 - Arrival 

Arrive at Istanbul; get whisked away to your luxury hotel where you will meet your dedicated tour manager.

Day 2 - Istanbul 

Take in the Grandeur of Istanbul with a journey into the ancient quarter for a visit to the grand Topkapi Palace, the magnificent Hagia Sophia and last but not least, the Blue Mosque. Retire to your hotel in Tekirdag on the Sea of Marmara.

Day 3 - Gallipoli & Troy 

After a scenic coach journey to Canakkale, visit Gallipoli followed by a short ferry ride to the Asian side of Turkey. After an epic visit to Troy, check in to your hotel in Ayvalik.

Day 4 - Ephesus 

Visit Ephesus, Basilica of St. John. Finish the day with a wine tasting in Sirince, an authentic Turkish village, then return to hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 5 - Pamukkale ("Cotton Castle") 

Visit Hieropolis and the natural hot springs of Pamukkale one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. Retire to your Spa Hotel in Pammukale.

Day 6 - Taurus Mountains 

Visit a Handcraft Exhibition, view rug & kilim making, a 9000 year old Anatolian tradition. Take in the beautiful landscape of the Taurus Mountains on a coach journey back to Antalya.

Day 7 - Antalya 

Take in the “Turkish Riviera,” start with Antalya city centre; see the famous Three Gates, the Old Town castle and historic harbour. Enjoy the breath-taking Karpuz Kaldiran waterfall; handcraft exhibitions for modern and ancient wonders.

Day 8 - Departure

Click here to read a more in depth break down of the Magnificent Turkey tour

 

Option 2: Hidden Treasures

If you prefer less walking, shorter bus journeys and scenic boat tours with precious gems of culture and nature, the Hidden Treasures Tour will be right up your street. 

Hidden Treasures of Turkey

Day 1 - Arrival

Arrive at Antalya; get whisked away to your luxury hotel in Kemer where you will meet your dedicated tour manager.

Day 2 - Myra & Boat Trip

Scenic coach journey to Myra famous for St. Nicolas followed by an amazing glass bottomed boat tour of Simena (Kekova) the sunken city. End the day with a short coastal journey to Fethiye, check in at hotel.

Day 3 - Dalyan Cruise

Dalyan River cruise where nature is at its best, if you’re lucky you will spot the Carreta Carreta turtles. Then stay at Kusadasi, known as “Bird Island” an ancient site brimming with art and culture.

Day 4 - Ephesus

Visit Ephesus, Basilica of St. John, and the House of Virgin Mary located at the top of “Bulbul” mountain. Finish the day with a wine tasting in Sirince an authentic Turkish village, then return to hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 5 - Pamukkale (“Cotton Castle”)

Visit Hieropolis and the natural hot springs of Pamukkale one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders. Retire to your spa hotel in Pammukale.

Day 6 - Taurus Mountains

Visit a Handcraft Exhibition, view rug & kilim making, a 9000 year old Anatolian tradition. Take in the beautiful landscape of the Taurus Mountains on a coach journey back to Antalya.

Day 7 - Antalya

Take in the “Turkish Riviera,” start with Antalya city centre; see the famous Three Gates, the Old Town castle and historic harbour. Enjoy the breath-taking Karpuz Kaldiran waterfall; handcraft exhibitions for modern and ancient wonders.

Day 8 - Departure

Click here to read a more in depth break down of the Hidden Treasures tour.

 

Both Holidays include: 

  • Seven nights’ accommodation in selected five-star hotels
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Daily buffet breakfasts and evening meals at the hotel
  • Daily lunches at different authentic Turkish restaurants
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Modern air-conditioned coaches
  • Dedicated, friendly English- speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to all sites and museums visited
  • No hidden extra fees!

Click here to enter the Family Holiday Photo Competition

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