Troy Day Trip from Istanbul
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Full-Day Troy Trip from Istanbul
Uncover ancient Greek mythology and the history of the Trojan War during this shared group tour to Troy from Istanbul. During a walking tour, learn about the famous archaeological site of Troy and see a replica statue of the Trojan Horse. Then delve into the interesting era’s of Troy and discover how this settlement transformed over time. Plus enjoy a visit to the small coastal town of Eceabat for lunch.
Once in Eceabat stop for lunch at a local restaurant serving traditional food. Then board a ferry and cross the Canakkale in about 20 minutes. Finally, take a short coach ride to the ancient city of Troy and admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore Troy with your guide in a shared group tour and learn about this city which existed nearly 4,000 years ago. Then, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour and gain insight about the history of one of the most popular archaeological sites. Hear how this it was the first link between Anatolia and the rest of the Mediterranean and started as settlements before becoming a kingdom. Then, learn how Troy evolved from the Bronze age, under Greek and Roman reign, and even as a small city in the Byzantine empire before collapsing.
Listen to lore of the Trojan War such as the mythological story about the Trojan prince (Paris) who stole Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta and was the catalyst for the 10-year Trojan War with the Achaeans (Greeks). Next, marvel at the at the wooden Trojan Horse whose iconic image defines this legendary war.
At the end of the tour at around 6:00 pm, be transferred back to Istanbul. Around 11:00 pm arrive back to Istanbul and be dropped off to your hotel in Istanbul. End of tour and services..
Included in this package:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
- English-speaking guide during the tours
- Transport by air-conditioned Vehicles
- Taxes and service charges
- No hidden or extra cost
- Personal expenses
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour