Day Tours from Istanbul

Troy Tour from Istanbul

  • Cultural
  • Historic
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Scenic

Wooden giant trojan horse in Cannakalle Turkey
Ancient theatre in legendary Troy, Turkey
Trojan horse, Canakkale Turkey

For much of history, the city of Troy was one only of legend, appearing in Homer’s “Iliad” and as the setting of the Trojan War in the Greek Epic Cycle. But in the late 19th century, an English and German archaeologist uncovered remains of buildings near Canakkale that proved Troy was real. Join us on a fascinating day tour from Istanbul to explore the history and mysteries of this incredible city. Led by an expert local guide, you will witness some of Troy’s most famous landmarks and buildings, and delve into why this city left an undeniable mark on history. Troy was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 and remains one of Cannakale’s most impressive tourist destinations.

Highlights
Enjoy a drive along the Sea of Marmaris in air-conditioned comfort
Experience the legendary city of Troy, as detailed in Homer’s “Iliad”
Witness the iconic Trojan horse and the House of Troy which dates back to 2500BC
Explore some of Troy’s most impressive public buildings, including the Bouleterion and Odeon
Wander around the 3700-year old town walls
Learn about the history of Troy with a specialist local guide

Troy Tour From Istanbul Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and travel along the northern shores of the Sea of Marmaris towards Ecebat. On arrival in Ecebat, you will enjoy a local Turkish lunch before beginning your Troy Tour to discover this legendary city with the help of a specialist local guide. Visit the iconic Trojan horse and the House of Troy, which dates back as far as 2500BC, as well as the Bouleterion (Senate building), the Odeon (concert hall) and the divine altars. Explore it’s 3700-year old town walls as you uncover the history and significance of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and the events that made it famous throughout the world. At the end of your Troy Tour, you will travel back to Istanbul and be dropped at your hotel of choice.

DETAILS

Available days: Everyday.
Available from: Old City | Taksim Area.
Price includes: Transport | Insurance | Guided Service | Entry Fees | Lunch
Duration: Full Day 15 Hours
Pick up time: Old City 06:30 | Taksim Area 06:15
Drop off time: Approximately 22:00