Legendary Sites Of The North Aegean

Cultural Tour of Turkey


This itinerary stretches west from Istanbul, across the Dardanelles, and Gallipoli via legendary Troy, and explores the ancient province of Troas. We visit and stay in the most picturesque towns of Turkey, such as Assos, and Pergamon. We visit spectacular sites, stay in characteristic places, eat in authentic small restaurants, visit local markets, and stroll the streets of towns and villages and meet real people. If you haven’t been before, you may want to add an extra day or two to your trip to see the Ephesus area.

Cultural Tours of Turkey

There are more than many options for cultural tours in Turkey. Please contact us for more.

* This trip combines with all the Hike & Sail trips and Three Highlights.

cultural tour turkey

Trip Information

Trip Highlights

  • Troas Cultural Route
  • Dardanelles, Gallipolli
  • Troy, Tomb of Achilles, Trojan Oak
  • Assos, Temple Of Athena
  • Mount Ida, Zeus Altar
  • Pergamon, Asclepion
  • Olive oil museum

Trip Cost

The cost of the trip starts from 1850 USD/person for a group of 10.

Group Size

Maximum 10 people

Trip Duration

4 nights / 5 days

Difficulty Level

〈1〉2 3 4 5

Trip begins / ends

İstanbul, Turkey / İzmir, Turkey


Northern Aegean, Turkey

What’s Included?

  • Accommodation at luxury boutique hotels.
  • All meals with great representation of Turkish Cuisine.
  • All bus, minibus transportation in Turkey.
  • Certified professional guide.
  • Parking fees, guide’s expenses, etc.
  • Entrance fees to museums and archeological sites.
  • Carbon offset.

Best time to go

As far as the cultural tour of Turkey is concerned, any time all round the year is good.

Who would love this trip?

This is the best way of covering the region between İstanbul and Ephesus. This trip concludes some of the world’s supreme highlights, such as Troy, Pergamon, and Ephesus (optional add-on) plus some of the most charming historic spots and towns such as Assos and Bergama. Our guests who like a cultural tour of Turkey, good food, and charming little towns would love this trip.


%90 of Hike’n Sail Türkiye hotels are GSTC certifiedDemand sustainable properties for a sustainable future.


Hotel Des Etrangers

Hotel Des Etrangers has the perfect location for the traveler. a historical stone building with a unique architecture combining Ottoman and Greek styles, Hotel Des Etrangers is set at the promenades of Canakkale. This special class hotel is eco-friendly, and it offers modern accommodations with private balconies that offer panoramic views of the Dardanelles.

Nazlıhan Spa

Assos Nazlıhan Hotel is the most suitable address to be provided to those who wish to experience the history of Assos. The hotel is situated at the foothill of the acropolis of Assos ancient city, where Aristotle has spent time. Like others in this spot, Nazlıhan is also converted from a historic warehouse, where they used to store the acorn before shipping.

Attalos Suites

Located in Bergama in the Aegean Region, 1.2 km from Bergama Museum, Attalos Suites Hotel offers a seasonal outdoor pool with garden views. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.
All rooms in the hotel are equipped with air conditioning and flat-screen satellite TV.

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