Our flights to Istanbul and back.
Turkey - Hellenic Legend
Three nights at a wonderful boutique hotel in the heart of the Sultanahmet district.
A table in the trendy Beyoglu district with mezedes (tapas) and Turkish wine.
We will spend the morning visiting Agia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.
After a morning of exploring, time to refuel with a Turkish coffee and a few Turkish delights.
We wanted to have a romantic dinner in Turkey with views of the Bosphorus River and the sultan's residences.
We will be visiting the 17th-century spice bazaar looking for bargains and then we are off to cruise the Bosphorus.
We will be flying from Istanbul to Cappadocia.
We are excited to spend three nights at one of Cappadocia's most romantic cave hotels.
Our first dinner in Cappadocia will be in town at a small restaurant in Avanos where home cooking and big portions are the norm. Yum!
This morning we will take a hot air balloon ride to see Cappdocia from up above.
Today we will visit Devrent Valley, the Zelve open air museum, Monk's Valley and see the world's fairy chimneys.
We will have a romantic dinner al fresco in Cappadocia, enjoying the local color and the local cuisine.
We will fly from Cappadocia to Izmir.
We will spend two nights in Izmir as we explore the area of Kusadasi.
We will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis and then we are off to the ancient city of Ephesus.
After a day of exploring, we'll have quite an appetite. We will be eating an authentic Turkish dinner al fresco.