With labyrinthine bazaars and ornate buildings, enchanting Istanbul is a delight to visit. Explore its highlights, including historic Sultanahmet, the Blue Mosque, the Suleymaniye Mosque and the the Rustem Pasha Mosque. Pick up a bargain at the the colourful Grand Bazaar and tantalise senses at the famous Spice Market. With plenty of free time to see the beautiful Aya Sofya and indulge in delicious Turkish cuisine, this compact City Break is sure to impress.
Day 1 Arrive Istanbul
Be transferred from the airport to the hotel and be instantly enchanted by magical Istanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul
Embark on a walking tour of Istanbul's hidden gems, beginning in historic Sultanahmet. Marvel at the ornate Blue Mosque, regarded as the finest of its kind with six minarets and outstanding tile work. Afterwards, explore the labyrinthine Grand Bazaar - a haven for bargain hunters with more than 4,000 shops. Next up is the Suleymaniye Mosque and the Rustem Pasha Mosque, before a visit to the hectic trading district and local markets. End the day by tantalising senses at the famous Spice Market and treating taste buds to authentic Turkish delight.
Day 3 Free Day Istanbul
Spend the day exploring at leisure. Be sure to check out the beautiful Aya Sofya before leaving.