Türkiye History & Culture Tour

For our guests interested in history and culture we have put together a one week itinerary to visit some of the best historic sites in in our Türkiye Culture Tour in South West Türkiye. You will walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and see remains of Lycian, Greek and Roman culture. You will stay in the village of Kayakoy with its ruins and deserted Greek city where author Louis de Bernières got his inspiration for the best-selling book ‘Birds without wings’.

Roman ruins turkey
greek town kayakoy turkey
Lycian Way Patara Entrance gate


6 days & 7 night History & Culture Tour

  • Description: A week discovering the wealth of ancient cities and ruins that lie scattered across south-west Turkey, including, Xanthos, Kayakoy and Patara. Dates and times are flexible
  • Nights: 7 nights
  • Price: £445 per person based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room.  Single Supplement: £35 per day
  • Includes: Airport transfers, ensuite accommodation and breakfasts, a detailed itinerary and history notes for every site visited, all people transfers
  • Excludes: Flights, and any entrance fees
  • Optional: Boat trip on the rest day is £40 per person and includes lunch
  • Airport Details: Dalaman (DLM) or Antalya Airport (AYT). We are happy to assist with flight arrangements on request
  • Accom Type: Based at two guesthouses for the week you will enjoy traditional Turkish hospitality, fresh organic cuisine, ensuite accommodation in either a double or twin room
  • Notes:  Transfers are included but if you prefer we can arrange car hire with airport pick up. Contact us for advice on internal flights & further information
Roman Amphitheatre Turkey
Hikers at Xanthos Turkey
Lycian rock tombs Turkey

Türkiye Culture Tour Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrive Dalaman Airport, private transfer to first night accommodation in Kayakoy (approx 1 hour). Overnight Kayakoy

Day 2:
Explore Kayakoy, a deserted Greek City and Lycian rock tombs. Overnight Kayakoy

Day 3:
Transfer to Cadianda then return to Fethiye for Kings Tomb. Overnight Kayakoy

Day 4:
Visit Pinara ancient city of Lycia at the foot of Mount Cragus and Sidyma ancient Lycian town  Overnight Kabapinar

Day 5:
Visit to Letoon, the important religious centre of the region and Pydnai, the fort guarding the Patara estuary. Overnight Kabapinar

Day 6:
Explore Xanthos, the capital city of the Lycian Federation and Delikemer Aquaduct engineering marvel.  Overnight Patara

Day 7:
Explore Patara ancient ruins, this amazing site and ancient port has been partially restored. Overnight Patara

Day 8:
Return transfer to airport

If you have any questions about Our Türkiye Culture Tour or would like further information contact us at info@bespoketurkey.com or via WhatsApp on 0090 507 037 7992.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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