29 June 2007
Explore a wealth of remains from the Classical Greek and Roman eras on a ten day cultural tour of Cappadocia and Turkey’s Southern shore, bookable through independent tour operator, Prestige Holidays.
The tour, which cost £1495 per person, departs on Saturday 6th October 2007 and is organised by The Travellers’ Club. It begins with three days in Cappadocia exploring villages hewn into and out of crags and pinnacles, and amazing rock-cut churches and underground cities dating from the Byzantine period. From here it moves to Konya taking in some Islamic buildings dating from the Seljuk period. The tour ends in Antalya on the Mediterranean with visits to see the imposing remains of several attractively located Greco-Roman cities including Aspendus, which has one of the best preserved theatres from the ancient world.The cost of the holiday includes: return flights from London, accommodation with dinner and breakfast each day, transport in Turkey, entrance charges at most monuments and the services of an English speaking guide.The Travellers’ Club offers imaginative and comfortable holidays taken at a leisurely pace which appeal to the elderly as well as younger people. Also as travellers tend to meet before departure, single travellers have the option of sharing rooms, avoiding the cost of single supplements.