• 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Tekirdag City & Cooking Tour

Tour overview

Tekirdag known by its ancient Greek name of Bisanthi, is an attractive little city on the northern shoreline of the Sea of Marmara, 135 kms west of Istanbul. Recognised for its Thracian roots, the city holds great historical significance to the people of Turkey. Today, Tekirdag is the capital of Tekirdag Province and a major port of commerce. It is also well known for cheerful sunflower fields, sandy beaches and a productive agricultural hinterland that serves as an ideal setting for vineyards.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tekirdag Archeological & Etnografi Museum, Rakoczi Museum, Rustem Pasha Mosque Fotress, Namik Kemal House Museum and Martyrs' Monument, Cooking Lesson and Turkish Bath Tour

Itinerary

Welcome to Istanbul Airport. Meeting with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer from the airport to Tekirdag. The road to the city of Tekirdag will take about 2 hours. Overnight in Tekirdag.

VISITED PLACES

Tekirdag

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, we pick up at 08.30 from your hotel for the a daily tour of Tekirdag city. Today we will visit many interesting and historical places of Tekirdag. At first, we will visit the archaeologi and Etnografy Tekirdag museum to get acquainted with the history of the city. The old, well-kept Ottoman-style Tekirdag Vali Konagi (provincial governor’s building, 1927) is now the Archeology & Ethnology Museum. Rakoczi Sokak ends in the west at the Rakoczi Museum, once the house of Prince Francis II Rakoczi (II. Rakoczi Ferenc, 1676-1735) the Hungarian nobleman who led a revolt (1703-1711) against Habsburg rule in Hungary. We will also visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque (1546), the work of the great Minar Sinan, uphill from the main square (Сumhuriet Meidani). During the tour we will have lunch at the restaurant and after lunch we will continue our tour of the Tekirdag city. We will also visit the house of the great poet Namik Kemal. The house in which the native poet Namik Kemal was born in Tekirdag in 1840 was restored in 1993 by the Special Provincial Administration of Tekirdag and the Tekirdag Namik Kemal Association. Namık Kemal House is decorated with ethnographic objects representing the kitchen, main room and bedroom of Tekirdag. Also in this house are works written about Namik Kemal. Martyrs' Monument. During the Canakkale War, a martyrdom was built in 1952 in the area where soldiers who were martyred in Tekirdag hospitals were buried. The monument surrounded by trees rests on a marble base. The two-span marble monument can be reached by climbing the stairs in front of it. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Tekirdag.

VISITED PLACES

Tekirdag

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

After breakfast, we pick up at 08.30 from your hotel for the Turkish Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour. After a morning orientation, sightseeing tour of Tekirdag and you participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: During our cooking tour, you will taste various flavors of Turkey from different regions. Preparing lunch which you will enjoy! The cuisine is very rich and guests who come here can try several types of dishes at the same time. After lunch we will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. After the tour depart to your hotel. Overnight in Tekirdag.

VISITED PLACES

Tekirdag

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, you have free time for relaxation and for shopping. During the day, you can be picked up and transferred to Turkish Bath (Hamam) whenever you want. Experience a traditional Turkish bath at a hamam in Tekirdag — a must-do activity when visiting Turkey. After the tour depart to your hotel. Overnight in Tekirdag.

VISITED PLACES

Tekirdag

(Breakfast included)

Today we will go to one of the famous places of the Tekirdag Sarkoy. Historical, cultural and archaeological values in the ancient and Byzantine era maps in the present place of Sarkoy; Seats such as Tristatis and Agora are encountered. Some ruins were found in the district, which remained under the Roman and Byzantine administration. The 130-digit campus, formerly known as Ganos Castle, Gazikyo, has a history of 2700 years. Remains of Byzantine civilization have been unearthed in the region, 25 km from Sarkoy. The most important historical monument in the district, Cam-i Kebir, built by Gazi Suleyman Pasha in the 1400s, is an Ottoman work, and the tombstones in the garden of the mosque are examples of Islamic art. Other tourist settlements located within the borders of Sarkoy district and located on the shores of the Marmara Sea can be listed as follows: Murefte is 13 km away from Sarkoy. This coastal town with immaculate shores is famous for its sea, wine, grapes, fish and ancient ruins from the Greeks. Eriklice is 6 km from Sarkoy. It is a coastal village famous for its sea, grape, wine, fish and olives. After the tour depart to your hotel. Overnight in Tekirdag.

VISITED PLACES

Tekirdag

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

5 nights hotel accommodation in Tekirdag Goldhan Hotel

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.

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Guided Tekirdag City Tour

Guided Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour

Guided Turkish Bath Tour

Guided Gazikoy, Murefte village, Eriklice Village, Sarkoy Tours 

Professional English-speaking tour guides

5 breakfasts

1 lunch

Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Airport

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

Return transfer to Istanbul Airport

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All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Hotel room taxes

Excluded

International and domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Daily Thrace Grape Time Tour


Daily Tekirdag Paragliding Tour

City Tax Turkey entry visa Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry

Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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