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İZMİR CITY TOUR

 

IZMIR – MORE THAN 5000 YEARS HISTORY AND A METROPOLIS FULL WITH JOIE DE VIVRE

 

 

In the long, long history of Izmir many peoples settled here and created during the millenniums one of the most colorful and open-minded places in the world. The heritages of many cultures are living here and people are known for their warmth and joie de vivre.

 

EXPERIENCE İZMİR

 

Your day tour starts at your hotel or cruise ship at the Port of Kusadasi or Izmir. In new model A/C vehicles your professional, licensed guide gives you a deep insight in the special sites of Izmir. Highlights: In the quarter of Karatas the legendary Beth Israel synagogue is located. A few meters further we’ll turn into the famous Dario Moreno Street with its lovingly restored old houses and impressive elevator “Asansör” which connects the quarter with the 60 meters upper districts.

İzmir Maps

KEMERALTI – ORIENTAL LIFE IN THE MODERN CITY

 

From here our way leads us to Kermeralti, the oriental old city of Izmir with its thousands of small and smallest shops and in the same time traditional trade center for goods from all over the world brought along the Silk Road since olden days. Get here some reasonable souvenirs maybe in a small store in one of the restored caravansarys out of the 17th to 18th century. Enjoy a traditional Turkish coffee in one of the authentic coffee houses here. In the neighborhood of Kemeralti the best preserved ancient Agora of Izmir is located. Get an impression of city-life around 100 AD and look up to Kadifekale, the castle on Pagos hill which will be our next stop. Enjoy the marvelous view from here over the city of Izmir and the fabulous bay.

 

ALSANCAK – WHERE THE MODERN HEART OF IZMIR IS BEATING

Just a few minutes from here you can immerse yourself in the modern life of Izmir. The district of Alsancak combines endless shopping opportunities with a wide range of pubs and restaurants. Furthermore Alsancak hosts the most important churches of the city include … where the ark-bishop of the region resides. During the way back you can plan your next stay in Izmir, because no one visits this city just once.

Alsancak

A stay in Aegean Region is incomplete without an Izmir-Tour

 

* Tour details can change according to your wishes and time table. Also “Izmir by Night” available (sorry, just for adults). Ask for details!