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In Antique Greek Mythology, Dionysus, the God of Wine and Wine Yards originally from Anatolia.


Turkey Wine Tour By Luxury Istanbul

Drink of the Gods and Goddesses, wine has a special role through history. It was the irresistible drink for centaurs that legends say that they could smell the good wine from hundred miles away… More important thing is in Antique Greek Mythology, Dionysus, the God of Wine and Wine Yards originally from Anatolia. He always depicted as his head surrounded with grapevine leaves and grapes.

Today, Luxury Istanbul invites you to trace the grapes dropped from Dionysus head…

Day 1. Istanbul to Cappadocia
(Dinner included)
Welcome to Istanbul. Upon your arrival , you will depart for Kayseri, where you will meet and transferred to your Hotel. Enjoy a special massage service in the Museum Hotel’s Massage Terrace or go for a gentle walk in the streets of Uchisar before dinner in Lil’a restaurant where the mouthwatering foods blend with great view of Cappadocia and perfect ambiance of the restaurant. Along the dinner you can chose wine from Lil’a restaurants selected wine Menu. 
Overnight in Cappadocia
 
Day 2. Cappadocia
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
Cappadocia is a unique place because of its nature and its effect on the region’s  history and geography. Fairy Chimneys, volcanic rock formations and human settlements have created the sculpted curves of Cappadocia. Visit to Goreme Open Air Museum where you will explore cave churches and monasteries in what has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage. One of the two largest fascinating multilevel underground cities, namely Kaymakli or Derinkuyu, a unique feature of this region. After having lunch in the village, we continue on our way and finally arrive in the Soganli Valley, with its many Byzantine period rock tombs, enjoying a leisurely hike and exploring the Armenian architectural style rock carved churches and monastery ruins. This valley is also known as the ‘Valley of Dolls’. The next stop will be the Byzantine Keslik Monastery. We continue to Mustafapasha (Sinasos), renowned for its excellent Ottoman and Greek architecture. Then, we will stop in one of the picturesque valley on the way back to our hotel and have wine cocktail while sun goes down. 
Overnight in Cappadocia
 
Day 3. Cappadocia 
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
Early morning Balloon Ride over valleys of Cappadocia adorned with rock formations, fairy chimneys and natural beauty. Flight starts before sunrise and it will finish around 09:00.  After breakfast, explore the effects of the region on the “kitchen”. We will have cooking demonstrations from the award winner chief of Lil’a Restaurant for some insider tips. You will collect vegetables from Museum Hotel’s organic garden. With the lunch you will have opportunity to taste some red or white wine s from the region and after that, you will depart for visiting their winery and taste their some other wines. Horse riding in the valleys, visiting thousands years old vineyards and then town of Avanos, renowned mainly for its pottery work but also famous for its home-made wines. We will see famous pottery artisans in their traditional rock carved workshops. All Avanos locals have their own wines and after here, we will drive to meet one of those families. We will be their guests for a short time to taste their home-made wines. In the evening, you will watch Whirling Dervish Ceremony as a great memory of Cappadocia. 
Overnight in Cappadocia 
 
Day 4. CappadociaIzmir
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
After Breakfast, we will transfer to Kayseri Airport for flight to Izmir.
Visit one of the famous local wineries and taste their famous wines. Rest of the day is at your leisure in Kusadasi, or Bird Island, which is a lovely port built along the shores of a glittering bay. The terraced town overlooks the most beautiful inlet of the Aegean and seems to have been created purely for the delight of the holidaymaker. 
Overnight in Kusadasi 
 
Day 5. Ephesus
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
Full day tour of Ephesus, the best-preserved and restored ancient city in Turkey, which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity. Begin our day with a visit to The Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Continue and explore the ancient city of Ephesus with its Great Theatre with a capacity of 24.000 spectators and Celsus Library, the Fountains of Trajan, the Temple of Hadrian and Domition, and Private Houses, the Basilica of St. John and the nearby Archaeological Museum.  Visit the winery belonging one of the well-known Turkish wine companies to taste their delicious wine s. The House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her final days will be our next stop.  At the end of the trip, we will have a break in the Sirince village, where you can taste the home-made fruit wines. 
Overnight in Kusadasi 
 
Day 6. Izmir to Istanbul
Fly to Istanbul and return home…

To customize or get a tailor made wine tour in Turkey please contact your travel professional mailto (@) luxuryistanbul.com or call us at + 90 535 312 2642

Please ask for price quotation.


WHAT'S INCLUDED?

- Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all -sightseeing
- 3 Nights stay in a cave hotel in Cappadocia
- 2 Nights stay in a luxury hotel in Kusadasi
- 2 Days Private Guided tour in Cappadocia
- 1 Day Private Guide tour in Ephesus & Sirince
- Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver 
- Airport transfers from to hotels
- Domestic flights from Istanbul to Kayseri and Kayseri to Izmir and Izmir to Istanbul
- Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary
- 18% VAT tax
 
 
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
 
- Lunch & Beverages 
- Any items not specifically mentioned as included 
- Items of a personal nature
- Gratuities to guide / driver

If however, our wide range of itineraries do not suit your needs, we are flexible to offer tailor-made itineraries to our clients upon request. If you would like to visit any other places not mentioned in this itinerary we are happy to make a tailor-made tour to suit your individual requirements. Just let us know how long you would like to stay and which places you are interested in visiting. Depending on your group size, we can arrange private wine tours in Turkey; vans, coaches or luxury vehicles to suit all needs.

 

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