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Canakkale Tours
Canakkale Tailormade Holidays

Canakkale is a great base for exploring Gallipoli and Troy and it sits on the Dardenelles, which join the Sea of Marmaris and the Aegean Sea. The pretty seafront of this modern town is well worth a visit, as is the Archaeological Museum and the Military and Naval Museum

Çanakkale has witnessed many civilizations, from the Aeolians to the Romans and is believed to have started around 3500-3600 B.C., with Troy. During the fall of the Ottoman Empire in 1922, the Chanak Crisis involved a British and French force that was stationed at Cannakale, which the new Turkish Republic demanded to be removed. Eventually peace was negotiated.

Cannakale is the closest town to Troy, centre of the Trojan War and a flourishing town during the Bronze Age. Today the UNESCO World Heritage listed Troy is a large, ruinous site. The replica Trojan Horse used in the 2004 film Troy is in Morrabin Park in Canakkale.

Canakkale is the place from which to catch the ferry to the Turkish Aegean islands of Gokceada and Bozcaada, with beautiful beaches.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Canakkale, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Turkey

Port of Marmaris | Turkey
Istanbul to the Med
7 days FROM $1,499

Following the famed Aegean coastline, we discover Ottoman Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, ancient Ephesus and Pamukkale, finishing in coastal Marmaris - gateway to Greece and the stunning Mediterranean Sea!

Acropolis | Athens | Greece
Istanbul to Athens
14 days FROM $4,299

From Istanbul - the great capital of the Ottoman Empire, to Athens - the ancient capital of Greece in 14 magical days. Discover archaeological treasures and natural wonders and discover the jewels of the Greek Islands; Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos

Paros Island | Greek Islands | Greece
Turkey & the Greek Isles
15 days FROM $6,399

Take in the sights and delights of Turkey, from bustling Istanbul to coastal Marmaris, before hopping over to the beautiful Greek Isles of Rhodes, Santorini and Paros. Top off your holiday in historic Athens - Greece's capital city, on this incredible two week adventure hosted by a senior member of our team from On The Go HQ.

Library of Celsus | Ephesus | Turkey
Crystal Coast
7 days FROM $3,779

See all that is iconic to Turkey, magnificent Istanbul, extraordinary Ephesus, moving Gallipoli and dream like Pamukkale. Short, sharp and sweet, truly a Turkish Delight.

Rhodes Island | Greek Islands | Greece
Diamonds of the Med
17 days FROM $8,189

See the very best of Turkey, then up anchor at Bodrum and spend 7 blissful days aboard a traditional gulet, sailing the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean and exploring the beautiful Dodecanese Greek Islands.

Kervansaray, Canakkale
Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Boutique Hotel

The Kervansaray is a Greek style hotel with a beautiful garden cafe. The rooms are a good size and simply furnished.

Kolin Hotel, Canakkale
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Looking out across the Dardanelles the modern and bright Kolin Hotel offers well appointed rooms with hard wood flooring and tasteful decor. The hotel also boasts a luxury spa, wellness centre and a number of mouth watering restaurants all set within perfectly manicured lawns. Sipping a sundowner on the Roof Bar overlooking the beautiful strait is the perfect way to end the day. The hotel is located on the water’s edge a short drive from the town centre with beautiful views out to sea.

Tusan Hotel, Canakkale
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The family run Tusan Hotel offers modern facilities in a tranquil setting. Rooms are comfortable and well equipped and offer guests beautiful forest or sea views. The hotel benefits from a private beach and an indoor and outdoor restaurant. A refreshing pint of beer in the English Pub whilst challenging the bar staff to a game of pool is a great way to spend the evening. Set within a beautiful pine forest looking across the Dardanelles with a private beach exclusively for guests.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!


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