Turkey Travel Guide

Be prepared and arm yourself with all the information you'll need before travelling. Here you'll find an assortment of travel guide resources that cover all manner of topics from when best to visit Turkey and what attractions you should see, to what visas you'll need and the latest security updates. In our Top Travel Tips section you'll also find details on food, shopping, money, WiFi and much more plus we also have a video lounge where you can discover a number of short films that are bound to have your travel bug biting once again. You can also see what our customers say about our tours to help you decide the right one for you.

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Best Places to Visit

Places on our must-see list of any visit to Turkey from Istanbul to Cappadocia

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Best Time to Visit

Information on the seasons, weather conditions and festivals happening in Turkey

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Plenty of useful info on everything from the local currency and cuisine to WiFi and more

Visas

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for Turkey and information on getting your visa

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Turkey Video Lounge

Start getting excited about all that Turkey has to offer with our favourite videos

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Travel Advice and Updates

Know before you go - safety & security advice for travel to Turkey

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Traveller Reviews

What our travellers love about the country, our tours and our local guides

Get to know Turkey

Recommended Reading

  • Birds Without Wings
    by Louis de Bernieres
  • Istanbul: Poetry by Place
    by Ates Orga
  • Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds
    by Stephen Kinzer
Did you know...?

Facts about Turkey

  • The first church to be built by man is situated in Antakya and Turkey is also home to the oldest known human settlement.
  • The trojan horse made for the 2004 film Troy now sits in the city of Canakkale.
  • The longest single word in Turkish has 70 letters and loosely translates as "to make unsuccessful ones"!

Turkey Travel Advice

We keep a close eye on the latest travel updates to Turkey and follow the advice of the British Foreign Office. The safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country prior to travel.

Due to ongoing conflict in the Middle East region, travel advice to Turkey does change from time to time. The FCO has recently placed travel restrictions to Eastern Turkey, specifically the region bordering Syria, and due to this travel advice we are no longer offering touring arrangements to this area of Turkey. Our standard tours to Turkey remain unaffected and the main tourist sites of Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale and the Aegean coastline are considered safe to visit.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Turkey Tourist Organisation site and the latest Turkey Weather Updates from the BBC.