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Have No Fear, It is Fun, Sun and Adventure on a Private Tour of Izmir
It is fun, sun and adventure all the way on a private tour of Izmir, the third largest city in Turkey. A city with an incredible history that is ready to greet tourists with every shade of blue waters, sunny skies for 300 days of the year and golden sandy beaches.
More importantly, the 8,500-year history and archaeological sites all add to this cities uniqueness.
Izmir was originally founded by the Greeks before being taken over by the Romans. Next came Alexandra the Great and then finally it became part of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century.
Some of the archaeological sites relating to these eras include The Roman Agora of Smyrna (Izmir was known as Smyrna in ancient years) which is now an open-air museum and Kadifekale Castle which is on a hilltop in the centre of Izmir city.
This city is very lucky to have the Aegean sea along one side and then to be surrounded by hills and mountains on all the other sides. These mountains offer a fantastic backdrop to Izmir.
Take a City Tour of Izmir and Visit Many Fascinating Places Such as Kemeralti Market
One of the more popular mountains to take a sightseeing tour of is Mount Yamanlar. From the summit, there are beautiful views of the Gulf of Izmir and a crater lake called “Karagöl”.
It is definitely recommended to take a city tour of Izmir and one of the more entertaining places to see is Kemeralti Market.
This market or Bazaar began during 1650-1670 and has grown ever since. It is full of small shops and markets that seem everything from food, spices, traditional souvenirs, clothes and all variations of utensils.
The nightlife in Izmir is NOT boring, that is for sure. The fabulous cafes, restaurants and bars along the seafront or in the city offer great entertainment all night long that includes live music or traditional Turkish nights with belly dancers!
Top 10 Things to Do in Izmir
Travel Tips for Izmir
Believe it or not, Izmir is a city that can be enjoyed anytime throughout the year. If you are really interested in sightseeing tours to such places like archaeological sites then from Mid March through to October and early November is the best times. The intense sun is not beating down on your head as much. It is also cheaper these months and the winter months. Flights and accommodation prices increase during June to August.
During peak season, the average amount of money needed per day for 3-star food, accommodation and excursions per person is around $260.00. It is a lot less during the off season. This is just a guideline, there are cheaper or more expensive hotels and restaurants, so how much you want to spend will all depend on your budget. To get around the city, the public transport is very cheap, and taxis are not very expensive either.
Research the destination you wish to travel to thoroughly. Check if you require a visa to enter Turkey, these are easily attained online.Turkey has two major religious holidays during the year, and many places are closed. However as tourism is crucial here, most tourist attractions remain open they are just extra busy. Dress appropriately when going on private tours to a mosque. Only drink bottled water and always check the cap is sealed.
The weeks of July and August are the hottest in Turkey with temperatures rising above 33 degrees Celsius and virtually no rain. June and September have temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius, April, May and October’s temperatures average from 22-27 degrees Celsius. January, February and December are always the coldest months with temperatures around 14 degrees Celsius and a good bit of rain.
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