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Venture into the city of Troy from Istanbul and learn about its significance in Greek mythology from an English-speaking guide on this full-day tour!


  • Explore the ancient city of Troy on a full-day guided tour with convenient round-trip transfers from central Istanbul hotels.

  • Learn the secrets of the Trojan war, a legendary conflict in Greek mythology, between Troy and a coalition of Greek kingdoms, from your English-speaking guide.

  • Marvel at the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Troy, admire the modern replica of the Trojan Horse, and visit the temple of Athena.

  • Go on a scenic cruise along the waters of Dardanelles Strait in Turkey aboard a ferry and indulge in a delicious lunch at the charming village of Ecebat.

  • Did you know? The city of Troy was actually destroyed and rebuilt several times over the centuries, with each layer of ruins representing a different era of the city's history!


  • English-speaking guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off from central Istanbul hotels

  • Ferry tickets

  • Lunch

  • Entry to Troy

  • Transfers by air-conditioned bus (Istanbul - Canakkale - Istanbul)


  • Drinks during lunch

  • Open buffet breakfast (available at an additional cost)

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Lunch With A View

Embark on a journey into the history of the Trojan War and uncover the captivating tales of Helen of Troy, Achilles, and Homer. Your enthralling day tour, steeped in the legends of Greek mythology, begins with an early morning departure from central Istanbul in an air-conditioned bus. Upon your arrival, treat your taste buds to a delectable lunch served at a local restaurant in Eceabat, boasting breathtaking views of the Dardanelles. At 12:45pm, depart for the legendary city of Troy on a ferry, where you are welcomed by the enormous replica of the Trojan Horse, featured in the movie Troy, at the entrance.

The City Of Troy

At Troy, behold the ancient city walls, dating back over 3,000 years, and explore the iconic ruins and monuments, including the Temple of Athena, Megaron House, and Schliemann's trench. Venture into the site of Achilles' demise near the Scaean Gate and the location where the Trojan Horse was likely taken at the Gate of Troy VI. Immerse in the tales of the past with the in-depth narration by your English-speaking guide. Marvel at the remains of the Roman Bath and discover the site of the city's music and poetry performances at the Odeon. Visit the ruins of the Bouleuterion, where the council of citizens would convene and gain insight into the daily life of the city at the remains of the Agora marketplace. Your tour of the ruins concludes at 5pm, followed by a transfer back to Istanbul at 6pm and a hotel drop-off at approximately 11pm.


  • The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy

  • The Trojan Horse (Did it really exist?)

  • Helen of Troy

  • The Trojan Wars

  • Battle between Achilles an Hector

  • The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII

  • The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI)

  • The Temple of Athena

  • Walls of Troy II and Megaron House

  • Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy)

  • The trench of Schliemann

  • The ramp of Troy II

  • The Scaean Gate

  • The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken)

  • Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars)

  • Roman Bath

  • Odeon (Music Theatre)

  • South gate of Troy VI

  • Bouleuterion

  • Ruins of Agora (Market place)

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Important Information

  • Bring along your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, rain gear, and photo id.

  • Please note that pick-up and drop off is only available from the European side of Istanbul and city center hotels (Sultanahmet, Laleli, Topkapı, Aksaray, Taksim, Sirkeci and Şişli areas)


Daily: 6:30am onwards

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please specify the name and address of your hotel.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 20 min prior to your scheduled departure.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.

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