Alaçatı Çeşme

Adult
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Daily tour to Alaçatı and Çeşme Town
P.P
₺240
Category
BAYRAM TURLARI
Date
Tuesday

Çeşme and Alaçatı Day Trip
Les't do something different,
in this new day trip you will have chance to see one of the most famous holiday resort(Çeşme ⛲) and a lovely town Alaçatı
30 gbp per person.
Overview
We will pick you up from your Hotel or apartment, for your guided stroll tour of Cesme and Alacati.

Enjoy the scenic drive to Cesme which is a great start for this tour. Cesme is one of Turkey's most prominent centres of international tourism and was ranked 8th by the New York Times, as one of the “31 Places to go to in 2010” lineups. Walk with your guide through Cesme seeing this historic city and learning its history.

Explore the Church of Agios Haralambos, a prominent landmark in the Cesme town centre restored as an art gallery. Then visit the famous Cesme Castle - the focal point of the town. An impressive site with six towers and moats on three sides, the castle is guarded by a statue of Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha, one of the naval commanders of the Battle of Cesme. Pasha is depicted caressing his famous pet lion and facing the Town Square. You will enjoy a refreshment of traditional Turkish tea or apple tea accompanied by ( Sakızlı cookies famous in this region with the impressive Cesme Castle in the background.

Next, we will drive to the Alacati Bay where we will stop to snap some photos of picturesque Alacati Bay. Then as you arrive, the lovely Alacati is a charming district in the region of Cesme— a favourite holiday resort its prized location for country houses for the well-to-do of Izmir. In the past, this area had significant military and agricultural significance. Stroll with your guide through the cobblestone streets, to admire the beautifully restored old houses enjoying the Bohemian atmosphere.

You’ll hear about the history of the structures what you are seeing, and visiting the Aios Constantinos Church, built in 1874 and later converted to a mosque. Then, You will have free time to stroll around the shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Having the opportunity to mingle with the locals at a tea house enjoying a cup of Turkish Coffee cooked with mastic gum which is made only in this region.

At the end of your tour, you will drive back to your hotel or apartment in altinkum.

Highlights
You will see the Church of Agios Haralambos, a prominent landmark in the Cesme town center which has been restored as an art gallery.
An imposing site with its six towers and moats on three sides, the castle is guarded by a statue of Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha, one of the naval commanders of the Battle of Cesme. Pasha is depicted caressing his famous pet lion and facing the Town Square.
You will stop to snap some photos of wind surfers in the picturesque Alacati Bay.
Stroll through Alacati streets with your guide through the cobblestone streets, to admire the beautifully restored old houses and enjoy the Bohemian atmosphere.
You will visit the Aios Constantinos Church, built in 1874 and later converted to a mosque.
Enjoy a refreshment of traditional Turkish tea or apple tea accompanied by ( Sakızlı )mastik cookies famous in this region with the impressive Cesme Castle in the background.

Price Includes; transfers, guiding and lunch
Not Included; breakfast, drinks and entrance fees.