Cart

Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

from 125 £

CompareEmail your friend

Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

from 125 £

CompareEmail your friend

Highlights / Info

Highlights

  • Meeting with Journalist
  • Discover Turkey through the litterature
  • Museum visit

Info

Tour Duration : 3 hours
Live Guide : French, English
Pick Up service: From the hotel

Description

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Orientalist writer Pierre Loti taken part in the literature landscape of Istanbul. Today it is Orhan Pamuk Nobel prize winner who is a « writer of Istanbul» in his book of Innocence Museum, describes bohemian neighbourhood of Cukurcuma and make us penetrate in the universe of the main characters of the story. With this tour, we invite you to stroll in the small streets of Beyoglu where the story takes place. This expedition will take you across the book chapters to visit Istanbul and also Pera Palace Hotel Bar where Hemingway has been a frequent visitor, and to the library of Istanbul Modern –Modern Art Museum, passing through the editors” district and book market.
Besides site visits and the literary aspect of the tour, you will have the opportunity to cover the current political discussions concerning censorship, expression of opinion and legal case against intelligentsia Orhan Pamuk, Elif Safak and others.

Terms & conditions

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service (transportation depending on your hotel location)
  • Services of a private guide
  • Entrance fee in the visited monument

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Meeting point

Pick up from the lobby of the hotel at 9am.

*all tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability.

Half day tour Istanbul of the writers’

Istanbul has always been a source of inspiration to the writers. The café where Pierre Loti was coming to contemplate in Golden Horn, has taken his name to his memory. Your Guide Journalist will bring you to all those different areas and explain all about the writers who have been inspired by the city and also about those famous Turkish writers like Orhan Pamuk and more.

from 125 £

CompareEmail your friend

from 107 £Select options

Istanbul Airport fast track access

from 107 £

Don’t want to queue for the passport control and to pick up your luggage, we have a solution. We take care of you from the door of the plane to accompany to the fast track passport control until you meet the person who will assist.

Istanbul Airport fast track access

Sunrise Balloon tour in Cappadocia

from 108 £

A life time’s experience! The magically unique landscape of Cappadocia is like nothing you have ever seen. As the balloon slowly ascends at sunrise, the surreal lunar landscape that unfolds below will simply astound you. The balloon drifts silently and effortlessly through the valleys and over the famous fairy chimneys, vineyards, and orchards. The stunning colors of the rock formations will take your breath away. No matter how long you plan to stay in Cappadocia, hot air ballooning is a wholly unique experience not to be missed.

Sunrise Balloon tour in Cappadocia

Cappadocian tablets & archeological museum

from 75 £

Back to the cradle of civilisation with this one full day tour. Start with Kültepe village, where unearthed antique times’ Kanesh had been and Assyrian karum where the archeologues has found out the « Cappadocian tablets ». Next visit will be to the town of Kayseri, l’ancienne Césarée, built with dark volcano rock……

Cappadocian tablets & archeological museum

Full day private tour Galata & Pera area

from 68 £

One day is even not enough to discover all about this magnificient area! Pera & Galata are full of monuments and history.  The neighbourhood of Pera, meaning « from» (Galata) in Greek, is the extension of the district Genoese. Its urbanisation speeds up in 19th Century. The next discovery will be a covent of whirling dervishes, founded in 16th Century, this Tekke is considered as the most ancient covent of Halveti in Istanbul.

Full day private tour Galata & Pera area

Visit a vinery and taste wine in Cappadocia

from 24 £

1h – 1h30 Visit of one of the most prestigious vineyards and cellar of Cappadocia, Turasan is now investing for couple of years in the development of new quality of wines. A french “maitre de chais” is here to help on this new project. Turasan Winery is one of the most famous in Cappadocia. Brand established in 1943, rather early for Turkey offers different wines of different vines.visit in the cellar the at the end of the day to complete your discovery with the cellar and the chais and wine tasting.

Visit a vinery and taste wine in Cappadocia

-->

You May Also Be Interested In

Translate »