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Cruise to the Princes' Islands with Lunch

2 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 8 hr

The magnificent city of İstanbul has seven gorgeous islands which the tour will visit the largest one known as Büyük Ada (the grand island). In the morning after arrival to the island your guide will walk you trough the wooden houses and the traffic free streets of the island to experience laid back life style of the locals. To tease your appetite the lunch will be in a local fish restaurant where the beauty of island served on your plate. After lunch there will be free time to explore the island where you may add a phaeton ride or bike ride.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Princes' Islands, Princes' Islands

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, spend a day sailing, and visit the charming Princes’ Islands. Sit back, relax, and feel the Turkish air against your skin as you island-hop along the Sea of Marmara.

Also known as Adalar, the Princes’ Islands were once a solitary place for monks and a place of exile during the Byzantine era; they are now a popular destination for locals and tourists. Bicycles and horse-drawn carriages replace motorized vehicles on these oases of peace and quiet. There are a total of 9 islands making up the Adalar, but only 4 are open to the public.

Embark on your cruise along the deep blue waters of the Marmara Sea. As you head for the main island of Büyük Ada, stop at the smaller inhabited islands along the way to see their unique characteristics. Upon arrival at Büyük Ada, the largest and most famous among the Princes’ Islands, enjoy a short guided walking tour through the streets decorated with beautiful wooden houses.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Princes' Islands, Princes' Islands

Afterward, enjoy lunch at a local seafood restaurant, which offers outstanding views of Istanbul’s shores, before enjoying some free leisure time to explore the island. In the afternoon you have the chance to make your own way around either by renting a bike, shopping around the local stores, or hop on a phaeton, a horse-drawn carriage, take a tour, and enjoy the slower pace of life here.

Duration: 3 hours