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Turkey Tour Specialist

Parasol Tours, Turkey Tour Specialist with a personal touch, has been rendering travel services to the global guests visiting Turkey since 1994.  As Turkey Specialist, we are at your disposal for your customized requests. Furthermore, you may also be interested in our escorted tours in Turkey especially designed for those who wish to participate in a group tour. Most of all, we have a prompt-response policy for all the inquiries.

Turkey Tour Specialist

Did you know the facts that Turkey…

* is a secular westernized country and has friendly alliances with the world nations
* inherited different cultures also including those from Greek and Roman civilizations

* continues to pursue the membership process with the European Union
* abolished the capital punishment in 2002

* was the first major stronghold of Christianity, and hence, with the church in Antioch 
* bears lands where philosophers like Aristotales and Diagones stayed for a while
* has seventeen World Heritage Sites including cultural and natural ones
* has the birth places of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus), Homeros, Herodotus and St. Paul

and also homes…

* two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (Ephesus Artemis Temple and Halicarnassus Mausoleum)
* the Seven Churches of Christianity (Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea)

* Troy, where legendary Trojan War took place while Alexander the Great initiated his military campaign
* Biblical rivers like Halys, Lycus River, Tigris and Euphrates
* part of Mt. Ararat on which Noah’s Ark has nested
* Gordion where legendary King Midas lived
* Ephesus where Virgin Mary spent the last days of her life
* the land where Julius Caesar uttered the words: “I came, I saw and I conquered”
* Sardis where the Lydians used the electrum coins for the first time in history