Princes' Island tour by ferry from Istanbul
Activity: Sightseeing, Boat Cruise
Languages spoken: English
Duration: 10 hrs
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- Peaceful old-time island with no traffic
- Byzantine royalty exile
- Victorian-era cottages and houses
- Ottoman-era mansions
- Ride in a horse carriage
All about the trip
Imagine a place where cars are forbidden. Just a short ferry ride from Istanbul there are old-time peaceful Princes' Islands with no traffic or pollution. Explore one of the 9 beautiful islands and enjoy a ride in a horse carriage like in the old days.
There is an archipelago off the coast of Istanbul called Princes' Islands as it served as a royalty exile in the Byzantine era. Later it became a popular resort for wealthy Istanbul residents and there are still Victorian-era cottages and houses preserved on the largest island.
All motorized vehicles – except service vehicles – are forbidden here and the only means of transport is bicycle and horse carriage.
The peaceful islands have become a popular escape from busy Istanbul, especially in summer. In other seasons the islands can become inaccessible due to storms and rough sea.
Experience this unusual expedition back in time, step in a horse carriage and explore a beautiful island with its old-time mansions.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off in hotels located in the Sultanahmet and Taksim area
- Land transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicle
- Parking fees
- Island ferry
- Horse-drawn carriage ride
What is not included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off in hotels outside of the Sultanahmet and Taksim area
Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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