May 3, 2005
on the morning after the Congress (Saturday 30 April) and travels over the
to Denizli for lunch, followed by a visit to Kizildere Geothermal Field and
In the late afternoon there is a visit to see the famous
and travertine terraces at Pamukkale and the ruins of
(World Heritage Site).
Dinner and overnight at Pamukkale.
The next morning (Sunday 1 May) the trip will travel down the
to visit to Ömerbeyli-Germencik Geothermal Field, then on to have lunch in Selçuk.
After lunch there will be a visit to the Virgin Mary House where it is
believed that the Virgin Mary came with
at the end of her life (37-45 AD).
After this there will be a visit to
, another World Heritage Site, to see amongst other things the famous Library of
Dinner and overnight in
In the morning of the third day (Monday 2 May) the trip will travel north
along the coastal highway to Edremit for lunch, and then on to the Tuzla
In the late afternoon there will be a visit to the ruins of
, excavated by the amateur archaeologist and treasure-seeker Heinrich Schliemann
in 1871. Dinner and overnight in Çanakkale.
The following morning (Tuesday 3 May) the trip will cross the
to Gallipoli to visit the WWI battlefield.
Lunch in Gallipoli, then drive to
where the tour ends.
Covered Bazaar - Istanbul