we are arriving on a cruise ship in izmir, is it possible to walk from the port into izmir to visit the bazar
We are investigating a family holiday to this part of Turkey. We do NOT want overcrowded beaches filled with boozy tourists. Are looking for authentic experienece, heritage, nature, food and relaxing. Any suggestions? How expensive are flights from Istanbul to Izmir? Linde Cape Town
How could we go from Özdere to Izmir (for sightseeing) ? There should be some connection with bus/ dolmus but i dont find any clear information about it.
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I want to take bus from Izmir to Bodrum with 2 luggage and they are around 25kg. I would like to know if buses allow luggage. If so, is it free of charge? Please advise. Thanks!!
What to watch for and which way to go and where to stop using a car from Istanbul to Izmir?
Doing some research I found a hostel "Guzel Izmir Hotel" which seems to be pretty much in the center ... any other hostel or hotel tips for a medium budget ;-) ?
First time visitors to Turkey - 8 nights in Istanbul. Thought Izmir side trip would be a nice contrast to the big city. October 11-14 ( 4 nights)...
Thought of going to Izmir, Cesme, and Ephesus. Any recommendations for itinerary? Enjoy visiting historical places, local foods, visiting friends' family in Cesme....thought of using Izmir as home base.
Any hotel recommendations?
Car rental? Is it better or safer to take taxis/buses?
Turkish or other airlines to consider from Istanbul?
New to VT - excited to hear from other members and looking forward to share my experiences when we return.
I am planning to go Izmir in 3rd week of November & booked a hotel called Radisson blu @ Cesme. Do u think it's a good hotel & good place to go? But it looks like its v far from the airport. So I was thinking if I stay @ kusadasi as I will get free shuttle from airport by Atlasjet airline!! (I hope they still have shuttle @ that time of my stay) Plz give me advice!!! Also are there more things to see & do in Kusadasi or Cesme ?? I was looking @ some nice hotels there but can't decide which one is really good. Can someone help Plz!!!!
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Where is the best place to buy a bottle of wine in Izmir. I'm only here for two days, staying at the Hilton,and would prefer to walk over.
We are in Izmir for one day in April. As mentioned, we have been to Ephesus and Pergamon before. We have also visited Istanbul (as an example of the mosques, the bazaar that we have seen).
We would really appreciate some suggestions for how to spend our day in Izmir? We are a young family.
Are there more Christian/Biblical sights nearby?
I saw Pumakkale, which looked very interesting, but it looks like it would be a 4 hour drive each way and probably too far for us.
Looking forward to your kind suggestions. Thanks so much!
Hello,i have a conference to attend at Izmir University of Economics and am planning to stay in one of the hotels at Basmane Gari. I wanted to know what modes of travel are available between these two places. What is the distance between these two places and how much time does it take by bus? Thanking you in advance!
I'm coming to Izmir on 18-23 Oct 2011 and accompanying a friend who's photographer to shoot "7 churches of revelation" (Izmir, Alasehir, Bergama, Akhisar, Laodicea, Sart, Efes).
Since we only have 5 days, we plan to rent a (cheap) car with a driver/guide.
- Do you have any recommendation on where can we get rental car + driver/guide?
- How much is it per day?
- Is it possible to go a whole day and back to Izmir every day but cover all 7 churches(we already book 5 nights in Izmir)?
Thank you very much!
What are the best places to be and to visit in Izmir?
My husband and I are going to be in Corfu until June 21 or 22, and then want to go to the Ephesus area if possible by boat so that it is more relaxing.
Where should we fly to from Corfu so that we can get a boat to Ephesus? How many hours or days does the boat take?
An alternative would be to fly to Izmir and take a local boat around there...are there boats near Izmir and is this worth doing?
We only have around 3-4 days for the boat and Ephesus.
We're in the tentative stages of planning a trip to Turkey for September, 2011. We plan to fly to Izmir and from there spend two or three nights in Selcuk to visit Ephesus and a few other sites. From Selcuk to Marmaris for the ferry to Rohdes and from Rhodes to Fetheyi.
Question is: Is it better to rent a car at Izmir airport (if so, any company better) and turn it in at Marmaris or would it be better to take the bus or hotel shuttle to Selcuk and bus to Marmaris?
Any suggestions or insights would be appreciated.
We are arriving on a cruise ship into Izmir port at the end of Jan. Can anyone suggest the best possible way to get to Ephesus and sights not to miss? We have only 9hrs there in total...
Nik and Geoff
Are the KEMERALTI and KONAK area shops open on a sundays? Thanks
Can anybody recommend a website which contains a bus timetable (in Emglish)
for the above trip
Thanks in advance
What is the best transport from kusadasi to izmir? is there any bus in this way?
could anybody explain how can I get from Izmir to Bodrum
Hi I'm flying to Izmir airport and need to get to Gumbet. Does anyone know if it's easier to get a bus to Bodrum them Gumbet or where you actually get the bus when you land? What time the buses are at? My return flight is about 3.30am so will buses be on then? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Does anybody know if there is some direct connection (train, bus) between Izmir - Adnan Menderes International Airport and Denizli (Pamukkale)?
My friend plans to visit Pamukkale in August. Because Denizli airport is closed in August, she plans to fly from Izmir to Istanbul.
She moves from Denizli otogar to Izmir otogar by bus and takes a taxi to Izmir airport from Izmir otogar.
Is there anyone who knows the proper taxi charge?
Some site wrote that it would be 20TL to 30TL. Other site wrote that taxis run with meter.
Last week when I was in Izmir, a taxi driver said it was 70TL at first. Then he was discounting the charge to 40TL.
I want to go from Izmir to Tekirdag by bus can you please sent me a guideline for that trip. Also i want to know which way i can arrive to Tekirdag by buw fron Ayvalik.
I wiil aprreciate an answer.
Please could anyone help? Myself and partner are off the Gumbet bodrum next month. We intend to marry and understand that we need to have our marriage documents translated first. This at the moment has to be done at the british consulate in izmir. (The consulatee in bodrum is on the verge of opening, but do date has not - which wold make life so much easier!)
Does anyone know the address and the best way to get there from Gumbet, Bodrum?
I have a plan to visit Athens in May 2010 and i want before that visit Istanbul and then Izmir and after visit Izmir move to Athens,can i do it ? How can i move from Izmir to Athens and then back to Izmir ?
Please help me
We need to travel from Izmir to Istanbul and the end of a tour next year and are considering the train. Can someone tell me how this trip is? How long? Cost? how was the train? I understand that the last portion is VIA ferry. How is the connection, ferry ride, etc.? Appreciate any input from fellow travelers who have done this train trip. Jim