May 5 – 19, 2020
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VMFA Member Travel will return to Turkey in 2020 with an itinerary of iconic, unforgettable sites from antiquity! Similar to Egypt, Turkey is a living museum. This tour begins in Istanbul with visits to the ancient Roman Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Hagia Sophia. Continue down the coast to Gallipoli, to the poignant WWI Memorial to ANZAC and Turkish troops. Visit amazing ancient Ephesus, Troy, and Pergamum; swim in the Sunken Baths of Cleopatra during a 3-night cruise on a sailing fishing yacht in the Turquoise Sea. The tour concludes in seaside Antalya, and an optional post-trip extension to Cappadocia is available.