If you are looking for an exciting city break where the culture, the atmosphere and the architecture are so very different from our own, an Istanbul city break may be just the ticket. In a little under four hours, you can experience the delights of this vibrant city. There is much to see in this large metropolis so you may prefer a mini break rather than a weekend visit. If your trip is short, an organised tour of the city is reccommended so that you can at least see the most iconic attractions. Low cost Istanbul city breaks have wide appeal. With a romantic reputation, the city is popular with couples of all ages. Those with an interest in history will be overawed by the plethora of buildings and their differing styles of architecture and Istanbul is also a mecca for shoppers as there are so many markets, malls and shops. The Grand Bazaar is not to be missed.
Istanbul is a unique combination of eastern and western influences, where Europe meets with Asia. The Bosphorus Straits divide the city with the Black Sea on one side and the Sea of Marmara on the other. The old city is the place to find the most famous attractions such as the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace, the Basilica of Saint Sofia and the Grand Bazaar. For stunning views over the city go to the top of the Galata Tower. The evening view of the illuminated city is best seen from the Bosphorus and evening cruises are very popular. The old town is also home to the Hippodrome and several museums. Whether you are seeking a cultural or shopping trip or merely want a change of scene, you'll find a bargain Istanbul city break will fit the bill.
The standards of accommodation and service are very good and there are restaurants to satisfy all tastes and budgets as there are eateries serving cuisine from around the world.
While Istanbul city bargain breaks are most popular from early spring through the summer and into late autumn, they can be enjoyed at any time of year. The city has a subtropical climate with no extremes of winter weather. A number of regional airports have direct flights to the city. Check on the Cheekytrip website to see if your local airport offers city breaks to Istanbul. With a flight of less than four hours, this facinating city offers a perfect destination for a short break.
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