Experience the best of Turkey before the summer crowds arrive

With summer just a stone's throw away, warmer temperatures and upbeat spring vibes are in the air in May. Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus or Cappadocia's remarkable fairy chimneys sans the summer heat. Uncover thousands of years of history as you hike along the stunning Lycian Way. Or embark on a food-filled adventure to discover the secrets of Turkey's most beloved dishes. If you're here in early May, you may also get to experience Hidirellez – an annual spring festival with lively folk music, traditional fire-jumping and lamb feasts.

Top Turkey tours in May 2024

Departing Days From AUD
1 May 2024
Cappadocia Short Break
4 760
1 May 2024
Gallipoli Pilgrimage
2 295
1 May 2024
Taste of Istanbul
3 790
1 May 2024
Turkey Encompassed
15 5325
2 May 2024
Turkey Highlights
8 2735
2 May 2024
Best of Turkey
15 3795
4 May 2024
Highlights of Turkey & the Greek Islands
15 8230
4 May 2024
Walk the highlights of the Lycian Way
8 2735
5 May 2024
Premium Turkey in Depth
15 8115
5 May 2024
Premium Turkey
8 6005
5 May 2024
Premium Turkey & The Cyclades Islands in Depth
25 15540
6 May 2024
Turkey Uncovered
14 2340
6 May 2024
Turkey Explored
18 3170
6 May 2024
Six Days in Turkey
Ages 18 to 35
6 735
6 May 2024
Turkey: Hike, Bike & Kayak
12 3780
12 May 2024
Turkey Backroads
5 915
12 May 2024
Premium Turkey & the Caucasus
29 17690
18 May 2024
Turkey Real Food Adventure
11 3645
18 May 2024
Turkey: Women's Expedition
12 4380
18 May 2024
Real Turkey
Ages 18 to 35
15 2140
18 May 2024
Essential Turkey
Ages 18 to 35
10 1520

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