Let Goodman Tours Immerse You With the Incredible Sights of Izmir

Izmir is the third most significant city in Turkey with incredible history, and many archaeological sites that add to this cities uniqueness is a beautiful way to explore and see everything on Izmir day tours. Izmir was initially founded by the Greeks before being taken over by the Romans, Alexandra the Great came next and then finally it became part of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century.  Read More...

Let Goodman Tours Immerse You With the Incredible Sights of Izmir

The archaeological sites that relate to these ancient times include The Roman Agora of Smyrna (Izmir was known as Smyrna in ancient years) which is now an open-air museum and Kadifekale Castle that is on a hilltop in the centre of Izmir city and is another excellent way to see all that the city has to offer on Izmir tours. This city is lucky to have the Aegean sea along one side and surrounded by hills and mountains on the other side. These extraordinary mountains offer a fantastic environment is great to see on one of our day tours from Izmir. The famous mountains which you can see on some tours from Izmir are Mount Yamanlar that has beautiful views of the Gulf of Izmir and a crater lake called “Karagöl”. 

It is highly recommended to go on some Izmir day tours with one of the more fascinating places to see including Kemeralti Market. This market or Bazaar began during 1650-1670 and has grown ever since. It is full of small shops and markets that sell everything from food, spices, traditional souvenirs, clothes and all variations of utensils and is also a great way to compare prices and bargain with the locals. You could take one of the best Ephesus private tours from Izmir and see one of the seven wonders of the world. Ephesus is one of many Ancient cities in Turkey that borders the town of Selcuk and is south of Izmir so is a must to do an Ephesus tour from Izmir and see some of the most fantastic ruins in the world. 

Best Time To Visit Izmir

The best time to go to Izmir would be April-May, September-October which is Spring and Autumn as the weather is not to hot around these months and it will be more enjoyable for holidays and sightseeing. There also will be fewer crowds, making it more comfortable for travelling and sightseeing.

Typical Costs in Izmir

Costs will vary and depend on when you decide to travel to Izmir. Prices of food will also depend on where you dine. Local restaurants are reasonably priced, and if you're on a budget, street food would be an ideal option. If you choose to eat at your hotel, it may be a little more expensive. Local transport is also very reasonably priced, and it is easy to get around.

Know Before Visiting Izmir

Always check before you travel to Izmir as you may need to obtain a Visa before entering Turkey. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear when travelling and keep a copy of your passport and always leave all necessary documentation in your accommodation safe. 
If you are attending any religious tours be sure to dress respectfully to the culture of the country.

Weather in Izmir

The weather in Izmir from June-August summer season is when temperatures will be at there highest, and you may find it uncomfortable to travel around. In May and September, it will be warm but not too hot which makes sightseeing more enjoyable. October-April is when the temperatures will start to drop as it will be autumn and spring but can still be nice in the day.

Dining And Nightlife in Izmir

Izmir is a cosmopolitan city that has a plethora of magnificent dining opportunities and nightlife for everyone. The city is a foodie paradise, and that has been visited and documented on many television shows globally. Night tours will take you to some of the best traditional restaurants you will ever visit and after you can visit any one of the top bars and nightclubs they have on offer.

Shopping in Izmir

The shopping areas in Izmir speak for themselves this every growing Turkish city has started to become a fashion-forward destination. There are many warehouses located in the city which drives the prices for designer clothing down. The leather, ceramic, carpet and jewellery districts are vast with lots of choice and reduced rates for tourists and buyers.

How to Reach Izmir

Fly into Izmir Airport from any major city in Turkey and Izmir City Centre is 17km away less than half an hour without heavy traffic.   

Land transport and buses from cities like Istanbul, Antalya, Ankara, Izmir are available and include services to Izmir.  

Collection time for pick up to any airport from Izmir is approximately 3 Hours prior to your international flight departure. 

Ships docking from Kusadasi Port do many Izmir tours.

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