This pre-cruise land program is available to book for all confirmed group members. For complete description and pricing contact Food & Wine Trails.

At the border of Europe and Asia, Istanbul serves as a crossroad of culture. Formerly known as Constantinople, this active metropolis blends both traditional and new and is the 5th most populous city in the world. Step into the golden ages of the Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman empires and marvel at this cultural convergence of East and West.

Highlights Include:
3-night hotel stay in the heart of new Istanbul
English-speaking guide
Visits to top sights including: Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome
Turkish Carpet presentation
Daily breakfast
2 lunches with wine
3 wine-paired dinners
Transfer to ship on embarkation day