Private Tours from Canakkale Port
It is well-known for its proximity to the Gallipoli Peninsula where the famous Gallipoli Campaign took place in WWI, as well as the associated national parks, museums and historic memorial monuments, in surroundings of natural beauty. Also nearby are the archaeological digs at Troy (Truva) with the ruins of the city walls and the Wooden Horse of Troy. In town is an archaeological museum that contains some fine examples of ceramics from the 17th century till today, as well as the best samples of wooden workmanship of the 19th century. Also try to visit some of the fascinating castles in the area, such as the Sultan’s Castle. This truly is a fascinating geographical and historical port to visit.
At Canakkale we land and make our way to Troy, brought back in 1871 from the world of legend, where it had been hidden from history, by the magic of back in 1871 from the world of legend, where it had been Schiliemann’s uninstructed intuition.
Also, its importance with Gallipoli Campaign, The Gallipoli Peninsula has a long and memorable history extending back beyond the Peleponesian Wars. Its rugged landscape and historic towns provide the backdrop to the battlefields of 1915, places of heroism and sacrifice which are of immense national significance to Turks, Australians and New Zealanders.