Turkey’s history dates back to some of the earliest human settlements in the world. Indeed, the country has hosted a long line of distinguished guests, including Achilles, Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. From the ancient city of Ephesus on the Aegean Coast to the minarets and domes of modern Istanbul, it is clear that Turkey has played a major role in Eurasian history. Turkey has everything for the inquisitive traveler, from spectacular art, magnificent architecture and ancient history to dramatic landscapes, pristine beaches and secluded coves. Add to that some fine Ottoman cuisine and Turkey ticks every box.