For most of the last 3,000 years people assumed that Homer's 'Iliad' was fiction and that Troy never existed. Then, in 1870 the German archaeologist Schliemann began excavations that unearthed stonewalls and battlements. His work convinced the world that Troy was more than just a legend. On this tour you’ll see with your own eyes the ancient walls and ruins that inspired the Hollywood movie starring Brad Pitt. And you can gaze across to the waters of the Dardanelles and the hills of Gallipoli beyond. Step back in time as your guide tells you fascinating facts about the city of Troy, which was demolished and reconstructed nine times. This is the place where the famous Trojan War took place, the first ever war between the east and the west. Take a look at a modern version of the 'Wooden Horse', used by the Greeks to trick the Trojans. The original played a pivotal role in the city's fall.
- SUITABILITY Moderate physical activity.