Turkish Airlines is promoting a free layover service, which is made available to all of its international transit passengers flying through Istanbul with a six- to 24-hour layover.
Since its introduction in 2009, the airline’s ‘touristanbul’ service has provided almost a quarter of a million passengers with tours around the vibrant city.
Transit passengers can look forward to transfers, access to historical sights and a sampling of Turkey’s delicious cuisine.
Tours depart daily from the hotel desk at Istanbul Atatürk Airport from 08:30 to 11:00, 09:00 to 15:00, 09:00 to 18:00, 12:00 to 18:00 and 16:00 to 21:00.
Passengers will be transported to Istanbul’s most popular sites, including Topkapı Palace, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower and Dolmabahce Palace , plus more.