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Discover the unique and magnificent city of Istanbul

IstanbulToday we travel to a unique city, where East and West blend with a surprising harmony: Istanbul. This is the only city where you can be in Europe and Asia during the same day, and wandering through its streets is both a feast to our senses and a dive in the history of civilization.

Given its strategic location, it was the stage of successive invasions throughout centuries, and has absorbed influences from very distinct cultures: it was founded by the Greeks in century IV BC, then came the Persians, the Romans – who named it Constantinople after their great Emperor Constantine, and finally the Ottomans, who conquered it in 1453… All left their marks, which can be easily found in gastronomy, architecture and also in its welcoming habitants.

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