trips planned today
out of 5
Trustscore rating

The Best Things to Do in Izmir

Plan your next trip here
You have 3 trips in progress.   See all

Things to do in Izmir

For centuries Kemeralti Market was one of the city's most important commercial hubs, and this historical bazaar still preserves its original
Tours from €42
World heritage site · Ruin
See the ruins of the Greek Ancient City of Ephesus, home to the famous Temple of Artemis, named one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Tours from €51
View the Ottoman-style tower that has come to represent the city at Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower). Built in 1901 to mark the 25th anniversary of
Tours from €79
  • ©
Duration: 4 to 7 hours
EPHESUS SMALL-GROUP TOUR INCLUDING ENTRANCE TICKETS AND LUNCH!.EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY is the largest open-air museum of Turkey that is listed in UNESCO World Heritage. And, HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY is one of the most important religious sites, visited by many Pope. Planning a visit & logistics to that important ruins takes serious time. During this hassle-free, all-inclusive day trip, you can settle back and relax while our team handles the LOGISTICS, SKIP-THE-LINE ENTRANCE TICKETS, LUNCH, and all others.• Starting from your Hotel/Cruise Port and returning to your Hotel/Cruise Port• On-time Return is guaranteed for Cruise Passengers• Skip-the-Line Entrance Tickets, Lunch, and Licensed Tour Guide Included• You also have a chance to explore Traditional Local Handicrafts besides visiting historical & cultural destinations• SMALL-GROUP TOUR limited UP TO 15 PERSONS; ensures a more personalized experience
Book on Viator from €63
Tarihi Asansor , Izmir
Reach the upper levels of the community for expansive views of the city, the bay, and the surrounding landscape with Tarihi Asansor. The orig
Tours from €42
Art Gallery

Recommended Izmir tours


Landmarks · Parks · Piers & Boardwalks
The birthplace of Homer, the ancient port city of Izmir boasts a colorful heritage that includes traces of Greek, Armenian, and Jewish cultures. Founded nearly four millennia ago and long known by its Greek name Smyrna, this busy city has served as a major Mediterranean trading center since its earliest days. Today cosmopolitan Izmir remains one of the country's most liberal and worldly urban centers, renowned for its nightlife, culinary scene, and cultural festivals. Nestled against a large bay, the city features a network of broad boulevards flanked by contemporary buildings and upscale shopping malls, interspersed with historical mosques and churches, a blend of modern and traditional architecture. With the Inspirock world travel planner, Izmir and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.

Plan your trip to Izmir

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Izmir

Where to stay in Izmir

The seaside town of İzmir caters to a range of budgets in terms of accommodations. You'll find most options concentrated within a few blocks, conveniently close to the waterfront, shops, restaurants, and nightclubs. These include moderately priced three- and four-star hotels and a number of budget-friendly hostels, as well as some guesthouses a little bit north and south of the downtown core. More expensive, upscale hotels sit a little bit east of the city core, right on the idyllic coast.
20 million rooms are at your fingertips!
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +