We are happy to announce that the second edition of Gallipoli Peninsula and the Troad, from TAN Travel Guide series, is now available on Amazon. The new edition of this guidebook has been thoroughly revised and updated, including ticket prices and opening hours for 2019. Relevant information concerning renovations and reopenings has also been added. Moreover, this edition presents the newly opened Troy Museum and its fabulous collections. The guidebook is now available on Amazon not only as an ebook but also in the paperback version. Additionally, it is possible to get the ebook version from Google Play.
Gallipoli Peninsula and the Troad guidebook has been prepared for the travellers who intend to spend active holidays exploring the northwestern part of Turkey, especially the Gallipoli Peninsula and the Troad. If you want not only to relax and sunbathe, but also to visit some historical buildings and archaeological sites, this is the book for you. It will help you to get acquainted with the most important information about Turkey and its northwestern part, to plan the entire trip and to select the places worth seeing. History lovers will be able to use it to locate rarely visited ruins of ancient cities, the seekers of beautiful landscapes will find tips on the most attractive viewpoints and the gourmets will get numerous suggestions for the best restaurants in the region.
The guidebook is divided into four main sections, organized geographically. They represent, respectively, the areas of the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Northern Troad, the Southern Troad, and the Turkish islands in the Aegean Sea. In each section, you will find in-depth descriptions of main cities, smaller towns, historical sites, and natural treasures located in the area. The descriptions these places provide their exact location, and, where it is essential, the opening hours, ticket prices, and other practical information. In the case of the cities, there are the sections outlining the accommodation options, including hotels and campsites, as well as restaurants, shops and malls, and the issues related to public transport. These places are also represented on maps and plans.
In addition to the main sections, the guidebook includes additional chapters, collected in the Appendices section. They are devoted to the most important issues related to travelling to Turkey. You will find out what you need to do before visiting the country, learn the main facts concerning its inhabitants, the geography, and cuisine. You will find advice on souvenirs and methods of payment as well as weather information. There are also chapters devoted to the history of Greek settlements in this area and the Battle of Gallipoli. The final part of this guidebook is a bibliography that provides suggestions for further reading about the Troad and the Gallipoli Peninsula.