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BURGAZ ISLAND ⛵️🏝 - Fun & Adventure (sold out)

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Fun and Adventure Trips Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 03 Feb 11:30 - 18:30

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Next Sunday the weather will be sunny and 16 celcius!!

Sleepy, peaceful Burgazada is the ideal location to escape the noise and traffic for a just few hours or a full day trip.

Would you like to have FUN and ADVENTURE with us next Sunday on a full day of sailing and island exploring? It will be total of 8 hours of which includes 4 hours of sailing practice and 2 hours of enjoying the island. Whether you know sailing or not, this will be a great chance to practice and meet great people as well. We will have maximum 8 people on each boat to make learning easier and practicing better.

2 hours on the island is for us to explore, and have lunch. Our options are to do site seeing, take horse carriage rides, walking, biking.

We might also visit Sait Faik Abasiyanik museum.

Price for the boat rental, instructor fee and lunch is 250tl. Lunch options are meat balls (köfte) or fish including one soft drink.

This island off the coast of Istanbul is part of the Princes Islands group, and the third largest.

Burgazada Island is a preferred place for literary and art luminaries due to its unique location and magnificent natural scenery.

One of its most famous inhabitants was the Turkish writer Sait Faik. The mansion house in which the author died in Protected content today as the Museum. Opposite the museum is the Aghios Ioannes Church, which is believed to date from the Byzantine Period.

The most popular place in the island is the Bayrak Hill, which has a panoramic view. Like the other islands, Burgazada is secluded and was occupied in the past by ascetics and monks.

On the summit of Bayrak Hill is the ruin of Christos Monastery from the 9th century.

Burgazada Island has lots of facilities, are used as a resort by residents of Istanbul. The mosque right behind the square when you land at the pier, and the church located slightly further, give an idea regarding the island of Burgazada, famous with its Kalpazankaya site offers the best access to the sea on the far side of the island.