SEPTEMBER (Eylül, ey-LEWL)
weather is still hot and
moderating a bit towards the end
of the month, and Blue
Voyage yacht cruises start to
come down in price....a little.
the sea is still good and the crowds
are still in evidence, though the
crowds begin to move back to the
cities, and the individual
tourists start to appear
en masse again, filling
and Cappadocian hot
air balloons. September is high
season for Istanbul and Cappadocia,
so expect higher prices for
services, and reserve
well in advance.
Fair crowds the city's
hotels in mid-September. The 9th is İzmir's
Day of Liberation (1922) in the
War of Independence, with commemorations
The International Istanbul
exhibition begins in mid- September
of odd-numbered years and lasts two months. In 2017 it starts on 16 September and continues through October until 12 November. More...
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in Turkey in September:
A hot air balloon glides
above biblical Cappadocia.
—by Tom Brosnahan