Did you know that Izmir – or Smyrna as it was called in ancient times – was founded by the legendary female warriors, the Amazons, and was the inspiration of the poet Homer?

Attractively situated on the hillsides that line the sweep of the bay, today’s Izmir is a major port and Turkey’s third largest city – modern and cosmopolitan with lively and colorful suburbs, an enchanting coastal road, natural beauty, rich cuisine and a heritage spanning thousands of years.

Make yourself comfortable and have a look at what Izmir has to offer with Mick and Trudie.

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