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You can book flights to Istanbul at any time of the year depending on the budget and the weather preference. Usually, the best times to book cheap flights to Istanbul are March, April, May, September, October and November. During these months crowds at the city’s attractions are manageable, room rates are average and the outside temperature is normal. For a budget-conscious European traveller cheapest time to visit would be on weekends from mid-January to the end of May. By using this great flight price calendar tools you can find the cheapest month to book flights to Istanbul.
Book cheap flights to Istanbul, the best-known city in Europe and the capital of Turkey. It is undoubtedly Europe’s most exotic city and the ideal place to escape to for a weekend city break or a romantic weekend getaway. Istanbul is one of the top 20 most visited cities in the world, some 13 million international tourists visited the city in 2018. Vibrant Istanbul, straddling the blue waters of the Bosphorus separating Europe from Asia, beckons with its skyline pierced by countless minarets, chaotic bazaars and a history redolent with harem intrigue and despotic Sultans. The ancient streets and breath-taking architecture of Istanbul offer an unusual destination for the discerning traveller. Istanbul may be in Europe, but it has the greatest Mosque you may ever see.
If you are planning for a weekend getaway to Istanbul should take in the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and the Hippodrome after checking into your Istanbul accommodation, and your Istanbul hotel need not be expensive. There is a great deal of sense in booking a hotel in the heart of historic old Istanbul, called the Sultanahmet, so when you are planning your weekend getaway then this is where you should look for your accommodation. The Four Seasons would be a top-class Istanbul Hotel, especially for a weekend break.
Istanbul has two nearest international airports to arrive – Istanbul Airport (IST / LTFM) is 40km and İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW / LTFJ) is 51 km from Istanbul City Centre.
While you are in Istanbul you may be interested to enjoy some local activities. Here is a list of some popular activities you may enjoy. Book your activities before you fly to avoid disappointment.