Istanbul cruise port (Turkey) records at least twohundret thousand visitors every year. In particular, August is the month when the most ships run in. The port is reached by cruise lines like Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn. Especially the Royal Princess is visiting Istanbul more than twenty times per year.

If your cruise is coming from Athens, Greece, Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey, Mykonos or Venice, Italy, Istanbul is likely to be on your route.

Typical trips take seven or fourteen days.

Things you can do in Istanbul