Admire the mysterious Lycian tombs crafted into the sides of cliffs and ponder how they were constructed.
Wonder at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia with its underground city, rock churches and cave houses. Bathe in the warm travertine pools at Pamukkale, wade through the clear waters of Saklikent Gorge and walk round the encircling black basalt walls of Diyarbatir.
The Anzac memorials to the fallen of the World War I battlefields at Gallipoli are sobering but the Roman city of Ephesus and the site of the siege of Troy are true wonders. Get to know the locals by joining them in a traditional hammam for a scrub down.