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Turkey- 14 days for $1,599- with airfare, too

The Ottoman-era Sultan Ahmed or Blue Mosque, one

The Ottoman-era Sultan Ahmed or Blue Mosque, one of landmarks of Turkey's largest city and the country's cultural and economic capital, Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, July 22, 2010. Photo taken from a minaret of Haghia Sophia Museum, another landmark of Istanbul.(AP Photo/Ibrahim Usta) Photo Credit: AP Photo/Ibrahim Usta

It's hard to imagine a two-week trip to Turkey coming at a better price.

Friendly's Planet Travel's Best of Turkey package is a 14-night affair that includes stops in Istanbul, Ankara, Derinkuyu, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale, Aphrodiasias, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pergamon, Troy, Canakkale and Dardanelles.

During the trip, guests will spend time at the major attractions including the Grand Bazaar, the Sultanahmet Mosque, the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the Open Air Museum and the Duden River.

Among the seven hotels guests will stay in: the four-star Titanic City Hotel in Istanbul and the Sheraton Voyager Antalya, which overlooks Konyaalti Beach.

The package includes roundtrip airfare from JFK to Istanbul via Turkish Airlines, as well as daily breakfast and several other meals.

Departure dates and prices: Oct, 21 ($1,899 a person), Nov. 25 ($1,699), Dec. 23 ($2,399)- Feb. 17, 2010 ($1,599), March 17 ($1,699). Prices are valid through Sept. 22, while space remains.

Info: 800-555-5765,

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