Turkish Alfa Romeo fan site organized a picnic at Polonezkoy, Istanbul last Sunday. And it turned into the the most successful meeting ever organised by the Alfa Romeo enthusiasts' "community" in Turkey, with more than 80 Alfa Romeo car and over 200 Alfisti attending the whole day event.

After starting the day off meeting up on the Asian and European sides of  the city of Istanbul, all the Alfa Romeo’s that had turned up to take part in the day's programme formed into a convoy.  The participants were kept busy during the day exchanging their many views on each others' Alfa Romeos. They also had fun by enjoying the various activities organised by the Alfistiturkey community. The day's main programme took place in an area that had been specially prepared for the Alfisti.

Many members also had a chance to win different gifts including car alarms, parking sensors, car care products and various discount checks. The gems of the event were unquestionably a 1969 Duetto and a 1971 Veloce, both models which are rarely seen in Turkey.



The picnic took place in Polonezkoy (aka Adampol) which means 'Polish Village', which lies in the north east of Istanbul, surrounded by beautiful forests. Polonezkoy was found during 19th century by Prince Adam Czartorsky in order to establish a Polish community within Ottoman empire. The village continued to develop during the 19th century and the total number of inhabitants today has reached around 1,000 people of Polish origin. was founded 2 years ago to establish a completely free and independent platform that would strive promote the Alfa Romeo spirit in Turkey. Over the past two years, the site has organised many events with the support of Alfa Romeo Turkey. The site currently serves as the official forum of the Turkish AROC.

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