Impressive, Breathtaking, Stunning...

So many words come to mind when you see the beauty of Turkey. Not only beautiful but also unique, not only sights but unforgettable experiences.

This is what vacation in Turkey is. Turkey offers nothing less than a good life with happy memories.

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Featured activities

Things to see and do in Turkey. Find out the best things to do, places to go and visit including events and fun activities for sightseeing as well as top tourist attractions in Turkey
attractions, shopping and entertainment

Attractions

In Turkey, browse galleries to discover the work of local artists, step back in time in historic museums or enjoy the regions' often unique attractions, shopping and entertainment.

consider hiring a boat, bike or car

Hiring Cars & Equipment

There's so much to see and do in Turkey, from outback holidays to exploring an inland river. To get the most out of your destination, consider hiring a boat, bike or car; there are equipment hire companies dotted all over the Country.

Joining a tour is a great way to see all Turkey

Tours

Joining a tour is a great way to see all Turkey has to offer. Let the experts customise an itinerary to suit your interests; be they cultural, historic, adventure-based or centred around food and wine.

affordable cabins, cottages, hostel, motel, hotel or cosy B&B

Accommodation

Turkey has an incredible range of places to stay, whether you choose a camp-ground or caravan park, affordable cabins, cottages, hostel, motel, hotel or cosy B&B. All on offer to base yourself while you explore this gateway to the greater outback and beyond. .

Things to do

Find Things to do whilst visiting Turkey. From amazing Turkey restaurants, to theatre, arts and culture. Turkey has it all!
Lahmacun also known as Turkish pizza

Food & Recipes

Find food tours, pubs, farmers, markets, gourmet food, restaurants and vineyards as well as cellar doors.

Ölüdeniz A Beautiful Island Bay in Turkey

Beaches & Surf

Find some of Turkey's best beaches including surf beaches, beach events and surf schools along the coast..

Adventure Tours in Turkey

Adventure & Sport

Find adventures and things to do, hikes and walks, dive sites, cycling routes, mountain-bike trails and adventure tours.

turkey Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park

Nature & Parks

Find adventures and things to do, hikes and walks, dive sites, cycling routes, mountain-bike trails and adventure tours.

Turkey East Coast Road Trips

Drives & Roadtrips

Scenic drives in Turkey travel along the coast, to the outback, through wine regions and scenic countryside.

Culture and Art in Turkey

Arts & Culture

Explore smaller private museums, beautiful galleries showcasing the work of local artists and photographers.

Destinations

Where to go, best places to stay, travel tips and best holiday destinations - inspiration from the experts at Turkey This Way.
Antalya port Turkey

Antalya

Antalya — Sophisticated Antalya is a definite tourist hub, and with a population approaching the 1-million mark, it’s among Turkey's fastest growing cities.

Trabzon Uzungöl, Turkey

Trabzon

Trabzon — the wonderful Sümela Monastery is just outside the city and it is a great gateway to exploring the Turkish Northeast

istanbul, turkey, sea, buildings

Istanbul

Istanbul — (Constantinople) — Turkey's largest city, the former capital of both the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires, and the only major city in the world to straddle two continents

Ottoman mosque in Konya

Konya

Konya — a quite large city that is the heartland of mystic Sufi order, the site of Rumi's tomb, and with some elegant Seljuq architecture, all surrounded by vast steppes

The fish lake in Sanliurfa Turkey

Urfa

Urfa — magical city with beautiful architecture and extremely friendly locals at the gates of Eastern World; where Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, and Persian cultures mingle

Snowboarding Uludağ, Bursa

Uludağ

Uludağ — a national park featuring school textbook belts of different types of forests varying with altitude, and the major wintersports resort of the country

Get around

Major cities are served by airlines as well, with reasonable prices, beating the bus travel experience especially over longer distances.

Tickets can be conveniently bought at the Istanbul domestic terminal and local ticket offices of Turkish Airlines, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines and Atlasjet among others.Read more...

Many of the large cities have daily connections to the traffic hubs Ankara and Istanbul, others will have flights on specific days only.

Upon arrival at regional airports there will often be a connecting Havaş bus to the city centre, which is much, much cheaper than taking a taxi. Read more...

Offering considerably cheap, but slower travel compared with the bus, TCDD (Turkish Republic State Railways) operate passenger trains all over the country.

However, as Turkey has fewer than 11,000 km of rail network in the total, many cities and tourist spots are out of rail coverage. Read more...

Like all of its neighbours (except Cyprus off the southern coast of Turkey), driving is on the right side of the road in Turkey.

Though it is legal to drive a vehicle with driver positioned on the right (which were designed for countries driving on the left) it is not very comfortable and is risky indeed (the driver cannot see the coming traffic and so on…).Read more...

Fast ferries (hızlı feribot) are fast (50-60km/hour) catamaran-type ferryboats that connect for instance Istanbul to the other side of the Marmara Sea.

They can cut travel time dramatically. Again for instance leaving from the Yenikapı jetty in Istanbul (just a bit southwest of the Blue Mosque) you can be at the Bursa otogar in two hours, with less than an hour for the actual boat ride to Yalova.Read more...

See it! Feel it! Love it!

T urkey is on the Mediterranean, in the Anatolian region of West Asia, with a small section in Southeastern Europe separated by the Turkish Straits (Bosphorus, Sea of Marmara, and Dardanelles).

With the Black Sea to the north and the Aegean Sea in the west and Mediterranean Sea to the southwest, Turkey is surrounded by Bulgaria and Greece to the west, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to the northeast, Syria, Iraq and Iran to the southeast.History of Turkey »