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Ahlat

Ahlat; located in the northwest of the Lake Van, welcomes visitors with an arresting sight of glorious tombstones dating back to the Seljuk period.

Alacatı

Alacatı; is a town on the western coast of İzmir province in Turkey, which has been famous for its architecture, vineyards and windmills for over 150 years.

Alanya

Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries

Anavarza

Anavarza; Situated in the Cilicia region in Adana province, the founding date of this ancient city is not known.

Aphrodisias

Aphrodisias; This unique ancient city was named after Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love.

Aspendos

Aspendos; Situated in the Serik town in Antalya province, Aspendos impresses its visitors with its elegant amphitheatre and other ancient remains.

Assos

Assos; One of the most beautiful and pristine bays located in Çanakkale province, Assos is a blend of both history and nature

Ayder

Ayder; Among the most popular resorts of the Eastern Black Sea, Ayder is a piece of heaven with its oxygen-laden nature comprised of all colors varying from yellow to green.

Ayvalık

Ayvalık; One of the most beautiful holiday resorts of the Marmara region, Ayvalık attracts the attention particularly for its closeness to major cities such as Istanbul and Izmir.

Belek

Belek; mecca for golf enthusiasts and a piece of heaven where shades of green merge with shades of blueSplendid forest scenery with pine and pistachio trees as well as a magnificent coastline and impressive golf courses and facilities await you for an unforgettable holiday in Belek.

Sapanca

Sapanca; A corner of paradise resounding with the peaceful sounds of nature and one of Istanbul’s popular getaways, Sapanca reveals different scenic views in any season.

Selçuk

Selçuk; Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir.Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture of the ancient city of Ephesus located in the region.

Side

Side; One of the most amazing corners of Antalya the shining star of the Mediterranean and among the most crucial port cities of antiquity

Beyoğlu

Beyoğlu; the main attraction in Istanbul, where history and fashion meet in a quotidian atmosphere.

Bozcaada

Bozcaada; Turkey’s third largest island located at the northern end of the Aegean region, Bozcaada, literally enchants everyone with its unmatched beauty.

Canakkale

Canakkale; A strait connecting Europe and Asia as well as the Aegean and the Marmara Seas, and the most important center of the civilizations of Troy and Assos but most importantly the symbol of independence.

Cappadocia

Cappadocia; the site of nature’s wonderful formations, a central Anatolian and world heritage with a history dating back to 3000 B.C

Çeşme

Cesme; the sunshine of the Aegean Sea, an ancient southern town that has preserved its natural beauty as on its first day.

Cumalıkızık

Cumalıkızık; Home to the most beautiful specimens of traditional Ottoman architecture and a lush green town in the heart of nature

Dalaman

Dalaman; A district of Muğla province blessed with Turkey’s most beautiful seaside resorts, Dalaman welcomes its guest with numerous vacation opportunities and a sunny weather throughout the year.

Dalyan

Dalyan; The habitat of the Caretta Caretta and many historical monuments like the ancient city of Kaunos, Dalyan is a very special seaside resort where one can eat the most delicious fish.

Datça

Datça; One of the most beautiful peninsulas stretching into the Aegean Sea, Datça lies at the bosom of a bedazzling nature abounding in ancient monuments and artifacts dating back to more than thousand years ago.

Demre

Demre; one of the most beautiful provinces of Southern Turkey, one that has survived from ancient times, the homeland of Santa Clause.

Didim

Didim; A district of Aydın province one of the most beautiful cities of the Aegean region, Didim enchants the visitor with its scenic beauty and ancient sites.

Edirne

Edirne; One of Turkey’s border cities and gateway to the West, a charming city with a fascinating nature and cultural heritage.

Ephesus

Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC

Şirince

Şirince; As charming as the meaning of the name indicates, Şirince is a lovely little village comprised of narrow streets with old adjacent houses.

Sumela Monastery

Sumela Monastery; in Turkish: Sümela Manastırı; Panagia Soumela, “Virgin Mary of Soumela” in Greek) is a spectacular rock-hewn monastery perched dramatically on the narrow ledge of a steep cliff in the forests south of Trabzon.

The Princes Islands

The Princes Islands; Among the most terrific getaways, the Princes’ Islands, with a history going back to ancient times, are a classical combination of nature, sea and history.

Fethiye

Fethiye; a seaside location which gives new meaning to the color turquoise possessing the most beautiful beaches and islands of the Aegean region and a holiday paradise with stunning nature and impressive historical sites

Foça

Foça; One of the most beautiful spots of the Aegean region, Foça is a lovely vacation paradise that enchants everyone with its scenic beauty and clear sea.

Gaziantep

Gaziantep; Located in the center of the first civilizations on the historical Silk Road, Gaziantep is Turkeys sixth largest city worldwide famous for its Baklava.

Göcek

Göcek; A hidden corner of paradise dating back to the Lycian era.A district of Muğla province, one of the most beautiful cities of the Aegean Region, Göcek, comprised of many islands and bays has been treasured and protected until nowadays.

Gökçeada

Gökçeada; Gökçeada is Turkey’s largest island located in Çanakkale province.

Harput

Harput; A picturesque open-air museum harboring a variety of monuments located in one of Turkey’s notable cities with the richest cultural heritageAn ancient settlement with a history dating back to 2000 BC, Harput lies in the province of Elazığ.

Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf; a fairytale city located on both sides of Dicle (Tigris) River and among the most important trade, science and cultural centers of the ancient times

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula; A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations.

Igneada

İğneada; At the northern most tip of the Marmara Region, the last shore to be washed by the waters of the Black Sea, Igneada is a hidden Garden of Eden among the dark green forests.

Izmir

İzmir; The pearl of the west, is Turkey’s third largest city and one of the most important port cities. It has a great nature and a rich historical and cultural heritage.

Iznik

Iznik; One of Anatolia’s oldest residential areas, an antique city that enchants everyone with its historical monuments, nature and handicrafts.

Kalkan

Kalkan; A seaside town located in Antalya province the most beautiful area of Mediterranean region, Kalkan astounds everyone with its scenic beauty and cultural legacy.

Kartalkaya

Kartalkaya; a crisp white ski resort located in Bolu one of the most beautiful cities in the Western Black Sea.

Uludağ

Uludağ; one of the highest mountains in the Marmara Region open to tourism all the year round and one of Turkey’s most beautiful epitomes of magnificent nature

Uzungöl

Uzungöl; Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.

Zeugma

Zeugma; This magnificent ancient city, the name of which means “gate,” was founded in 300 BC on the Seven Hills by Seleucus, one of the generals of Alexander the Great.

Kartepe

Kartepe; one of Turkey’s major ski resorts welcoming visitors any season of the year, Kartepe is famous for its scenic views.

Kaş

Kaş; One of the major cities of Lycia and located in the western part of Antalya, Kaş is a natural wonder which impresses visitors with a spectacular geography.

Kemer

Kemer; One of crucial harbors and trading posts of history with a past dating back to 690 BC and a thriving legacy in the bosom of nature at its best

Konya

Konya; is a city identified with the world famous philosopher Mevlana. İt is one of the first inhabited cities in the history of mankind, and still contains traces of many ancient civilisations which gives it the atmosphere of a museum city.

Kültepe

Kültepe; (Turkish: Ash Hill) is a modern village near the ancient city of Kaneš or Kanesh (Hittite: Neša, occasionally Anisa), located in the Kayseri Province in Turkey.

Kusadasi

Kusadasi; Founded by the Ionians and formerly known by the name Neopolis, Kusadası has been the cradle of culture and art throughout centuries.

Limyra

Limyra; Located in Finike in Antalya province, Limyra served as the capital of the Lycian civilization for a period.

Mardin

Mardin; Preserved since the ancient times with great care, Mardin located in the Southeastern Anatolian region, has always been the focus of attention for its cultural mosaic and unique architecture.

Marmaris

Marmaris; A splendid holiday resort with a history dating back to 12 thousand BC, surrounded by a lush green forests of pine trees and the deep blue sea stretching in front of it, Marmaris bedazzles its visitors also with its splendid marina.

Milas

Milas; a town with a history dating back to 1000 BC and the second largest district of Muğla the most beautiful city of the Aegean Region, Milas is a scenic town by the turquoise sea surrounded by lush green nature.

Nemrut

Nemrut; The Nemrut mountain side with the tumulus containing the tomb of King Antiochus of the Commagene Kingdom and several giant statues was inscribed to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1987.

Pamukkale

Pamukkale; Shaped by the hand of nature and extant since the ancient times, Pamukkale is one of the world’s most outstanding legacies.

Safranbolu

Safranbolu; A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


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Whether you take a few days, a few weeks or a few months to explore the spectacular and varied landscapes and townships of Turkey, you won’t be disappointed. With its varied climate and spectacular landscapes, there’s something for everyone in this part of the world. Plan your trip for a public holiday or see where the road takes you.

TURKEY’S MOST POPULAR DESTINATIONS

These top 10 lists make it easy for you to find holiday recommendations and destinations in Turkey. Turkey is located in Western Asia and Southeastern Europe. With the country located in both of Asia and Europe, then the country has been receiving the cultures from both continent continual. We would recommend you to visit and see all the beautiful destinations as below.

TURKEY’S TOP 10 BEACH DESTINATIONS

Stretching from Europe all the way to the Middle East, Turkey is a truly natural and cultural paradise. There are beautiful beaches and coastal resorts all over Turkey, see below for the top 10 beach holiday destinations in Turkey.

MEDITERRANEAN COAST

Antalya: Antalya is known as the paradise on earth, the pearl of the Mediterranean, and the Turkish Riviera. Antalya offers numerous archaeological cities, waterfalls, caves, endless beaches and world class golf clubs.

Alanya: Alanya is famed for its harbour, dockyards from Seljuk times, Red Tower, blue flag beaches, full range of accommodation with plenty of good shops and restaurants, together with lively nightlife.

Kemer: Kemer is just like a jewel on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. There are lots of blue flag beaches, mostly of large pebbles and stones, although the ones near the yacht marina are of sand, both offer different kinds of watersports.

Belek: Belek is Turkey’s premier golf resort. The setting is spectacular with long, golden sandy beaches, and a backdrop of mountains. There are many rare species of plant and wildlife indigenous to the area.

Side: Turquoise sea, golden sand, light glistening on ancient ruins. A dream painted in sunset hues. Side is a superb choice for a holiday with its nature, history, ruins of antiquity.

NORTH AEGEAN COAST

Cesme: The dance of the thermal waters on the golden beaches. Cesme is a favourite holiday spot with its healing thermal waters, golden sands, sun, sea, colourful lifestyle and enjoyable nightlife.

SOUTH AEGEAN COAST

Bodrum: A world renowned holiday and entertainment peninsula, Bodrum is paradise known for its climate, sea, natural beauty, magnificent coves and history, as well as for its modern night life.

Marmaris: Marmaris has a rich cultural heritage, magnificent natural surroundings, ancient cities, several modern marinas, many coves along its coast and a natural harbour provide lots of options for the blue voyage.

Fethiye: Fethiye is known as the untouched virgin of the lands of lights. The most impressive ancient ruins, the best sites for paragliding and water sports, history, natural beauty, highly developed facilities, entertainment beyond belief, the most magnificent bays and long sandy beaches come together at Fethiye.

Kusadasi: The ancient port city of Kusadasi presents a perfect blend od sea, sun and the unspoilt beauty of nature. The outcome is a holiday destination that promises an unforgettable experience.

Didim: Didim is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts on the Aegean coast, has secluded coves, golden sand beaches, natural harbours and nearby Lake Bafa is a haven of tranquility. The important Ionian towns of Miletos and Didyma, home of the famous prophet in ancient times, are also near Didim.

TURKEY’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR CITIES

This is a list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit in Turkey defined according to a concept of tourist attractions. These cities each offer the best of five-star establishments, shopping, gorgeous historical sites and natural scenery. If you need to visit this country we would recommend you to see all the beautiful cities as below.

ISTANBUL

Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city and the country’s undisputed cultural and financial centre. Istanbul offers a great deal in the way of history, culture, food and entertainment, in fact far too much to take in on a short city break.

ANTALYA

Antalya is the largest city on the Mediterranean, also known as the Turkish Riviera, offering over 300 days of sunshine, fantastic beaches, resort towns, luxury hotels, a myriad of water-front bars and restaurants and great shopping.

IZMIR

Izmir is Turkey’s third largest city and second most important port on the Aegean coast. Luxury hotels and facilities for sports, entertainment, shopping and business meetings give the city a cosmopolitan and lively atmosphere all year round.

ANKARA

Ankara is Turkey’s capital and second-largest city. Ankara is the seat of government and diplomacy and is also a university town with a large student population.

EDIRNE

Edirne is home of the world famous annual Kirkpinar oil wrestling competition. Also it is one of the oldest settlements in Turkey, dating back to the Neolithic age and was the second largest city of the Ottoman Empire.

KONYA

Further inland the central city of Konya is the home of the whirling dervishes and hosts a sufi festival every December when the city comes alive with visitors.

BURSA

Bursa is the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, combines thermal springs in town with skiing on the slopes in Uludag.

CANAKKALE

Canakkale is the most popular base for visiting the ruins at Troy, as well as Gallipoli, and has become a very popular destination for tourists.

TRABZON

Trabzon on the Black Sea coast has its own Hagia Sophia from the 13th century and makes a good base to visit the cliff-hugging Sumela Monastery set in the spectacular semi-tropical forested landscape that so typifies this region.

MARDIN

Mardin is an ancient Turkish city with its wonderful mix of culture and history. It is a great destination for travelers wishing to experience some unique cultural and historical motives.