Turkey Travel

Turkey Travel

Turkey is a fascinating country that links Europe with Asia and is rich in history, culture, and natural splendor. Whilst Istanbul is the most popular destination for tourists, there are other cities that are well worth visiting including Izmir- once the ancient city of Smyrna, and known as the Pearl of the Aegean. Turkey has no less than 16 UNESCO World Heritage sites and these are wonderful to explore. For those seeking a special interest holiday, Turkey has gorgeous spas, excellent golf courses, and over twenty-two marinas for watersports and beach holidays.

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Capital City
Istanbul
Currency
Turkish Lira
Language
Turkish
Traditional Dish
Lacmacun
Power Outlet
C, F I 230V ~ 50Hz

Cities & Regions of Turkey

Istanbul
Istanbul

Uniting Europe and Asia, Istanbul’s long list of attractions points to the Turkish city’s importance over centuries. Here atmospheric bazaars lead to soaring minarets, and ancient cobbled streets to the ever-inspiring Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. At the same time, the modern business district gives an insight into contemporary Turkish culture.

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Antalya And Mediterranean Coast
Antalya and Mediterranean Coast

Antalya is where ancient relics drift down towards the sparkling blues of the eastern Mediterranean. Part of the Turkish Riviera, the region offers a spectacular ribbon of white sand beaches stretching as far as the eye can see. They are backed by an attractive city center heavy with the sounds and smells of Turkey.

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Anatolia
Anatolia

Defining the bulk of Turkish territory, Anatolia spans the centuries as well as it does the region’s cultures. From the whirling dervishes of Konya to cosmopolitan Ankara, few regions have such diversity. Drift among the fairytale landscapes of Cappadocia or delve into a range of archaeological sites, the options are wide and varied.

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Izmir & Aegean Coast
Izmir & Aegean Coast

Forming a part of the folding western coast of Turkey, Izmir and the Aegean Coast have a laid back charm very different to the bustle of Istanbul. Providing endless vistas, extraordinary bays and beaches, and almost unlimited cultural attractions, look no further, you’ve found your next escape.

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Trabzon & Black Sea Coast
Trabzon & Black Sea Coast

Growing in popularity for vacation destinations, Trabzon (Terbizond) and the Black Sea Coast of Turkey certainly don’t disappoint. A meeting point for cultures over centuries, attractions range from cliff carved churches to exquisite mosques. Whether you relax in the city’s tea gardens or wander its seafront promenades, be sure to discover the magic for yourself.

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