Travel highlights Turkey
One of the best-loved tourist resorts, Antalya has glorious sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, with possibilities for skiing in the mountains. Close to a number of archaelogical sites and ruins it also boasts lush green vegetation.
Bodrum is a pictureque town on a dazzling blue bay. It has a long palm-lined waterfront and a beautiful marina, where craftsmen still build the traditional yachts. Close to the town you can swim in warm turquoise water, which is very suitable for diving, as you can explore numerous reefs, caves and an immense variety of other aquatic life. majestic rock formations.th its picturesque shop-lined streets, restaurants, discotheques, sophisticated bars and cafes for all ages and tastes, is always lively whatever the season.
Over many millions of years, volcanoes, wind, rain and ice sculpted what we now know as Cappadocia. Over centuries men carved the rocks to create Cappadocia's stunning and unique landscape. You find yourself surrounded by fairy chimneys, rock carved churches and monasteries, underground shelters, rock settlements and the rock castles.
Ephesus is the best-preserved and restored classical city on the Mediterranean. Considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, it gives a feeling for what life was like in Roman times. Dating back 3,000 years, one can still stroll for hours along its streets, past temples, theatres, libraries, houses, and statues. The area also contains 3 more ancient cities called Milet, Dydma and Pyrene.
Istanbul has always been one of the most facinating and romantic cities in the world. Built on two continents, its skyline filled with domes and minarets, imperial Istanbul can't help but impress its visitors. At every turn in the city you are faced with Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman palaces, mosques, churches, monasteries, monuments, walls and ruins. Istanbul is like an intricately woven carpet, a subtle blend of eastern and western cultures.
Called the 'Pearl of the Aegean', Izmir has a wonderful climate and a magnificent history. Now the largest export harbour in Turkey, the city also serves as a gateway to the Aegean Region, which shores are among the loveliest landscapes in the country.
This is one of Turkey's most popular tourist destinations. Kusadasi is much loved for its many beaches, its sun, its cool breezes in the afternoon, its restaurants, its top quality hotels, its marina and its proximity to Ephesus.
Pamukkale is one of the most extraordinary natural wonders in Turkey and unique in the world. . It has a vast white cliff side with scallop-shaped basins of water and frozen waterfalls. It looks as if it's made out of snow or cloud or balls of cotton.