Turkey Family Tours and Top 5 Destinations!
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Turkey Family Tours and Top 5 Destinations!

Hi everyone! We continue our blog series with a new one! In this post, we will focus on explaining one of the most curious topics by families is: Turkey Family Tours and Top 5 Destinations!

In almost all of our posts; we are mentioning about the diversity of Turkey and how it welcomes & accommodates every kind of travelers from all around the World! At the end of this post, you will agree that it is suitable for those traveling with children as well as culture, nature, history, archeology, backpackers, luxury, sailing, and other types of travel.

What Makes a Place more Suitable for Family Travelers than Others?

To be honest, it is all about personal preferences! Most of the families prefer places with amenities and entertainment for children and teenagers. It is preferred that these are within the scope of a hotel or very close to the accommodation area and that the activity is held during the daytime.

Before we mention about these kinds of places, we would like to sound-out some destinations marked not that kid-friendly! 

Destinations in the East and Southeast like Van, Diyarbakır, Urfa, Mardin, or Hatay are not that suitable to spend your time with your family & kids. These places attract more individual travelers, history, culture, local, and rural-life lovers

In the north of Turkey; You can get full of eco-tourism, nature, greenery, forests, and green vegetation. However, you can not find big chain Hotels in which you might have entertainment teams & shows. 

5 Top Destinations in Turkey for Family Travelers!

1. Istanbul

Istanbul is the top touristic destination for every kind of travelers. Because, it includes; historical, cultural touristic destinations, and theme parks like Miniaturk and Vialand. Families can have a great time in Istanbul! We’re sure they won’t even notice how time passes! Because there are dozens of different options from zoos to underwater parks. 

However, the intense hustle and bustle of Turkey’s most crowded city might be a little over-dose if you are the one who looks for something easier! Although, Istanbul is one of the nicest cities of Turkey we more recommend the Marmara, Aegean, or Mediterranean Regions of Turkey.

2. Cappadocia 

Today, Cappadocia is the second most popular destination of Turkey Tourism! Every 4 of the 5 travelers who travel to Turkey, also travel to Cappadocia for a couple of days. Before, Cappadocia was more for backpackers, and trekking lovers. However, nowadays, after the Cappadocia region received pretty good investments and establishing large facilities, it has become appealing to all types of travelers.

There are plenty of activities in Cappadocia that you may enjoy with your children; Hot Air Ballooning, Kaymaklı/Derinkuyu Underground Cities, Atv Safaris, Horse, or Jeep Safaris are just some of them!

Note that under 6 years old is not accepted for Hot Air Balloons…

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3. Kusadasi

Kusadasi is a small town located in the Aegean Region near to Ephesus Ruins. The population of the town is not more than 120.000. And, this is one of the most ideal places that you may spend your holiday.

Because, it has all you may need during your travel. There is an Aqua/Water Park (The biggest in Europe), big all-inclusive 5 stars Hotels with entertainment teams, great blue flag beaches, Dilek National Park, natural hiking places, and ancient ruins such as Ephesus Ancient City or Didyma Ancient City!

So, spending a week or a couple of days with your family in Kusadasi might be the highlight of your Turkey Travel!

cheap package holidays to turkey4. Pamukkale

Pamukkale is a real small village, located in the Aegean region which is about 3 hours away from Kusadasi Town. It is also a very famous touristic destination in Turkey with its white cliffs filled with natural hot spring waters. 

These white cliffs is also called Pamukkale travertines and this is one of the most unique places that you may see & explore during your Turkey Vacation! In addition, the healing property of this natural spring water that fills the travertines is a widely known fact.

Nearby (approximately 3-5 km), there are plenty of 5-star resorts. If you want to have a comfortable and healthy holiday away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, you can consider spending your holiday in Pamukkale Turkey!

bangkok to turkey5. Antalya

Antalya is the real star of Turkey Tourism! It is located in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey, and it is the 5th largest city of Turkey (2.426 million population in 2018). It has countless nice beaches with crystal clear water and 5,6,7-star all-inclusive resorts! Antalya is more preferred by Russians, Ukrainians, and families with kids…

Around Antalya, there are several small towns that include coastal resorts each offers something unique. The top spa destination called Belek is also the Golfing capital of Turkey. If your kids aren’t interested in golfing, no worry! There are others like Alanya, Kas, or Side which can keep them entertained!

We hope that this post will help you to plan your Travel to Turkey and spend a nice time during your Turkey Holiday! Or, at least give you some ideas about the family destinations in Turkey. You may keep reading our other posts or check our Turkey Travel Packages created according to the needs of our valued guests!

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