Vacation in Turkey
Hi everyone! Turkey is one of the best choices for taking your Vacation! In this post, we have listed all useful handbook details for you; general informations about Turkey, the most popular destinations, and the best time to travel to Turkey! Enjoy reading it!
General information about Turkey!
Turkey, located in the Mediterranean basin, is one of the best choices you can spend your vacation in. There are all kinds of tourism destinations; historical places, cultural places, or crystal white beaches! It would be one of the most colorful countries that you ever visit! On the one hand, while exploring a 5,000-year-old ancient city from the Eastern Roman Empire; on the other hand, you can experience the Hot Air Balloon Tours, one of Europe’s most popular activities of the modern days!
Above all, it is one of the cheapest countries if you compare it with other Mediterranean countries such as; Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Belgium, etc… However, this does not mean that you have lower or less unique experiences than other competing countries. For example; Turkey is the only within the European countries which offers you to stay in very authentic cave Hotels in the Cappadocia Region. For this unique experience, the prices start from 80 EUR for a double room! Well, what about Santorini or Mykonos in Greece? Probably, you will face a double or triple price for a caldera view Hotel which you can find in every resort town!
Most popular destinations in Turkey!
In Istanbul, which has a population of about 16-18 million people, you can lose yourself among the buildings that have witnessed the history of the Byzantium Era (Eastern Roman Empire) and the Ottoman Empire and now home to the Modern Turkish Republic!
You can enjoy your holiday by seeing such a beautiful and unique beauty with vivid eyes in Cappadocia; where the whole world looks admiringly even the persons who have visited or not yet visited! It is not only the natural formation of Cappadocia! Also, you may experience one of the most thematic & authentic activities of Turkey; Hot Air Balloon Flights, Whirling Dervishes (Sufi dances), and Turkish Night and Dinner! (A UNESCO World Heritage List: UNESCO List – Cappadocia!)
In Ephesus Ancient City, you can travel to a history of 5,000 years and discover the ruins from Ancient Greek and Eastern Roman Empire with vivid eyes! (A UNESCO World Heritage List: UNESCO List – Ephesus!)
In Pamukkale, you can take beautiful pictures in front of the white travertines; which is a form of calcium carbonate that comes from Ancient time!
In Antalya, you can see the magnificence and sophistication of a modern Turkish Tourism city. And, at the same time observe how it is combined with traditional Turkish Culture! You can also enjoy your day and enjoy the fun on the beautiful beaches filled with deep blue turquoise waters in the same city.
You can witness how a small town like Fethiye has become a huge tourism center and overflows with hotels, tourists, and nice sea-side restaurants. Also, you can explore the most famous activity of the region; Blue Cruise Tours. Which offers you to spend your days in the boat while sailing in the turquoise blue water.
In the peninsula of Gallipoli, you may learn about how the wars of liberation and independence of the Turks were won. How both Turkish and foreign soldiers were martyred!
You may experience; how exactly 9 different ancient cities have been moved to the present day one on another in Troy Ancient City!
In the ancient city of Asclepios, located in the ancient city of Pergamum, you can learn the improvements that shed light on today’s medical history. In the Ancient City of Acropolis, right next to Asclepios, you can see ruins from Ancient Greece and Eastern Rome!
You can try unique tastes prepared by talented chefs from Turkish Cuisine, which has enormous flavors; Turkish Kebab, Baklava, Dolma, Meatball, Meat Doner, Güllaç, Kunefe, Maras Style Ice Cream, Turkish Tea, Turkish Coffee, Raki, Turnip, and many more…
And, you can learn about the most valuable and traditional art Works of the Turkish Tradition! Learn about; how the villager ladies veaw their kilims and rugs with their hands, what materials they use on their art-work(wool, silk, and cotton), what is the significances of the designs and colors on it. Learn about; how we make the very valuable artwork of ceramics, tiles, and potteries. How we design, how we paint, and how we shape those!
Best Time to Visit Turkey!
Turkey has 4 seasons; Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring! It is a different experience to visit Turkey in every single season! The busiest travel time is between May to September! Especially Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale maybe a little too hot and crowded for some travelers who are not used to it! On this hand, we always recommend March – April, and October for the best time seekers!