Overview Turkey Destinations
Many tourists, for the first time in Turkey on holiday, with the diversity of this country impressed. It is found in Turkey is not just sun, beaches and beautiful natural landscapes, but also many well-preserved remains of Greek and Roman antiquity, oriental culture and very hospitable people. In terms of destinations Turkey can divide into two regions: the Aegean to the west and the Riviera in the south.
The Aegean is a by foothills of islands in the Mediterranean. Because of the northern situation is the Aegean in the summer not as hot as on the Riviera. The bathing season is therefore in the Aegean los somewhat later (May / June) than on the Mediterranean coast (April / May).
In the seaside resorts of the Turkish Aegean such as Fethiye, Marmaris and Bodrum, there is plenty to do. Beautiful sandy beaches in a beautiful environment, warm climate, sports facilities and a diversified night life on holiday in Turkey a great experience.
Especially on the Aegean coast of Turkey, the 5000-year history left their mark. Known cities such as Troy, Ephesus and Pergamon are here. On trips to the ancient sights you get interesting insights into long past cultures.
Bay of Oludeniz
Port of Marmaris
A little further inland in south-western Turkey, the terraces of Pamukkale. This unique landscape, the nature over the millennia formed. The acting like snow salt crystals shimmer in varying light (sunrise or sunset) in beautiful tones.
The Mediterranean coast (Riviera) is the southernmost of the long coastal areas of Turkey. The also mentioned Turkish Riviera region is one of the most popular urla regionen: Here it is almost year-round warm (see weather / climate). One finds clear turquoise water, beautiful beaches and beautiful boats on the sea from bay to bay shippers. The partial pristine stretches of coastline with pine trees and pine trees. Among the most popular holiday resorts of the Riviera include Antalya, Side, Alanya and Belek.
At the western Riviera are impressive ruins of cities like Aspendos, Perge and Termessos. Since the cities are not far from the tourist resorts of the region are removed, can be a good day trips there.
The holiday destinations in Turkey are also an ideal starting point for the so-called "Blue Voyage". It spends one or two weeks on a sailboat, food on board and travels along the beautiful coastline.
You can either let the whole holiday on a boat or spend a day trip the beautiful coastal landscape of the surrounding area. The boats make in great bays with clear water and then you have the opportunity to swim, snorkel or dive.
If several days sailing along the coast, make the boats not only in the dreamy bays, but also to halt beautiful cultural sites. You can then explore the country during the day or spend the time on the boat and in the water. On one such trip can be much of the impressive natural landscape and ancient culture - everything away from the usual Tourist turmoil.
If you are not sure whether it several days on board a ship endure, but rather should only once a day book tour.
Also diving tours with professional guides can dive with such boats are made. It looks like every dive at a new site and can witness how the underwater world changed along the coast. The corresponding diving equipment you can borrow for the organizers. For the larger diving tours, but you need a diving license.