What to do in Turkey

This year, let's go to the East for the holidays!

If you still don't know what to do in Turkey, wait until you see all the visits and activities to do in this beautiful country! As a lover, a family or with friends, your stay in Turkey will be rich in emotions…

VISITS TO TURKEY: A DIVE INTO ANTIQUITY

When you think of the ancient ruins, Greece and Italy come to mind. However, this would be forgetting the rich history of Anatolia and its links with the Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Byzantine empires.

What to see in Turkey when you are passionate about history? Turkey has preserved countless traces of this impressive cultural heritage. Lovers of old stones will marvel at the wonderfully preserved remains. Many of these ancient sites can be found on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts.

In the Antalya region, you can admire the troglodyte constructions of the necropolis of Myra, be astonished by the incredible preservation of the Aspendos theatre, stroll through the ancient city of Phaselis or take in the wild scenery of the theatre of Termessos. A visit to Antalaya is a real journey through time.

There is also no lack of archaeological sites in Bodrum, especially in Priene, Milet and Didymes. You can also see in the vicinity of Bodrum the ruins of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the mausoleum of Halicarnassus. For a pleasant hike punctuated by visits to the remains of Bodrum, don't miss the ancient city of Herakleia, on the shores of Lake Bafa.

HOLIDAYS IN TURKEY: BEACH AND NAUTICAL ACTIVITIES

When you visit Turkey, what better way to enjoy its beautiful coastline than to go to the beach? The country abounds in seaside resorts and beaches that delight locals and tourists alike. A true Turkish Saint-Tropez, Bodrum is one of the favourite destinations for lazing on the beach and swimming with the family.

From the lively beach of Gumbet to the quieter atmosphere of Torba or Akbuk, Bodrum has many spots for snorkeling and diving in the Gulf of Kos. Don't hesitate to rent a scooter on the beach to go with your partner to discover the small secret creeks of Bodrum!

After the beach, what else to see in Turkey when you want to discover other water activities? If you wish, you can also take advantage of your stay in Bodrum to swim in the hot springs of the black island of Karaada.

Antalya is another extremely famous seaside resort in Turkey and invites you to enjoy a wide range of water sports and activities, from sailing and kiteboarding to paragliding and jet skiing. In Antalya, you can also bask in the idyllic setting of Adrasan beach or be drawn to the irresistible blue waters of Olympos near Kemer.

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WHERE TO HIKE IN TURKEY?

You are wondering what to see in Turkey apart from archaeological sites and what to do in addition to sunbathing on the beach? The country offers many other types of activities to do. In Antalya, you'll enjoy strolling through the narrow streets of the old town, passing under Hadrian's door, admiring the spectacle of the Düden Falls, hypnotizing yourself and your family in front of the ballet of sea creatures at the second largest aquarium in Europe and taking the cable car to enjoy a breathtaking view of the coast from the top of the Tünekepe hill. The Lycian coast is one of the most beautiful places to go trekking in Turkey. It follows an ancient road from Antalya to Fethiye. All along the trail you will have a panoramic view of the Mare Nostrum. This place is a paradisiacal stopover in Turkey, you will be able to stop in small creeks.

You can also go on excursions in the surroundings of the city, taking a boat trip near the Manavgat Falls or canyoning in the Köprülu National Park. Dominated by the towers of St. Peter's Castle, Bodrum is also a very pleasant town to wander around. Its wilder surroundings also offer the possibility to go on a quad bike tour through pine forests and along its splendid peninsula.

If you're a gourmet, head to the vineyards of Datça for an incredible visit and taste delicious Turkish wines in a pretty little town. With so much to do, you will always know what to do in Turkey during your holiday. So listen to your desires!

What to do in Turkey for hiking enthusiasts?

From Antalya, you can follow one of the ten most beautiful hiking trails in the world. Stretching along the coast through ancient sites, the Lycian Way promises you superb scenery.

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