Turkey is all about fascinating beauty set within a satisfying mixture of both scenic mountains and charming seaside resorts. With an abundance of sightseeing to be had along with five-star mega-resorts for families and the underground city of Istanbul, it’s no wonder that it holds its place firmly as a popular holiday destination.
At a Glance:
- Visit the heart of the country – Istanbul. This city is a vibrant mix of Roman architecture, Byzantine churches, Ottoman mosques and palaces to name but a few. Whilst here, be sure to have a walk around the bustling busy bazaars where you can sample the delicious Turkish cuisine.
- Bodrum, Marmaris and Izmir are not to be missed if you are a sun worshipper! Boasting the best beaches in the country, you must pay a visit to one of these if you really want to enjoy a relaxing day on the Mediterranean coastline.
- Visit the Cappadocia rocky valley and take a hot air balloon ride. The perfect blend of the lunar landscape and unique hills amongst the Byzantine churches creates a classic bucket list dream for many travellers.
- Visit the Roman Theatre of Aspendos which celebrates the pomp and ceremony of Marchs Aurelius’ empire. It’s considered to be the finest remaining symbol of a classic age theatre that is still standing in the world.