Turkey holidays are all about fantastic weather, beautiful beaches, amazing value for money, azur blue seas, spectacular scenery and loads of activities with masses of history and culture thrown in for good measure.
Millions of people now choose Turkey for their summer holidays these days, and it’s easy to see why.
Bodrum is a picturesque town on the Aegean with pretty cottages and an incredible nightlife’ you’ll find a host of resorts nestling up to the town including Gumbet. Izmir, also on the Aegean was apparently the location of ancient Troy but these days you’re more likely to find Fish & Chips in one of the country’s most English friendly resorts, Kusadasi.
Over on the Mediterranean coast, Antalya offers the contrast between the historic town and sumptuous beaches with resorts such as Alanya and Side proving to be consistently popular with British and international visitors. Dalaman offers something for everyone from the buzzing bars of Marmaris to the bustling market town of Fethiye, which offers a slice of modern Turkish life. Olu Deniz is famous for its stunning beach and magnificent mountains, the nearby National Park giving you an option to recuperate when beach inactivity gets too much while sophisticated Icmeler offers great nightlife and beach life in equal measure.
There is also the opportunity to see ancient, historical artefacts that are around 10,000 years old. The Anatolian hinterland (an inland sea) can show you glimpses of ancient civilizations, such as the Hittites and the fearsome Amazonian women. Legends abound in Turkey and you can visit the place where King Midas is supposed to have invoked his golden curse or perhaps the site where the young Alexander the Great is supposed to have undone the Knot of Gordion.
Described as the ‘crossroads of Europe and Asia’, Turkey reflects the influences that both continents have had upon its culture in unique and surprising ways. It is also renowned for golden, sandy beaches, crystal–clear waters and a vibrant night–life, as well as ancient ruins and historical buildings. A package holiday to Turkey will provide you with over 5,000 miles of coastline to choose from. The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea; all of these beaches are renowned for their cleanliness, their warmth and the abundance of marine–life that they host. If you book a Family holiday in Turkey then you can share the delights of water–sports or getting up–close–and–personal with visiting turtles.