Turkey is a great choice for holidaymakers looking for a relaxing trip abroad. Turkey is situated on the Mediterranean and is well known for its welcoming culture, friendly citizens, beautiful scenery and value for money. Drawing a fine line between catering for those seeking up to date creature comforts, whilst maintaining its heritage for those who are seeking to soak up Turkey’s history and culture.
History, Landmarks, and Culture
Turkey has a plethora of sightseeing opportunities for History lovers. The history of Turkey dates as far back as 25000 years with some of the earliest known human settlements found here. Once home of the Greeks, Romans, Crusaders, Mongols, and Ottomans.
You can enjoy a visit to the ancient ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus, considered among historians as one of the ancient wonders of the world. Appreciate the awe inspiring beauty of the Celsius Library that is still intact, supported by grandiose columns that have stood the test of time.
Turkey has a beautiful coastline that stretches over 8400km and many incredible beaches for those seeking some respite. The world renowned blue lagoon and beach situated at Oludeniz is probably one of the most famous destinations known in modern society. All who visit the Oludeniz or any other picturesque beach in Turkey can bask in the crystal clear waters, white sand beaches tipped with perfect blue sky for an experience of a life time.
Hotels and Catering
For those who appreciate the finer things in life and want to be pampered to the extreme; Turkey can cater for all of those needs with its luxurious hotels. The Divan Cukurhan is a five star hotel that was built in the 16th century. This once was used as an inn but has been restored to cater for people on a prestigious level without losing its richness in culture and heritage.
The hotel is a fine example of the perfect blend turkey has to offer, modern comfort and technology inspired by culture past. Many other hotels across Turkey offer the same qualities, but with their own unique twists.
Turks are well known for their enjoyment of entertainment and hospitality. Tourists have a huge choice of entertainment options when visiting the country. Visit a tavern in Istanbul, sit and have a drink and appreciate the live music and sing along.
Situated in Istanbul is La Mouette, a well-respected restaurant that cooks some of the best cuisine in Turkey! Take your taste buds on holiday by visiting this venue, over-looking the views of the city and coast. The chef’s use locally based ingredients that are much appreciated by the natives and holiday makers alike.
What are you waiting for?
With options that suit all requirements, Turkey has to be seen to be fully appreciated. You will be sure to witness history and feel welcomed by all who meet and greet you. Visit a Turkish bath known as a Hamam to indulge in tranquil or try your haggling skills at a local bazaar. One thing that is for sure is you can have the time of your life in Turkey.