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The coast and ancient sites of Turkey

 
The coast and ancient sites of Turkey We offer archaeological tours and gulet cruises along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts of Turkey and throughout the Greek islands....
 

Turkey

 
Turkey This is the way Nazim Hikmet described Turkey and a look on the map shows you immediately that the country is surrounded on three sides by the sea: The Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara on the west coast, the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in the south and the Black Sea in the north. Turkey has little land in Europe (24.000 square kilometers) and most of its land in Asia (756.000 square kilometers) Thrace being the name of the European part, and Anatolia being the name of the Asian part. Asian continent is connected to Europe in Istanbul, with two impressive bridges across the Bosphorus, connecting european and asian parts of Istanbul. It is hardly surprising that sea side resorts like Antalya, Bodrum or Kusadasi are very ...
 

Antalya

 
Antalya Antalya is a city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey. It is the capital city of Antalya Province. The city of Antalya corresponds to the lands of ancient Pamphylia to the east and Lycia to the west. Antalya has a hot climate. Situated on a cliff over the Mediterranean, Antalya is surrounded by mountains. ==== ANTALYA - LOCATION The city of Antalya is situated by the Gulf of Antalya on the Mediterranean coast. The Taurus mountain range of southern Anatolia runs parallel to the Mediterranean in an east-west direction, resulting in the formation of narrow coastal plains, which are surrounded by mountains on three sides and open south to the Mediterranean sea. On some parts of the coast, the mountains...
 

Ayvalik

 
Ayvalik Ayvalik is a seaside town in the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey. It is a district of the Balikesir Province. the name of the city comes from the old name Kidonia, quich means quince in Greek. In Turkish quince means Ayva. So today it's called Ayvalik. The town is a popular North Aegean seaside resort and one of best in the Edremit Bay area. There are about 30 small islands near by in the Turkish and Greek waters. Ayvalik is the olive oil capital of the country. ==== AYVALIK - ATTRACTION Sarmisakli Beach is the best area to swim in Ayvalik, 10km south, where the sandy beach welcomes you. If you are there, make sure you go the Seytan Sofrasi (Devil's Table), at the highest peak in Ayvalik and watch...
 

Bursa

 
Bursa Bursa is known as the green city. It is a very attractive city and 150km south of Istanbul. It is a very important city in Turkish history since it was the first capital of Ottoman Empire. ==== BURSA - SIGHTSEEING The city is frequently cited as Yesil Bursa (Green Bursa) in a reference to the beautiful parks and gardens located across its urban tissue, as well as to the vast forests in rich variety that extend in its surrounding region. The city is synonymous with the mountain Uludag which towers behind the city core and which is also a famous ski resort. The mausoleums of early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period constitute the city's main land...
 

Cappadocia

 
Cappadocia Cappadocia is one of the most exciting destinations in central Turkey, 200 km SE of Ankara. Most of the pictures you will see are covered with white rocks, like snow. Those are white ashes called tuffs in geology and those rocks were eroded by rain, wind and rivers in 10 million year and also some erosion was done by people where they dug houses and churces. ==== CAPPADOCIA - SIGHTSEEING The area is a famous and popular tourist destination, as it has many areas with unique geological, historic and cultural features. The Cappadocia region is largely underlain by sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and streams, and ignimbrite deposits erupted from ancient volcanoes approximately 9 to 3 million years a...
 

Avanos

 
Avanos Avanos is a town and district of Nevsehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It is the pottery centre of Cappadocia. It is situated within the historic and touristic region of Cappadocia. The city is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak, meaning the Red River. The river gets its name from the clay that it deposits - the caly that is used for the pottery Avanos is famous for. ==== AVANOS - SPECIALTY The most famous historical feature of Avanos, which is still relevant and very visible today, is its production of earthenware pottery. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kizilirmak has alw...
 

Cavusin

 
Cavusin One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Goreme-Avanos road. Christian missionaries and communities once lived in the old Cavusin valley, now in ruins. ==== CAVUSIN - SIGHTSEEING The Church of St. John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintings date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.There are 5 churches at Gulludere, close to Cavusin. The Hacli Church (with the Cross), near the valley, was also used for defense against the Arab raiders....
 

Goreme

 
Goreme Goreme is the centre of Cappadocia and one of the best starting points for seeing the fairy chimneys in the area. The famous fairy chimneys are unique rock formations made of soft volcanic ashes, called tuffs, and the chimneys are made by erosions of rain and wind and formed the present shapes. ==== GOREME - ATTRACTION Centuries and centuries people have lived and worked in these chimneys and today you can see their churches with their painted walls, their houses, hotel, restaurants, discos, wine factories and even carpet shops. Goreme has decent accommodation, restaurants and many, many tour organizations that take you past the most important sights in a mini-bus. They are well organized and if you don't ...
 

Urgup

 
Urgup Urgup is a town and district of Nevsehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. Located in the historical region of Cappadocia, it is renowned for its nightlife and for its good adjustment to tourism, making it a popular night stop for Cappadocia tourists. Many tour operators offer daytours that show you all the highlights, including a visit to a carpet shop and a pottery bakery. The whole area is covered by tuffs from the volcanic mountain ashes of Erciyes, nearby. ==== URGUP - ATTRACTION Urgup is known for its famous hotels built right within caves, for its wines and for its hand made carpets. Many of the hotels in caves are actually old houses. They can be rented and used for accommodation o...
 

 

 

 

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