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Winter in Turkey

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Winter Season in Turkey

Winter season (December, January, February) is one of the best times to visit Turkey, to experience authentic local life, skiing and other winter sports.

Winter Season

Winter is one of the best seasons to travel to Turkey, if you are looking to experience skiing and other winter sports, authentic local life, off the beaten track Turkey, competitively priced hotels, unique natural environments.

Please note that the ski resorts are high priced in winter season.

You can often travel to Turkey in December and February to benefit from the lower prices, better availability of hotel rooms, and lack of crowds.


Winter in Turkey

Winter season in Turkey (December, January, February) can be chill, rainy and snowy, with occasional cold but sunny days, everywhere except the southeast, which remains temperate, but lower prices and fewer tourists are compensations.

Average Winter Temperatures

December: Antalya (12 °C), Izmir (10 °C), Istanbul (8 °C), Ankara (2 °C), Trabzon (9 °C), Erzurum (-12 °C), Diyarbakir (4 °C)

January: Antalya (10 °C), Izmir (9 °C), Istanbul (5 °C), Ankara (0 °C), Trabzon (6 °C), Erzurum (-19 °C), Diyarbakir (2 °C)

February: Antalya (11 °C), Izmir (10 °C), Istanbul (6 °C), Ankara (1 °C), Trabzon (6 °C), Erzurum (-20 °C), Diyarbakir (2 °C)


Average Daily Tempratures in Winter

Average Daily Tempratures, Winter


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