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Aegean is just like one region for all ages. Discover the lovely landscape, magnificent coastline, pristine beaches surrounded by olive groves, rocky crags and pine woods.
Aegean is a region in the shadow of antiquity. At one time witness to the birth of western civilization, the shores of the Aegean are the most beautiful in Anatolia, enjoying large stretches of sandy beaches nestled against green hillsides.
Come, let us go to the Aegean, to witness beautiful shores embracing the sea, to feel nature with its most intense shades of green and blue, to search for the traces left in this area by multi colored ethnic cultures and innumerable civilizations, and to enjoy a holiday in modern and comfortable establishments that are located everywhere.
It is located in the west part of the country. The region occupies 11% of the total area of Turkey with its 79.000 km² of land. Most of the population and cities are concentrated on the coast line because of its convenience for sea transportation and tourism.
The most beautiful shades of blue. Whatever the reason why you have gone to the Aegean, you will find something enjoyable.
You can dive, surf, sail, parachute, water-ski, fish underwater, angle for fish, you can enjoy thermal waters that have been used for therapeutic purposes for centuries.
You can visit the ruins, that are like an open air museum, you can trace humanity's journey of faith by visiting the sacred sites of many different religions.
You can hop on a boat and tour the waters of the Aegean; you can get a rush of adrenaline by seeing the Aegean's beautiful nature through a rafting expedition; you can trek, climb mountains, discover caves, immerge yourself in nature, and feel that you are alive.
The climate of the Aegean Region has a Mediterranean climate at the coast, with hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters and a semi-arid continental climate in the interior with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters.
Turkey's Aegean region has 8 main cities for you to explore.
Izmir, with its 8,500 years of history, is gloriously situated on the western edge of Turkey, the bountiful, the fruitful and the beautiful.Izmir
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