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Black Sea Region of Turkey

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Turkey's Black Sea Region

Call of green. With its forests, mountains and valleys Black Sea is one of the most special regions of Turkey. The colorful population of Black Sea are great lovers of fishing and the sea.

Black Sea Region

Black Sea is a geographically rich region comprised of deep green forests, ascendant mountains, and deep valleys. The people of the Black Sea are great lovers of fishing, the sea, and corn. Though seemingly tough, this colorful population is full of humor and deeply dedicated to the earth, their fellow man, and life in general.

Black Sea, with its green forests, untouched coves, immeasurably beautiful beaches, warm locals, and historical richness is truly a region of heavenly attributes. For many years these fertile lands did not receive the international attention they so greatly deserved but this is slowly changing as people are beginning to awaken to the travel possibilities here.

A trip through the landscape includes series of peaceful beaches along the seashore, quaint fishing villages, coves that snake along the coast, fields of tea, hazelnut, tobacco, and corn, and of course the endless rolling highlands.


Black Sea region has a steep, rocky coast with rivers that cascade through the gorges of the coastal ranges. Black Sea occupies 18% of the total area of Turkey with its 141.000 kmĀ² of land.

Black Sea Tourism

People who do not like the heat and humidity of the summer in the Mediterranean and Aegean regions of Turkey, escape to the plateaux of the mountains in the Black Sea region which are almost permanently cloudy and receive immense amounts of rain.

Black Sea Region is very attractive for visitors with its rich flora and fauna, forests, crater lakes, waterfalls, rivers, streams, mountain and nature walk, rafting, canoe and winter sports, hunting and fishing, grass skiing, healing water and local dishes.


Black Sea region has an oceanic climate; with high and evenly distributed rainfall the year round. At the coast, summers are warm and humid, and winters are cool and damp. Turkey's Black Sea Coast receives the greatest amount of precipitation. Snowfall is quite common between the months of December and March.


Turkey's Black Sea region has 18 main cities for you to explore.

Trabzon, Turkey



Trabzon is a hub of the Black Sea region, with a long history, rich culture and great natural beauty.

Artvin, Turkey



Surrounded by Ardahan, Erzurum, Rize and the Republic of Georgia, Artvin is located in the eastern Black Sea part of the Black Sea region.

Rize, Turkey



Rize is in the eastern part of the Black Sea, famous with its tea gardens and endless lush green plateaus.

Amasya, Turkey



Amasya is a typical Turkish city, with its history of 7500 years, cultural legacy and artistic elements.