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Mediterranean Region of Turkey

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Turkey's Mediterranean Region

Ready to dive into this limitless treasure? The Mediterranean Region is just like a paradise on earth with its long fine sand beaches and picturesque ancient ruins.


Mediterranean region is called the Turkish Riviera, the tourism capital of Turkey offering variety of accommodation choices ranging from backpackers hostels to tourist class pensions, and from deluxe hotels to first class holiday resorts.

With its climate offering four unique holiday seasons, blue flag beaches, blue cruises, countless antique cities paying witness to the long history of these lands, and modern accommodations, the Mediterranean region is true holiday paradise in Turkey.


Mediterranean 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.


Mediterranean Region is located in the south part of Turkey, occupies 15% of the total area of Turkey with its 120.000 kmĀ² of land.

Mediterranean Tourism

Mediterranean region offers an excellent coastline, a wide range of natural attractions, unique historical and archeological sites, and a splendidly warm Mediterranean climate. The region forms a fast growing tourism market for all sorts of holiday seekers and their numbers are projected to rise.

The Mediterranean and its environs are among Turkey's most popular holiday destinations.

Antalya province is the centre of Turkey's tourism industry and is especially known for its seaside, attracting 30% of the foreign tourists visiting Turkey annually.

Burdur and Isparta landscape's consist of beautiful lakes, mountains, and nature creating great alternative and eco tourism potentials. The region offers the greatest lodging capacity of the Turkish tourism sector with accommodations for visitors.


Turkey's Mediterranean region has 8 main cities for you to explore.

Antalya, Turkey



Antalya is the most important tourism destination in Turkey, also known as the paradise on earth or the Turkish Riviera.

Mersin, Turkey



Mersin, the rising star of world tourism, is set on a long coastline at the eastern end of the Mediterranean.

Adana, Turkey



Adana is a major modern city in the Mediterranean region of Turkey, situated on the Seyhan river.