Welcome to the Tourism and Travel Guide to Turkey

Welcome to Turkey

Turkey is home, where your journey begins, holiday paradise center


Come and Visit Turkey

Turkey is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world with its stunning scenery and rich historic legacy. Explore Turkey's most popular holiday destinations, beautiful coastline, spectacular icons, exciting events and cultural festivals. Plan your holiday to Turkey with great deals on accommodation, travel advices and a variety of things to do and see. Turkey, what a beautiful country; fun, joy, happiness and neverending journey.

5 Good Ideas for Active Holiday in Turkey

5 Good Ideas for Active Holiday in Turkey

Active Holiday

Turkey is Ideal for Active Holiday

Turkey is a good country for active holiday travelers. It is close to Europe, just 3 hours flight away. The weather and landscape is optimal for many different sports year round. During the all seasons you can go to Turkey for your activity holiday.

5 Good Activity Ideas in Turkey
Historical Sites in Sanliurfa

Historical Places in Sanliurfa

Historical Structure

Sanliurfa's Historical Sites

Sanliurfa, located at an important crossroads between Mesopotamia and Anatolia, is home to many historical sites such as the archaeological site of Gobeklitepe, Bazda Caves, ancient city of Suayb, inns, houses, mansions and other monuments.

Historical Places in Sanliurfa
How to Drink Turkish Raki

How to Drink Turkish Raki

Cold Drink

Art of Drinking Turkish Raki

Drinking Raki is an art and Raki has its own culture. It is unusual for a Turk to drink alcohol without eating at the same time. Raki traditionally accompanies a meal of fish and in between meals, melon and white cheese are often served alongside it.

How to Drink Turkish Raki
Canoeing in Turkey

Canoeing in Turkey

Canoeing Sport

Canoeing Experience in Turkey

Turkey is one of the best locations in Europe for canoeing experience with its crystal clear seas and whitewater rivers. Let the river waters take you on a memorable journey towards the sea.

Canoeing in Turkey
Turkey's Sacrifice Feast

Sacrifice Feast

Event Festival

Turkey's Sacrifice Feast

Festival of Sacrifice is an official four day religious festival, which has the traditions include sacrificing an animal in a special ritual, visiting relatives and helping the poor. The feast is one of the oldest Islamic holidays in Turkey.

Sacrifice Feast in Turkey

Travel Stories of This Week

We share some of the sensational pictures, nice travel stories, events and thoughts every week. Not only beautiful but also unique, not only sights but unforgettable experiences. Be inspired by the stories posted by travel writers enjoying a Turkish holiday experience. This is what vacation in Turkey is. Be our guest. Let's explore Turkey together.

Summer Season in Turkey

Summer Season

Summer Season

Summer in Turkey

Summer season (June, July, August) is the highest season for visiting Turkey to experience warm summer temperatures, swimming, sun bathing, seaside restaurants and rich nightlife.

Summer in Turkey
Traditional Seljuk Architecture in Turkey

Seljuk Architecture

Monumental Building

Traditional Seljuk Architecture

Seljuk Turkish architecture is the name given to the architecture of the Seljuks. The architecture can be found in the areas where the Seljuks ruled; most of the Middle East and Anatolia between in 11th and 13th centuries.

Seljuk Architecture
Delta of Great Menderes, Aydin

Great Menderes Delta

Bird Wetland

Delta of Great Menderes

Delta of Great Menderes is among the most abundant deltas in Turkey, located on the south of Kusadasi in Aydin province. Unique natural wetland of the Aegean was declared as a national park in 1994.

Great Menderes Delta
Wild Camping in Turkey

Camping in Turkey

Wild Camping

Wild Camping in Turkey

Camping in Turkey is pretty easy, you can go camping and enjoy a night under the stars, spectacular nature, wonderful beaches, crystal blue seas, sunshine and the freedom of camping.

Camping in Turkey
Kapidag Peninsula, Balikesir

Kapidag Peninsula

Nature Attraction

A Corner from Paradise

Kapidag, located within the borders of Balikesir province of Turkey, is a peninsula in shape of triangle having average 300 square kilometres space in middle of south coast of Marmara Sea. It is famous for its nature, olive oil and chestnut.

Kapidag Peninsula
Carian Trail, Turkey's Longest Coastal Hiking Trail

Carian Trail, Longest Coastal Hiking Trail

Hiking Trekking

Carian Trail of Southwest Turkey

Carian Trail is the longest coastal hiking trail of southwest Turkey containing history, culture and nature. The Carian Trail is an 800 km long distance walking path exploring southwest Turkey through the modern provinces of Mugla and Aydin.

Carian Trail of Southwest Turkey
Discover Izmir in 4K Timelapse Video

Discover Izmir in 4K Timelapse


Gobeklitepe: Zero Point in Time

In honour of the 12,000-year-old Neolithic era temple, 2019 was declared "The Year of Gobeklitepe" by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Mysteries of Gobeklitepe. A marvel that tells us the secrets of early humans. About 7500 years before the Giza Pyramids, 7000 years before Stonehenge. Gobeklitepe was the birthplace of an ancient civilization of faith and mystery. Discover the world's first ever temple complex, a place that changes our understanding of early society. Discover Gobeklitepe in all its glory.


Great Holiday Ideas

So many words come to mind when you see the beauty of Turkey. We will be sharing the great ideas for your vacation such as Turkish cities, special destinations, geographical regions, travel experiences and news from around Turkey. Turkey offers nothing less than a good life with happy memories. Find out more about the popular Turkish holiday destinations.

4 Most Stunning Seaside Towns in Izmir

4 Most Stunning Seaside Towns in Izmir

Sun Beach

Izmir's 4 Most Charming Coastal Towns

Izmir is full of beautiful seaside towns for the Aegean lovers. The coastal towns of Cesme, Foca, Urla and Alacati will seduce you with their shining sun, bright blue sea, beach, traditional character and peaceful aura for a happy holiday.

4 Charming Seaside Towns in Izmir
Bozcaada (Tenedos) Island, Canakkale

Bozcaada (Tenedos) Island

Sun Beach

Bozcaada Island

Bozcaada is the third largest and beautiful island of Turkey, famous for its windmills and vineyards, lovely houses, impressive historic monuments from different periods and attractive beaches with crystal clear waters.

Bozcaada Island
Where to Go in Balikesir

Where to Go in Balikesir

Place Location

Places to Go in Balikesir

As one of the oldest and most famous resort areas on the Sea of Marmara, Balikesir attracts the attention of holidaymakers especially in the spring or summer months. The city, located between Marmara and Aegean regions, includes seaside towns, islands and great places.

Where to Go in Balikesir
Round Trips and Tour Ideas

Round Trips in Turkey

Planning Holiday

Tour Ideas for Turkey

Turkey is a country of great variations and vast distances. If you want to see it all, the easiest way is to take a round trip. Find information on organised tours; self-touring, including bus, walking, rail and driving tours.

Round Trips in Turkey
Useful Tips for Visitors to Turkey

Useful Tips for Visitors

About Info

Useful Tips

Prepare for your Turkey vacation with our useful tips. Learn about currency, mobile phone, safety, driving, visa, cash machines, credit cards. Then you are ready to go to Turkey.

Useful Tips for Visitors