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Where to Go in Balikesir

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Great 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 such as Ayvalik, Edremit, Akcay, Erdek, Burhaniye, Oren, Bandirma, Gonen, Altinoluk and Gomec. If you prefer to go to the islands of Cunda (Alibey), Marmara and Avsa (Turkeli), you will witness these peaceful islands' clear waters meet sandy beaches adorned with silvery green olive groves.

Cunda (Alibey) Island, Balikesir

Cunda (Alibey) Island

Sun Beach

Cunda Island

Cunda Island, also known as Alibey Island is a typical Aegean resort town near Balikesir province, one of the most beautiful islands in Turkey. The island is waiting for visitors to fascinate with its spirit reflecting the common culture of Aegean.

Cunda (Alibey) Island
Marmara Island, Balikesir

Marmara Island

Sun Beach

The Island of Peaceful Vacation

Marmara Island is a Turkish island on the Sea of Marmara, also the second largest island of Turkey. The island is one of the most important holiday areas of the summer tourism for tourists, located within the borders of Balikesir province.

Marmara Island
Avsa (Turkeli) Island, Balikesir

Avsa (Turkeli) Island

Sun Beach

Avsa Island

Avsa Island is located within the borders of Balikesir province in Turkey, almost completely surrounded by beaches. The island is preferred mostly by domestic tourists who regard it as an economical holiday option.

Avsa (Turkeli) Island