Balikesir, which is called Ida in Homer's Iliad, is a charming city where history and culture are combined with life. Located near the mythological Mount Ida, this popular destination presents the best characteristics of Turkey's Marmara and Aegean regions.
As one of the most famous destinations in Turkey, Balikesir attracts the attention of holidaymakers in the spring or summer months with its lovely seaside towns and peaceful islands worth seeing.
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Balikesir, which has an important role in Turkish culinary culture with its olive, olive oil, cereal and leguminous production, is famous for seafood, pastries, vegetables and delicious dishes with olive oil.
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