Discover Turkey and scenic beauty of Thrace
Situated to the west of Turkey, Thrace consists of the provinces which are Edirne, Kirklareli and Tekirdag. Thrace, with its lush vineyards and extended sunflower plantations is a great scenic beauty. Welcome to Thrace, what a great place.
One of the best places to explore, Thrace (also known as Eastern Thrace) is the ancient name of European part of modern Turkey, in the Marmara region, to the west of the country. The fact that a large part of the people of the region migrated from the Balkan countries and formed of people who settled in the region ensured that Thrace region is not only a physical, but cultural and social crossing point. In Thrace, life is well and the people are very happy.
Two of the most important features of Thrace which seperates it from the other regions are its people and culture. The culture of here is based on thousand years.
With its 8300 year history, Thrace region is the cradle of approximately 8000 thousand years civilazation beginnig from Thracian civilizations to East Rome, West Rome and the Ottoman Empire.
Thrace is an untouched region in terms of tourism potential, but the trend of the region is becoming increasingly popular for both Turkey and the world. One of the reasons for it is that people want to face a different tourism concept rather than sun and sea.
There are so many beautiful things to do and see in Thrace region. You can go to a village, eat tomatoes and peppers, or you can drink grape juice and have conversation with the local people living there. Maybe you want to dive into the sea, do camping in the forest, discover the other outdoor sports activities. Thrace, which can give all these differences at once, is inexpressible place. You can only live it by seeing and taking it into the memory.
The region of Thrace is located to the west of Turkey, consists of the provinces which are Edirne, Kirklareli, Tekirdag. With its proximity to Istanbul, Europe and Balkans, it is a region with very high importance geopolitics.
Provinces: The provinces that you can visit in Thrace part of Turkey; Edirne, Kirklareli, Tekirdag.
Towns: The most popular towns to go: Sarkoy, Igneada, Kumbag, Vize.