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What to See and Do in Balikesir

Balikesir is a tourism paradise that can be experienced for 12 months with its activities, historical, cultural and natural beauties. Traditional dishes, ancient cities, holy sites, nice beaches and museums are waiting to be discovered. Climb to the mountains, experience the magic of water sports, live the opportunities of yacht tourism, see the attractiveness of sea and coastal tourism, swim in the thermal springs, taste the local flavours.

Blue Flag Beaches in Balikesir

Blue Flag Beaches in Balikesir

Blue Flag

Blue Flag Beaches

Balikesir, the north Aegean city of Turkey, has 23 beaches in total that awarded with the blue flag. Mostly, these pristine beaches are in the coastal towns of Ayvalik, Burhaniye, Edremit, Gomec.

Blue Flag Beaches in Balikesir
Natural Beauties to Discover in Balikesir

Natural Beauties to Discover

Nature Attraction

Balikesir's Natural Wonders

With its lovely nature, clean air, national parks, fresh forests, green canyons, small but beautiful waterfalls, mountains, unique flora and fauna, Balikesir offers peaceful atmospheres for foreign and local people.

Natural Beauties of Balikesir
Food and Drink in Balikesir

Food and Drink in Balikesir

Food Drink

Gastronomy in Balikesir

Balikesir has an important role in Turkish culinary culture with its olive, cereal, olive oil and leguminous production. Balikesir cuisine is famous for its seafood, pastries, red and white meat, vegetables, herbs, spices, fruit desserts and delicious dishes with olive oil. Come to this lovely city to taste traditional flavours.

Food and Drink in Balikesir