Turkey travel guides. What are the top 10 things to do during your Turkish trip?
Turkey, one of best travel destinations in Europe, Mediterranean Sea and Middle East is an excellent choice for an enjoyable four seasons holiday and has a lot to offer for every traveler (from families to independent travelers) with its historical, cultural and natural beauties. Although there are countless things to do and places to visit, we made a short list of our own top 10 things to do in Turkey.
Top 10 things to do in Turkey
Go on a Blue Cruise in the Turkish Riviera
Blue Cruise, Blue Voyage or Mavi Yolculuk in Turkish is a very enjoyable vacation spent along the Turkish Riviera in blue waters of the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas with 20-25 meter gullets.
Take a short boat trip across the Bosphorus from Europe to Asia in Istanbul
Even better join the International Bosphorus Swimming Race in July and swim across the Bosphorus from Asia to Europe in Istanbul…
Visit Cappadocia and take a hot air balloon tour
Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum in Cappadocia, take a two-hour trek through the Pigeon valley, enjoy the magical experience of hot air ballooning and fly over the Fairy Chimneys!
Explore Sultanahmet in the Old Istanbul, once the center of two great empires: The Eastern Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire
Sultanahmet today is one of the top tourist attractions in Istanbul with a lot of things to do and historical places to see such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and so on. Explore Istanbul…
Explore Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) in Denizli
Pamukkale is one of Turkey’s most famous landmarks. Walk in the travertines barefoot, visit the Hierapolis city ruins, theatre and museum, swim in the Pamukkale antique pool, explore Laodikeia and Aphrodisias ancient cities.
Visit Ephesus and Virgin Mary’s house in Izmir
Ephesus is one of the must-see sites in Turkey. Some of the top attractions in and around Ephesus are the Temple of Artemis, Agora, Church of St. john, House of Virgin Mary, Temple of Hadrian, Terrace houses, Celsus Library, Ephesus Museum, Baths of Varius and many more.
Swim and sunbathe on the Oludeniz Beach, enjoy a paragliding flight off the Mount Baba in Fethiye
Ölüdeniz in Fethiye is Turkey’s most famous beach. If the beach gets too crowded it’s time to experience the stunning aerial views by taking a tandem paragliding dive off the summit of Mount Babadag, one of the world’s top paragliding destinations, which rises up behinde the shore of Oludeniz.
Enjoy opera and ballet in the 2000 year old Roman Aspendos Theatre
The Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival organized since 1994 with international participation by opea and ballet companies from several different countries is held annually each June and July in Antalya.
Go on Lycian Walk in Antalya
The Lycian Way is a 509 km footpath around the coast of ancient Lycia from Fethiye to Antalya.
Visit the Mount Nemrut and enjoy the sunrise or sunset
Visiting Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman, the home of huge carved monuments and giant heads of the Ancient gods, will be an amazing experience for you!
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