Turkey Travel Guide -Turkey transfer bookings
April- June, Sept- Nov.
Best time to travel to Turkey for water sports:
June - Sept.
Best time to travel to Turkey for the eastern part:
June - Sept.
Worst time to travel to Turkey:
Dec-March (months that are cool and damp),
Ramadan (check dates on line)
2 weeks – don’t miss visiting Istanbul for at least 3 days.
Ramadan: it is the religious month in which Muslims fast during daytime and services can be erratic.
Kurban Bayrami: Sometime between February and April it is a four-day religious festival while many facilities might be closed and resorts tend to be crowded.
Kirkpinar Oiled Wrestling: takes place in mid-June, Edirne.
Istanbul International Festival of Arts: takes in late June - mid July, a world-class music and dance festival
Republic Day: In October when speeches and parades occur in each city
Walking/hiking/ Mountain biking: The best places to go is Cappadocia, the Kackar Mountains that are near the Black Sea.
Boat trips: there plenty boat trips on offer in Turkey and it is quite common for tourists to take even a small cruise while at holiday. The quality and routes vary and it is advised to check local cruises on arrival since it is only on high season that routes operate regularly. Bodrum and Marmaris ports are from the most popular starting points.
Water sports: there are plenty of water sports in most of the beaches such as water skiing and scuba diving
Paragliding: especially at Olu Deniz
-Efficient sun and good temperatures on Aegean coast.
-Very good value for money in terms of shopping
-Leather goods in extreme variety and prices
-Good travel packages on offer
-Relatively a cheap destination in comparison to European ones
-A few Islamic fundamentalist incidents though they are rare and not yet targeting tourists.
-Turkish language is a difficult and many Turks don't speak English especially outside resort areas.
-Many destinations even though extremely beautiful might be dangerous for those suffering from allergies due to wild nature so keep it in mind when booking.
-Small sites of big interest, cannot contain the herds of tourists.
-Distances between major sights are considerable.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Istanbul Museum Of Islamic Arts (Hippodrome)
The Great Palace Mosaic Museum
Egyptian Spice Bazaar Grand Bazaar
Sadberk Hanım Museum
Rahmi Koç Museum
SABANCI Museum (Atlı Köşk)
Hagia Irini church
Eyüp Sultan Mosque
Museum of Fine Arts
Obelisk Beyazıt Square And Tower
The Prince Islands
|Golden Horn And Bosphorus
Taksim and Istiklal Street
Fenari lsa Camii
Hippodrome (At Meydani)
Ciragan Kucuksu Pavilion (Kasrı)
Tophane Pavilion (Kasrı)
New Mosque (Yeni Camii)
Suleiman Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii)
Haydarpasa Train Station
Maiden's Tower (Kız Kulesi)
Fatih Mosque and Complex (Fatih Camii Külliyesi)
Sokullu Mehmet Pasa Mosque
Rustem Pasha Mosque
Anıtkabir Ataturk’s Mausoleum
Citadel Etnographical Museum
Anatolian Civilizations Museum
Augustus Temple and Hacı Bayram Mosque
The National Park
Konak Square And Clock Tower Archaeology Museum
Old Izmir And The Temple Of Athena Cesme Center And Castle
Alacatı Old Foca Bergama
Kaleici Konyaaltı Beach Kesik Mosque Alanya Castle Alanya-Red Tower Manavgat Falls Aspendos Side Kas Kalkan Fethiye-Koycegiz Patara Kalkan Kekova Xanthos Perge Olympus
Bodrum-Centrum Bodrum Castle And Underwater Archaeology Museum Antique Theater Port Of Myndos Marmaris Castle Marmaris Marinas