A fascinating country that bridges Europe and Asia, Turkey has a lot to offer people on adventure tours and family trips. From delicious cuisine to a rich history and culture and a beautiful coastline, Turkey has all the ingredients for a fabulous holiday. Take a look at what you can do in Turkey.
Istanbul is a wonderful place to start getting to know Turkey. Explore the Topkapi Palace and visit the Blue Mosque or spend time haggling for gifts in the Grand Bazaar. There are fish restaurants overlooking the Dardanelles and lots of wonderful museums here. Troy is another fascinating place to visit in Turkey and is full of history including the famous wooden horse. For those who like outdoor activities the adventurous visitor can sail off the coast at Bodrum or go scuba diving. There is kite surfing too and parascending. Some of the beaches along the Mediterranean coast are superb including Fethiye, Kas and Antalya. Boat rides along the coast are very popular. One of the classic sights in Turkey is the ancient city of Ephesus with its Treasury and countless Roman remains. Another beautiful place to visit in Turkey is Cappadocia where the distinctive houses are famed throughout the world. One of the best and most adventurous ways of seeing the landscape here is to take a hot air balloon ride over the countryside. Tasting Turkish food is one of the highlights of a visit here and families will enjoy trying kebabs and Turkish delight. Lots of places offer cookery lessons which are a fun thing for families. The Whirling Dervishes are very popular with visitors and watching them dance is quite an experience. Turkey is a very popular place for a vacation and has something for everyone from families to outdoor enthusiasts. Go book your vacation in Turkey today.