Destination Mediterranean Turkey

The Mediterranean Region (Turkish: Akdeniz Bolgesi) is one of the seven geographical regions of Turkey. It borders the Aegean Region to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Southeastern Anatolia Region to the south, and the Central Anatolia Region to the north.

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» Discover Alanya

Discover Alanya, Mediterranean Turkey

The Mediterranean climate, natural attractions, and historic heritage makes Alanya a popular destination for tourism. Because of its natural strategic position on a small peninsula into the Mediterranean Sea below the Taurus Mountains, Alanya has been a local stronghold for many Mediterranean-based empires …

» Discover Anamur

Discover Anamur, Mediterranean Turkey

The local economy of Anamur depends on agriculture, especially bananas and strawberries. The weather here is very, very hot and this is the only part of Turkey that can sustain bananas, there are banana plants everywhere and now other tropical fruits such as papaya, pineapples and avocados are being planted here too …

» Discover Antalya

Discover Antalya, Mediterranean Turkey

It is uncertain when the site of the current city was first inhabited. Attalos II, king of Pergamon, was believed to have founded the city around 150 BC, naming it Attalia and selecting it as a naval base for his powerful fleet. However, excavations in 2008 in the Dogu Garaji district of Antalya have uncovered remains dating to the 3rd century BC …

» Discover Belek

Discover Belek, Mediterranean Turkey

Belek is a township with own municipality in Serik district in Turkey's Antalya Province. Belek is one of the most prominent centers of Turkey's tourism industry. Belek is a developing Golf Center of Turkey. In planning the golf fields, the architects took into special account the preferences and expectations of Europen golf players …

» Discover Kas

Discover Kas, Mediterranean Turkey

Kas is a small fishing, yachting and tourist town, 168km west of the city of Antalya. As a tourist town it is relatively unspoiled. The town of Kas is on a hill running down to the sea. The district has a typical Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers and warm, wet winters, which allows the growth of oranges, lemons and bananas …

» Discover Kemer

Discover Kemer, Mediterranean Turkey

Research shows only that Kemer was the Lycian town of Idyros. Until the 1960s there was no coast road and the district was accessible only by boat. Then a road was built and from the 1980s onwards this was followed by a great investment in infrastructure, planned by the state and funded by the World Bank, aimed at developing a large tourist trade …

» Manavgat Waterfall

Manavgat Waterfall, Mediterranean Turkey

Manavgat Waterfall on the Manavgat River is near the city of Side, 3 km north of Manavgat, Turkey. Its high flow over a wide area as it falls from a low height is best viewed from a high altitude. The white, foaming water of the Manavgat Waterfalls flows powerfully over the rocks. Near the waterfalls are shady tea gardens providing a pleasant resting placee …

» Discover Myra

Discover Myra, Mediterranean Turkey

Myra is an ancient town in Lycia, where the small town of Kale (Demre) is situated today in present day Antalya Province of Turkey. It was located on the river Myros (Demre Cay), in the fertile alluvial plain between Alaca Dag(, the Massikytos range and the Aegean Sea. The ruins of the Lycian and Roman town are mostly covered by alluvial silts …

» Discover Patara

Discover Patara, Mediterranean Turkey

Possessing a natural harbour, Patara was said to have been founded by Patarus, a son of Apollo. It was situated at a distance of 60 stadia to the southeast of the mouth of the river Xanthos. Patara was noted in antiquity for its temple and oracle of Apollo, second only to that of Delphi …

» Discover Perga

Discover Perga, Mediterranean Turkey

Perga was an ancient Greek city in Anatolia and the capital of Pamphylia, now in Antalya province on the southwestern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Today it is a large site of ancient ruins 15 kilometres east of Antalya on the coastal plain. Located there is an acropolis dating back to the Bronze Age. During the Hellenistic period, Perga was one of the richest cities …

» Discover Side

Discover Side, Mediterranean Turkey

Side (pronounced See-deh) was an ancient maritime city of Pamphylia, 16 km from Seleucia. Its current location is on the southern coast near the villages of Manavgat and Selimiye, 75 km from Antalya. It is located on the eastern part of the Pamphylian coast, 20 km east of the mouth of the Eurymedon River …

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The weather in combination with the Mediterranean region's numerous sandy beaches has encouraged the development of a major tourist industry. Fertile soils and a warm climate make the Mediterranean coast ideal for growing citrus fruits, grapes, figs, and bananas …

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In Antalya visit Hadrianus Gate from the time of the Roman Emperor, Clock Tower, Palm Street, Old Town with Marina, Republican Square and finally Antalya Archaeological Museum where Antalya's several thousand years of history is laid out before you …

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