Side, a Turkish paradise for tourists, athletes and culture fans
Breath taking coastal landscapes, turquoise bays and endless sandy beaches on a 800 km long southern coastline, with the Mediterranean climate and a good water quality in the Mediterranean Sea, mainly from May to October is inviting for a swim. Antalya, the bustling metropolis on the Turkish Riviera is very close.
Particularly impressive is the port and old town district with its narrow streets and wooden houses. Antalya with its beaches, resorts and destinations is worth a visit. A visit to the best preserved ancient Roman amphitheatre in Aspendos rich in history. Also the tourist resort of Side, located in the southeast, has a selection of comfortable hotels, long sandy beaches and numerous water sports and entertainment programs which leave no wishes unfulfilled.
At the weekly market of the nearby provincial town of Manavgat you can find Turkish specialties, ceramics, spices and cheap imitations of designer goods. Athletic holiday makers can take a hike to the mountainous, go mountain biking, or go rafting and aching muscles, fun and adventure are guaranteed.
Is also worth a trip to Cappadocia, located in Central Anatolia. The unique landscape of Cappadocia which with the help of wind and water has bizarre rock formations, valleys and canyons in a variety of earth tones.
A fascinating fairy tale landscape with its ‘Fairy Chimneys’, underground cities and rock churches await you. In Antalya and Kemer there are a vast range of fascinating places from imposing cliffs of the Taurus Mountains raising up to 3,000 meters down to the beautiful turquoise ocean.
The Greco-Roman history left their mark on this beautiful country, a country for culture lovers.