When it’s time to seek worldly pleasures, Turkey shines as brightly as its red and white flag.
Turkey’s charms range from sun-splashed Mediterranean and Aegean beaches to Sultanahmet’s mosques. Many of the attractions in Turkey are completely unlike anywhere else on the planet, such as Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys and Pamukkale’s white travertine (calcium carbonate) shelves and pools.
The ethereal beauty of Mt Nemrut, and Olympos, where Lycian ruins peek from the undergrowth, is quintessentially Turkish.
Best time to travel Spring (April to May) and autumn September to October)
The climate will be perfect for sightseeing in Istanbul and on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts.
This is the land that introduced the world to the kebab.
Turkey offers everything from shopping at the grand bazaar to sightseeing the ancient ruins to panoramic views and famous beaches.