Types of Tourism in Turkey

BEACH HOLIDAYS

Turkey presents resorts for every taste. The beaches here are mostly sandy and clean, without jellyfish and sharks, there are no industrial enterprises on the coast. The most popular resorts are located on the Mediterranean coast. Antalya is the main resort of the Mediterranean, the beaches here are sandy and most likely it is a city resort. Kemer Рlocated on the coastal strip between the sea and the mountains. The mountains protect from the winds, and the sea softens the climate. Here is beautiful nature: mountains, coniferous forests, but rocky beaches. Belek resort is famous for the beauty of eucalyptus, cedar and pine forests. It is home to many unique bird species. Belek recognized as the golf center of the region and the most expensive resort on the Mediterranean coast. Side is a small resort on the peninsula, 75 km from Antalya. It is not as rich in vegetation as Belek, but it is famous for its sights. Alanya resort is the most economical resort. But at the same time, it is poor in vegetation and cannot boast of gorgeous beaches. They are narrow here with yellowish sand. The resort is famous for its caves. Check top-medical-schools.org for travel information in Turkey.

The most popular resorts of the Aegean coast are as follows. Marmaris – is considered the “European” resort of the country, located in a bay with three islands, full of secluded deserted bays, very picturesque. Fethiye – there are beaches with large pebbles, and there are sandy ones, not very wide. Bodrum is the most party resort in Turkey, the capital of nightlife throughout the country, the best place for fans of surfing, diving and other water sports. The beaches here are small pebbly, or artificial concrete platforms with loose sand. Kusadasi is a clean and green resort, mostly with sandy beaches, but there are also platforms. Pamukkale is better known as a medical resort.

THERAPEUTIC AND HEALTH

The main resort for the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract, gynecological diseases and skin diseases is Pammukale resort. It is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, a five-hour drive or bus from Antalya. Here, hot springs with a high concentration of calcium oxide come to the surface of the earth. Streams of mineral water, falling from the flat top of the mountain, created dazzling white cascades of salt, shimmering in the rays of the sun. The terraces are like huge bathtubs, water accumulates in them, forming shallow (“ankle-deep”) pools.

Balneo-climatic resort Cesme

It is located on the shores of the Aegean Sea to the west of the city of Izmir. Mild climate (average January temperature is about 10 degrees, July – about 25 degrees) and sandy beaches are used for climatotherapy. Water from mineral springs of various chemical composition is used for baths. Recommended for the treatment of non-specific diseases of the respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, functional diseases of the nervous system.

Balneological resort Yalova

Located 60 km from Istanbul in a picturesque area. Thermal springs are used for diseases of the digestive system, metabolism, genitourinary system, skin, gynecological diseases, and the musculoskeletal system.

Mid-mountain balneological resort Bursa

It is located at an altitude of 109 m above sea level. Mineral calcium-magnesium-sulfate and bicarbonate waters with a temperature of 39…58 degrees are used to treat diseases of the musculoskeletal system, gynecological, endocrine diseases and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, Bursa is also a famous ski resort.

EXCURSIONS

Turkey has a huge number of monuments of ancient civilizations. Every city in Turkey has a rich historical heritage. SKIING Ski resorts in Turkey still young. However, resting on them has its advantages. Palandoken is the youngest of the ski resorts. It is located in the northeast of the country, 5 km from the center of the ancient city of Erzurum. Due to its climatic conditions, it is an ideal place for skiing. The skiing area starts at an altitude of 3100 m above sea level and ends at around 2150 m. The thickness of the snow cover is 3 m. The total length of the slopes is 30 km. 50% of the slopes are classified as medium difficulty, which allows the whole family to ride them. There are also natural descents, which is more suitable for beginners. The center serves 7 ski lifts, there is a ski equipment rental. The skiing season lasts from November to April.

For lovers of a more relaxing family holiday with small children Turkey offers resort Uludag. It is located 150 km from Istanbul and 35 km from Bursa. Here you can teach a child or a beginner the basics of skiing. The thickness of the snow cover reaches 2 m. The ski area is located at an altitude of 2250-3125 m above sea level. the best time to visit is from december to may

DIVING

There are a lot of suitable diving sites in Turkey. In Kemer you can look at a sunken ship, underwater caves, in Kalkan the waters are rich in beautiful and diverse underwater inhabitants, in Falls there are very convenient points for diving, in Kirkgez there are underwater caves with stalactites, stalagmites and tuff formations, Mersin is distinguished by its purest and transparent water.

RAFTING

Tourists will get an unforgettable experience of canoeing on mountain rivers. An experienced instructor will lead, so it’s completely safe.

JEEP SAFARI

This type of recreation is for those who wish to see the life of the Turks in the outback. Climbing the serpentine uphill, tourists will see corners of nature that have not been destroyed by human activity. For lunch, they will offer fish that will be caught from the purest mountain lakes in the presence of tourists.

Types of Tourism in Turkey

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