A favorite destination included in the common European tours of Turkey packages, this city has much to offer. The amazing sand beaches of Alanya are major attractions and the many five star hotels overlooking the beach provide comfortable accommodation to visitors. You sunbathe in the day, visit the fascinating cafes and restaurants in the evening and party in the night. But that is not all of course. The fascinating fortress district of Alanya hosts many silent ruins telling the story of a forgotten past. Other places of interest include the Archaeology and Ethnography museum, the Dim Cayi valley, the Damlatas cave and many other destinations.
Izmir is yet another historical city to include in your Turkey travel experience. But, it is not just any historical city. The cities of the seven churches of Apocalypse, are all but one, located in the boundary of Izmir. Ancient cities of Ephesus and Pergamum are must visit destinations if you want to be enchanted by the ancient. Izmir is also known as the ‘beautiful Izmir’ in Turkish dialect. The warm climate accompanied by the cool sea breezes together make Izmir a very pleasant place to visit. The beaches in Izmir present opportunities for all kinds of water sports. Izmir is actually the third largest city in Turkey.