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Why Turkey shouldn't be overlooked in winter

20th October 2014

Turkey is generally considered to be a summer destination. The warm weather attracts thousands of holiday’s makers every year, but for those who want a less crowed holiday then consider what Turkey has to offer during the winter months.

Exploring Turkey is fantastic during the winter, there are many activities to do and places to see. Visiting Turkey out of the summer season means that there are less crowds, cooler weather and cheaper deals for travellers on flights, hotels and holiday packages.

The natural scenery of Turkey is beautiful during the winter; snow capped mountains, blue sky’s and lush green hills.

Winter Sun SeekersAntalya regions, such as Lara Beach, central Antalya, Alanya, side and Belek offer great winter destinations for sun seekers wanting that all year warm climate.

Explore the wonderful old town of Kaleiçi, where you can stay in one of the many converted Ottoman houses. The beautiful harbor without the crowds of high summer is the perfect spot for dinning. You can still sun bath on the »beach, although the evenings may get a little chilly.

The ancient city of »Perge is within close distance.

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Ski FanaticsTurkey offers some fantastic ski resorts for those who love snow and winter sports. With destinations such as Uludag, Kartalkaya, Erciyes and Kars – it is the perfect place for pro and novice skiers.

The ski season runs from December to April.

Bursa/ mount Uludag, Turkeys key winter destination boasts an expansive ski resort, which combines chic alpine chalets and log fires, with fine dining offering five star hospitality and relaxing spa facilities.
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Grab your walking boots and explore!Winter becomes the best time to take a tour of »Cappadocia.

The crisp and bright winter sun of Anatolia provides refreshing conditions for walking, hiking and seeing the amazing landscapes by the many hot air balloon rides.

Exploring the magnificent Cappadocia is something every traveler to Turkey needs to experience.

ShoppingWhy not take advantage of the lower cost flights and hotels to Istanbul. Istanbul is home to some of the best shopping malls in Europe.
»Find the best shopping malls

Sight SeeingThose who love history and exploring should visit out of season.

No queues or hoards of tourists make winter months the perfect time to visit the historical cities and sights throughout Turkey. Turkey’s favorite city, Istanbul has many enriching cultural experiences to offer any traveller. The most popular places of interest such as the blue mosque, the Hagia Sophia and grand bazaar are a lot calmer sights to visit out of high season.

Ancient Sights»Explore Ephesus

»Explore Afrodisias

»Explore Aspendos 


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