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1. Yivli Minare

While on holiday in Antalya, a visit to the iconic Yivli Minare is a must. Standing tall above the city, the fluted minaret was originally built in the 13th century, and is now one of the most photographed attractions in the city.
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2. Kursunlu Waterfalls

Take a break from the beach and discover the captivating natural beauty of Turkey with a trip to the Kursunlu Waterfalls, hidden at the end of an unforgettable trail in tranquil shady forests.
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3. Karaalioglu Park

To escape the hustle and bustle of the city, go for a walk through the picturesque gardens at Karaalioglu Park. Found near the Old Town, you can easily get to the park by walking from the centre of Antalya or by taking the tram.
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4. Hadrian's Gate

Transport yourself back to the Roman era as you take a walk through Hadrian’s Gate; one of Antalya’s most impressive archaeological highlights.
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6. Dive to the deeps in Marmaris

Marmaris is a great place to explore the underwater world in one of the 52 diving spots. There are several diving schools where you can learn the sport and eventually take to the open waters.
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8. Antalya Events

The Antalya region on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey is the second most popular holiday destination in the country. This prestigious status comes about for many reasons. As part of the scenic Turkish Riviera, it attracts yachting enthusiasts and the famous Lycian trail, a 516-kilometer walk covering ancient ruins is a favoured trek for history lovers.
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9. Cruise the Manavgat River and Falls

A day trip to Manavgat is recommended to explore its rich history and attractive bazaar where you can pick up everything from homemade food to souvenirs. Not only is this place full of interesting things to discover,
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10. Walks around Çeşme

Wander through the coastal town and up into the stunning green countryside to breathe in the fresh Turkish air. The picturesque setting is perfect for photo opportunities.
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13. Explore Çeşme Castle

Escape the hustle and bustle in the centre of town and head to the picturesque coast for stunning views of the ocean and a chance to uncover the resorts history by visiting Çeşme Castle.
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14. Explore Izmir’s Konak Square

Visit southern Izmir to see the traditional Konak Square between the bazaar and downtown waterfront. Visit the Yali Mosque and the interesting clock tower then stroll over to the Museum of Modern Art.
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16. Festivals in Izmir

During the spring and the summer the city plays host to festivals featuring top names in the world of music. If you fancy dancing the night away then travel in March for the European Jazz Festival.
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24. Day trip to Kusadasi from Ozdere

If you’re in need of a slightly livelier atmosphere, why not head over to bustling town of Kusadasi? Between the attractive beaches and the vibrant market streets, it’s home to an array of fascinating sights and activities making it a popular destination for holidaymakers.
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25. Browse Ozdere market

When staying at this beautiful resort, make sure you check out the local market that takes places every Saturday. Sitting in the heart of Özdere, the open air market is stocked with a wealth of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish and spices.
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26. Visit Adaland water park

For a family fun day trip, drive just 35 minutes out of Özdere to the splash park of Adaland. It’s Europe’s 2nd largest water park and has a huge array of exciting slides,
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27. Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus

For a break away from the beach, take a day trip to the impressive archaeological site of Ephesus, which is just a 35 minute drive away in the small town of Selcuk. Pictures don’t do the stunning ruins of Ephesus justice,
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28. Walk the Lycian Way

The beautiful weather and stunning scenery makes the local area ideal for hiking holidays And perfect for travelling along one of Turkey’s most famous walking trails, the Lycian Way.
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31. Patara Beach

If you feel like a change from Olu Deniz Beach, head further south around the coast and spend a day relaxing in the golden sunshine at Patara Beach.
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32. The Grand Ucel Aqua Park

Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family with a visit to the Grand Ucel Aqua Park. As part of a hotel, the water park is a good size and has plenty of slides to keep your little ones entertained.
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33. Kidrak Natural Park

To experience the true beauty of Turkey’s spectacular Turquoise Coast, make sure you visit the Kidrak Natural Park. With its incredible scenery and picture-perfect beach, it’s an ideal way to see more of the local area.
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35. Babadag

For breathtaking panoramic views, a trip up Babadag mountain is an absolute must while you’re in Olu Deniz.
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40. Water sports

Kalkan has several beautiful beaches, some of which are sandy whilst others are more pebbly. The shallow shores are famous for its crystal clear waters and gentle waves
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41. Visit Fethiye from Kalkan

Just over an hour’s drive away from Kalkan is the stunning resort of Fethiye. A long stretch of soft sand and shallow, crystal clear waters make up a glistening cove that reflects the mountainous backdrop.
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49. Visit Fethiye from Hisaronu

Fethiye has lots of Turkish charm and is a short 15 minute bus ride from Hisaronu. Spend the day exploring the cobbled streets, mosques and jumble of shops of the Old Town and pick up souvenirs
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51. Calis Beach

To enjoy the warm Mediterranean waters and hot Turkish sunshine, make sure you spend a day or two at Calis Beach. The beach is a peaceful place right next to Fethiye, just a short distance from the centre of town.
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52. Letoon

Explore an important ancient sanctuary when you pay a visit to Letoon. Four kilometres south of Xanthos, this fascinating place is perfect if you’re interested in archaeological sites. It should
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53. Tlos

If you love ancient sights and exploring while you’re on holiday, don’t miss the fascinating ruins of Tlos. Around 40 minutes from Fethiye by car, you can drive yourself if you have a hire car, catch
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54. Saklikent Gorge

If you love to explore and be active while you’re away, make sure you visit the incredible Saklikent Gorge on your holiday to Fethiye. Around 45 minutes away by car, it’s one of the deepest canyons in
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55. Kabak Koyu

Look forward to an incredible experience when you pay a visit to the beautiful Kabak Koyu nature park. Around 30 kilometres south of Fethiye, it’ll take less than an hour to reach Kabak Koyu, and there
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58. Lycian Rock Tombs

Standing tall above Dalyan’s flowing river are the 2,000 year old Lycian Rock Tombs. The surrounding area just adds to the magnificence of this ancient site.
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59. Dalyan River and hot springs

Dalyan’s pretty setting is on the edge of a maze of fertile banks and pine trees. For a relaxing day trip take a calming boat ride along the Dalyan River to fill your senses with the stunning nature of the landscape.
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63. Check out Kalkan

If you’re feeling peckish, pop over to Kalkan where you’ll find lots of restaurants to choose from. This charming old fishing village rises up into
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64. Relax in a mud bath

One of the best ways to relax in Dalaman is with a long soak in a mud bath. People come from all over to take a dip in these baths because of the mud’s rejuvenating properties.
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72. Sample the nightlife

Gumbet has lots to do during the day and at night becomes a party paradise. There’s a large variety of discos, bars, clubs and restaurants each with its own brand of entertainment for you to enjoy.
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74. Boat trips

Why not head down to Bodrum’s picturesque coast for a boat tour that will have you sailing across the waves in the mystical Mediterranean Sea. If you want a party cruise or a more peaceful day,
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78. Visit the Castle of St. Peter

The magnificent Castle of St. Peter, also known as Bodrum Castle, sits proudly along the beautiful coastline protecting the harbour. Favourable among history buffs and those after a break from the energetic city,
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82. Experience local life

Altinkum is an exciting tourist destination with a traditional Turkish vibe. For the best authentic Turkish food you should take a trip to the local market at Didim;
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83. Have fun at the beach

Altinkum has three stunning beaches for you to choose from, and each has clean golden sands with safe shallow waters that are ideal for the kids to splash around in.
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84. Visit the Temple of Apollo

Travel just outside of Altinkum to Didim for a unique chance to explore a part of the ancient world. Get up close with the archaeological site; walk over the ancient stone, through winding passageways
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85. Shopping in Turkbuku

In need of some retail therapy? Then head over to the town of Tϋrkbϋkϋ. Spend the day wandering the picturesque streets, taking in the traditional beauty of the area. The town is split down
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86. Relax on Bitez Beach

More than just a beach, Bitez Bay is a gorgeous area to unwind in. The sandy shores can be found just seven kilometres from Bodrum town. Archaic Greek church ruins with beautiful dolphin mosaic
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89. Experience the nightlife

Side has a buzzing nightlife with lots of different bars, restaurants and cafes for you to try. There’s plenty for music and sports fans with many bars showing live sport or music.
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92. Visit the Old Town

Side has a well-kept old town that is also a National Heritage site; it’s great for exploring and taking in the rustic views. In Old Side you’ll find a museum with Greco-Roman exhibits
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105. Kayaking in Goynuk Canyon

For a fun and memorable adventure, experience kayaking in the cool waters of Göynük Canyon Park. From the moment you arrive, the natural beauty and serene setting will have you captivated.
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110. Take a Jeep safari

One of the best ways to see the Taurus Mountains is on a jeep safari. It starts at an animal park where you can see some of the animals that live around the canyon.
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111. Visit Kemer Market

To get a real taste for Goynuk and the surrounding area, spend some time wandering around Kemer Market; you’ll find lots of local products including fruit, vegetables, clothes and shoes at low prices.
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115. Take time out on the golf course

Belek’s unique tourist development has shaped the land into six huge championship golf courses, which have seen the likes of Tiger Woods grace its greens. With almost 20 courses in total dotted around the luscious pine forest
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116. Take a day trip to Manavgat

Why not take a day trip out of Alanya to its neighbouring town of Manavgat, which less than an hour away? Take a bus or drive across the coast to see picturesque, traditional buildings and magnificent waterfalls hidden in a scenic setting.
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118. Alanya Castle

Alanya’s famous landmark was built in the 13th century and is situated 250 metres high on a rocky peninsula, providing magnificent panoramic views of the glistening turquoise water.
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119. Explore Antalya City

The city of Antalya is the largest on the western Mediterranean coast and has many bustling shops and restaurants that you’ll struggle to pull yourself away from.
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121. Visit the ruins of Phaselis

Turkey has an intriguing history and Phaselis is the perfect place to learn about it. Located near Tekirova and just a short journey from Beldibi, this former Roman port town has some of the best ruins in all of Turkey.
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122. Explore Beldibi Cave

Beldibi has a rich history and much of this is evident at the Beldibi Cave. The cave has been home to many different civilisations that have left behind lots of clues into their lives.
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From endless stretches of sand on the Turquoise Coast to the luxurious Topkapi Palace, Turkey is packed full of things to do and places to see. Visit the stylish Halikarnas nightclub at trendy Bodrum, get lost in the ancient streets of Izmir, or simply relax with a good book on the beautiful Cleopatra Beach.