Turkey's Top Ranked hotels
From golden beaches to cafés serving up a glass of apple tea, Turkey is a nation of intriguing cultures and incredible sights. Whether you are paragliding in Ólúdeniz or paddling through captivating waterfalls, Turkey has something to beguile and amaze at every turn.
- Flight time: Approx 5 hours
- Passport & Visa: All visitors to Turkey require a visa. Visitors must have 60 days validity on their passport from the expiry date of their visa. This should be acquired from the official Turkish Government webpage. We recommend that you apply at least 48 hours before departure.
- Currency: Turkish Lira
- Time Zone: GMT+03:00
- Language: Turkish
Having existed through countless empires from Romans to Byzantines to the Ottomans, Turkey still carries markers of their legacy and, as a former stopover along the famous Silk Road, Turkey's culture has absorbed many nuances.
Renowned the world over is the sweet treat Turkish Delight and you shouldn't miss a try of this in its infinite varieties during your stay. Head to local markets for a treat for the sense with every type of fruit, vegetable or spice on offer paired with a range of home-made delicacies to dine on-the-go. Pick up some Gozleme or Pide during your wanderings with your choice of fillings and you will find your new favourite food.
With hot summers and mild winters, Turkey is the perfect sun destination with coastal towns such as Side having an average summer temperature of 35°C and May to September having the most sunshine hours.
Things to Do
From river cruises to hot air balloon rides, beach-side delights to historical tours, Turkey has a wealth of cultural sights to explore. Head to the Dúden waterfalls in Antalya for a spectacular natural sight or explore the ancient city of Side for a wander among the atmospheric ruins.