Antalya coast became so relatives and loved ones for Russian tourists, and has even been jokingly referred to as the "Turkish summer house. " Antalya villa itself resembles a little - it is a large modern city with two million inhabitants, business and shopping center coast, with excellent ultramodern airport. But forty years ago, before the introduction of duty-free zone and the subsequent construction and business boom, Antalya was a pretty provincial town with deep into centuries of history.
The luxurious exclusive resort began in the literal sense in a vacuum - it is not tied to any settlements, and is a fundamentally new concept of rent: modern comfort and exceptional environmental friendliness, elite audience, "gentlemen's" entertainment.
Bodrum - the most westerly of the Turkish resorts, not only by geography to its location, but also in spirit. Here, as elsewhere, is influenced by Greece, even the appearance of the city is not gaudy-east, as most Turkish resorts, and a blue and white, more restrained and gentle.
About Chesmenskaya bay we all learned in school: there during the Russian-Turkish war of 1768? 1770's the Russian squadron under the command of Count Orlov, defeated the Ottoman fleet and secured control of Russia over the Black Sea. Now here is a wonderful modern resort.
Between Bodrum and Kusadasi, located Resort - Didim. Previously, Russian tourists come here mainly to tour - explore the famous temple of Apollo, one of the giant temples of antiquity, which survived an amazing bust of Zeus, Apollo, Leto and Artemis, marble sanctuary, a variety of reliefs from the heads of bulls, griffins and jellyfish. Here, according to legend, lived a famous gorgon Medusa, and here, according to legend, Alexander of Macedonia was proclaimed one of the oracles, the son of Zeus.
At the junction of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas hid it closed from the wind, smelling of pine needles, warmed by the hot sun, wonderfully clean and secluded resort. He is both a very prestigious and the most democratic. How is this possible? A very simple! ..
This is one of those resorts that are simply doomed to popularity. First of all, because the swimming season is the longest in Turkey - in late April in Alanya Bay lap swimmers, and only by November, the beaches are empty. Beaches in Alanya is narrow, with thick yellow sand, and the entrance to the sea very flat - ideal for travel with children. Another important advantage of Alanya - cheap accommodation in hotels, at 10-15 per cent cheaper than their counterparts at neighboring resorts. True, and prestigious hotels in the city does not - more 2-3 *, 4 * peak, with small bald areas and municipal sand beach across the road. But there are many discos, bars and restaurants, has its own amusement park and even the Water Planet Aquapark with 23 slides! Easy and fun to relax in Alanya, so there are so many young people and just democratic public.
Cappadocia - the most visited place in Turkey. It draws its unique and unusual scenery. Over the millennia, rain and wind eroded tuff, creating valleys, crevices, canyons and hills of very peculiar forms. The history of this territory - the mysterious world of antiquity, fanned by a veil of legend. Homes of people from ancient times was beaten out in the rocks, and when there appeared the first Christians, in the rocks also were built churches and monasteries.
Rocky Mountains, overgrown with thick pine forest, very close pressed, this resort village to the sea. Sea off the beach with a large smooth pebbles are so clean and transparent, even at a decent depth of all visible stones. Air is saturated with scents of pine needles, feathery branches dissect the burning rays of the sun, the mountains protect the resort from the wind.
Those who ponders whether to prefer a beach or sightseeing holiday, how to bathe in the sea, but does not burn under the scorching sun, how to get into a good modern hotel, but avoid the noisy crowds - can be safely sent in Kusadasi. This resort-compromise, in which a variety of advantages organically come together. Translated from the Turkish word "Kusadasi means" Bird Island ". The city received this name from a nearby island, where from time immemorial fowls. On this island is the Genoese fortress of the XVI century - the main attraction and a symbol of Kusadasi.
Fun is never too much - on the principle of live Turkish Ibiza - the city of Marmaris. The style of the local recreation formed under the influence of British, French and Danes, for which the system "all inclusive" - a luxury, closed the hotel - reservation, and the stars on the front - only an additional burden on the wallet. The most important thing - communication, recreation, meeting new people, constant movement, a sense of his own youth and vitality. To come home and collapse on the couch, close your eyes and once again hear the incessant sound of holiday in Marmaris.
This charming and lively town is one of the oldest on the Anatolian coast - it was founded by Greek colonists in the VII century BC. er. Piracy and the slave trade were the main items of income of the city, came here for the beautiful slave traders from distant lands. Not surprisingly, the town quickly rose, and in the V century BC. er. even began to mint its own money.
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