In one word the answer is Yes. From the bustling old towns to modern cities and with its scenic wonders, including caves, beaches, and mountains, Antalya is the perfect escape from life’s hustles.
Brimming with rich history, Antalya is one of the most ancient cities in Turkey where you can find ruins and remains of various cultures and one of the majour tourism destination in Turkey with beautiful beaches , nature , Golf , skiing … This is the unique place that you can swim and ski at the same time.
Let’s look at the reasons to visit Antalya
- Calling all water babies
Home to Turkey’s breathtaking beaches, Antalya attracts those tourists from around the globe who are keen to take a dip in the perfect sea life. As the swimming season in the city is quite long, from April till October, it is a haven for those who want to escape the intense heat.
- Welcome all travelers
Whether you are a solo traveler, traveling with friends or family, or honeymooning, you will surely find umpteen numbers of things to enjoy. The diversity of hotels, bars, shops, and beaches is insane. Since the place is visited by people from different countries, it looks like a mini country with the perfect amalgamation of different cultures. Though you will find Turkish touch in every corner, you will surely admire the melting pot of different cultures.
- Incredible ‘Rich’ Culture
Antalya is known not only for its natural beauty but also for its rich culture. The annual Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival is one of the most popular film festivals. Also, every year, the city organizes The International Antalya Piano Festival to welcome talented pianists from throughout the world. In addition to these cultural events which one should visit, there are various museums where you can spend your time during your trip.
- Food Haven
The cuisine of the city is a delight to explore. Cuisine traditions from different cultures like Ottoman Empires, Lydian Time, Byzantine Times, etc.; have greatly influenced the food here.
As the city has been at the crossroads of different cultures, you will surely appreciate different flavors of the food which have been inspired by Greek, Arab, Africa, and the Mediterranean. For both vegetarians and non-vegetarians, there are abundant dining options available.
- Shop till you drop
You can shop at boutiques and little shops but don’t forget to practice Turkish bargaining skills at local stores. From funky handbags, souvenirs, jewelry to stylish clothes, you will surely enjoy your shopping experience in Antalya. You can also head to all inclusive malls in search of global brands.
A glimpse into the heart of Turkey
With beautiful parks, spectacular natural spots, rich historical timelines, perfect weather, the best Mediterranean shopping, sumptuous food choices, exciting nightlife, and fabulous street tours, the city has everything to touch the soul of every traveler. You can travel from Antalya Airport directly to more than 400 destinations
Indeed, it is worth visiting Antalya.