Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »

Balıkesir

Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »

Amasya

Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »

Mersin

Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »

Burdur

Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »

Yalova

Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »

Karabük

Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

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Museums

The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city Click More »

Ephesus

Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »

Alanya

Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »

Uzungöl

Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »

Selçuk

Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »

Safranbolu

Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »

 

Assos

Assos: One of the most beautiful and pristine bays located in Çanakkale province, Assos is a blend of both history and nature


Among the quietest locations of the Aegean region, Assos leaves an unforgettable impression on the visitors for its calm blue sea and magnificent beaches.


Surrounded by
olive and fruit trees and famous for its wine this beautiful town was also the commercial and cultural center of large settlements during the Roman and Hellenistic periods.


Founded in the ancient times and located in the Gulf of Edremit, 200 meters above sea level, Assos is ever ready to welcome its guests. 

Attractions


The ideal holiday destination with its ancient cities, natural harbor, green villages and delightful dishes Assos is located in Çanakkale province.
Located on the southern side of the Biga Peninsula bordering the Aegean Region, the ancient city of Assos was founded in 6000 BC at an altitude of 236 meters. The Temple of Athena, necropolis, agora and walls are among the major landmarks of the ancient city which was constructed of the andesite stones of the region.
The harbor is the liveliest area of the town. Here visitors can try the delicious dishes of the Aegean cuisine, take a swim or simply stroll along the fishermen’s boats docked along the harbor. One can dine at the restaurants and cafes at the harbor, taste the famous local ice cream and enjoy the enchanting scenery in the meantime.
Founded during the Ottoman era and one of the most valuable assets of Assos, Behramkale is among the protected areas. Famous for its narrow streets, historical stone houses and lush green nature Behramkale has to offer a variety of hostels, restaurants and local shopping centers waiting for their visitors.
Adatepe is another town nestled in the foothills of Mount Ida. The Zeus Altar located at the entrance of Adatepe which has a magnificent view of the entire bay, will immediately attract your attention. Situated amidst forests, this location appears in Greek mythology as the hill where Zeus and Hera had observed the Trojan War. Taşmektep and Adatepe Olive Oil Museum are among the further historical sites one should sightsee.
Another area surrounded by pine and olive trees is Yeşilyurt. Located by the sea in front of lush forests, Yeşilyurt with its stone houses and boutique hotels is worth the visit.
Assos has a number of blue flag beaches where you can enjoy the sun and the sea. Kadirga Bay, Koruoba, Sokakagzi and Assos harbor are some of the favorite spots where you can enjoy the deep blue sea.
Having made a name for its olives and fisheries, the cuisine of Assos comprises the finest dishes of the Aegean region.  Visitors should not miss the opportunity to taste the freshest seafood in the region and the local ice cream.
Vacationers who want to spend their next holiday at a heavenly bay will be in good hands in Assos.

How can I get there?


Located at the midpoint of major cities such as Istanbul and Izmir, Assos offers a variety of transportation alternatives.
The nearest airports to the region are located in Istanbul and Izmir. Having arrived in Istanbul or Izmir you can get on one of the intercity buses leaving from the central bus station to Çanakkale. The shuttles or dolmuş (minibuses) leaving from Çanakkale central bus station will take you to Assos and other destinations within Çanakkale province.
Alternatively, you can get to Assos by car.  You can cross the Canakkale strait by getting on a car ferry leaving from Istanbul, and continue your pleasant journey on the convenient roads to Assos.
It is safe to say that you will enjoy your vacation at Assos, the shining star of the gulf.

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