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 »

Photo Gallery

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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 »

 

Ayder

Ayder:  Among the most popular resorts of the Eastern Black Sea, Ayder is a piece of heaven with its oxygen-laden nature comprised of all colors varying from yellow to green.


Located at the most eastern point of Turkey and at very high altitude, Ayder fills your lungs with oxygen.  The resort is particularly in demand among nature and thermal spa enthusiasts.


In Ayder, situated in the middle of a vast and emerald green landscape, one can experience four seasons
in one day,take part in a variety of sports activities all the year round, discover nature anew and forget about all the previous holiday experiences in the countryside.


A typical black sea town set amidst lush green nature Ayder with its quaint stone houses and wooden house boutique hotels and its delicious cuisine is ever ready to welcome its guests.


Adorned with various colors in spring, summer and winter, Ayder is waiting for you to explore its unique nature.

Attractions


Highly in demand for its scenic beauty, sports opportunities and thermal sources, the most popular holiday resort of Turkey’s greenest region,  Ayder welcomes visitors in every season.
Only 1-hour drive away from the city center of Rize province, the road to Ayder leads through lush green forests located on high altitude. On the way to Ayder, you will come across a variety of unique and beautiful villages.
Once you arrive in Ayder you will discover an emerald green valley stretching out into infinity. The houses and boutique hotels coexist in harmony with nature and are constructed either of stone or of wood so as to comply with the traditional architecture of the area.
The last residential area on the road to the summit of the Kaçkar Mountains among the highest peaks of Anatolia, Ayder is at the same time the gateway to the most beautiful and natural highlands. The highlands of the region are of indescribable value to those who want to take a sojourn into nature and experience it in its most pristine form.
You will be impressed by the vast forests adorned with all shades of yellow, brown and green, rising up into the infinite blue sky as if they could touch the stars.  A stream passes throughout the entire highlands known by the name Firtina Creek.
Renowned for its historical stone bridges, Ayder is the last rest stop for many villagers before going up the highlands. Ancient structures such as Zil Castle are among the historical values of the area.
In addition to accommodation options such as apart hotels and similar facilities Ayder offers also a variety of sports opportunities such as trekking and rafting in summer and heliski, snowboarding and mountaineering in winter.
You will feel literally purified after drinking the fresh water from the water taps indoors or from the various waterfalls you may come across in the environment.
Ayder is not only the center of national parks but also thermal springs. It is known that the thermal spas of Ayder are effective in the treatment of various diseases and also beneficial for the skin. It is assumed that the vigor and youthful appearance of the locals of the region is related to their use of these thermal springs.
It is highly advisable to try some of the specialties of the local cuisine which makes extensive use of red meat, butter and fish as the main ingredients. It goes without saying that you should also try some tea as the Black Sea region is famous for its Turkish tea.  You may also want to purchase some of the local honey as it is believed to be beneficial to health.
You may get carried away by the original tune of tulum (traditional Turkish bagpipe instrument) and find yourself dancing horon, (traditional folk dance of the region) together with the other locals of Ayder.
In short, Ayder may be the perfect holiday location for vacationers who are looking for a holiday in the bosom of nature.

Events


Ayder the epitome of generous nature is also the center of enjoyable festivals.  The location welcomes many visitors from many countries in addition to organizing a variety of festivals every year.
Held in June every year, the Ayder Culture, Tourism and Nature Festival becomes the scene of a variety of activities ranging from concerts to performances and bullfights to competitions.
The Ayder Snowman Festival, on the other hand, is organized in February and invites everyone who wants to take part in sports activities and enjoy the outdoors and snow.
Many more highland festivals and events are organized for visitors who want to spend enjoyable times in this unique geography.

How can I get there?


Ayder, located at Turkey’s eastern end, offers quite convenient transportation opportunities.
The nearest airport to the region is located in Trabzon. After you have arrived in Trabzon you can continue your journey by bus or private car.
Another option is to take one of the intercity buses from any major city of Turkey to Rize.  The dolmushs (minibuses) and taxis stationed at the Rize bus terminal will take you to Ayder after a short trip. Besides, you will enjoy travelling along the scenic coastal roads of the Black Sea Region.
Ayder is ever ready to welcome its guests who want to take a sojourn into nature.

 

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