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Water Sports

Friday, October 9th, 2015

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. Sailing Sailing which has originated from the perfect harmony of boat and wind, is nowadays […]


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

MANAVGAT RIVER General Information Manavgat River flows 90 km from the eastern slopes of the western Toros (Taurus) mountains, passes over hard conglomerated strata, forms the Manavgat Falls and then enters the coastal plain to empty into the Mediterranean Sea. In the spring, the waters of the Manavgat run full and clear, augmented by underground […]


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

RIVERS IN THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION KÖPRÜCAY RIVER General Information Emerging from the Toros (Taurus) Mountains and running through a number of amazing canyons, Köprücay flows into the Mediterranean Sea to the south of Serik. Fed by underground springs in gorges that cut through steep, impassable canyons, the Köprücay constitutes one of Turkey’s […]


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

FIRTINA RIVER General Information Firtina River is interesting not only for the arched bridges spanning it and the tea plantations lining its banks, but also for the traditional costumes of the local population. Formed by a number of streams on the Black Sea side of Kackar Mountains, the Firtina runs 57 km long through verdant […]


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

ALTIPARMAK (BARHAL) RIVER General Information Altiparmak (Barhal) River, located in the province of Artvin, emerges from the southern side of the Kackar Mountains and runs about 40 km to join the Coruh river two km south of Yusufeli. The Altiparmak flows through a strikingly beautiful valley enveloped by high mountains. Recommended for canoeing and rafting, […]


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

RAFTING CORUH Originating at the Mescit Mountains (3,225 m) and flowing 466 km before reaching the Black Sea in Georgia, Coruh River is one of the fastest flowing rivers in the world. The small towns and villages located along the river are impressively authentic and historically interesting. The area as a whole represents the synthesis […]

Rafting in Turkey

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

RAFTING As interest in nature oriented tourism activities rises, sports practiced without harming nature has gained importance. Rafting is one of such sport. For centuries mankind has been attracted by the beauty of rivers and turned them into sources of life. Today, he is in need of challenging their exuberance, pitting body and mind against […]