There are many amazing reasons why you should pack your bags and visit Turkey. The entire county is like one big archaeological museum with a confluence of cultures, religions and empires from the Byzantine and Greek to Armenian and Roman. But it's not only for history lovers. Gorgeous beaches line the coastline, there are stunning mountains to scale and picturesque villages waiting to be explored. Catch the stunning sunrise in a hot air balloon or explore islands. Add its exotic cuisine and you'll have the perfect recipe for a great holiday. Flights to Turkey are likely to land at one of the following: Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Antalya or Istanbul Atatürk Airports. Airlines that serve the country include Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian Airlines, British Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
Ankara is the modern and vibrant capital of Turkey. It is the heart of the Turkish economy, boasting sleek buildings, sidewalk cafes, restaurants and shops. As a bonus, Ankara is also home to two outstanding monuments that are of significant importance to the nation's history - the Anitkabir, which is an impressive mausoleum, and the fascinating Museum of Anatolian Civilisations. The second most important city, Istanbul, boasts a 2,500-year old history of culture and traditions chock-a-block with palaces, bazaars, mosques and places of worship. This is where 'east meets west,' so to speak and the contrasting sights of history and modern conveniences is a heady combination. The nightlife is vibrant, too and the food heavenly - there's nothing left to desire when visiting Istanbul.
Turkey can boast as having some of the best airlines in the world with Turkish Airlines being rated as one of the top 15 airlines in the world, according to the Best Airlines 2017 study, based on eDreams customer reviews received during 2016.