With over 300 days of sunshine every single year, Antalya is arguably Turkey’s prime Mediterranean destination and one travelled by millions year on year who simply can't get enough of this sunny destination. The city is great and modern, with stunning beaches and views leading all the way to the Taurus mountains. From the fascinating and historical city centre Kaleici and its narrow streets and Ottoman era houses, to the glamorous beach areas - Antalya is primed with things to do and places to see. Taking you on an adventure through Antalya - we blog about the best day trips and excursions for tourists and travellers to undertake whilst here in Turkey.
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Visited by over 30 million tourists every single year, there must be something in the Turkish air that keeps bringing them back. The diversity of culture found in this part of the world, a historically rich timeline, and more than 700,000 square kilometres of land makes Turkey an interesting country to visit - and a vast one too. Such is the experience of people who come to Turkey that it often attracts repeat visitors, lured year on year by the friendly nature of Turks and the beauty of various destinations and beaches. First time visitors may find themselves a little overwhelmed by the unique ambience and vibes. So, we have decided to help. This blog is designed to help you keep to your budget, as well as adhere to social, and culture norms - read our list of holiday tips.
We want you to get active in Kalkan. Whether you are a family, solo traveller, or even someone living in the region, there are plenty of things to do here. Located along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, Kalkan is one of the most charming and authentic regions you can find, an upscale and exclusive resort admired by many a foreign tourist and travelled my many more, Kalkan is idyllic in every sense of the word offers so much to keep you busy and entertained. From the scenic views, to the friendly and positive bustling atmosphere, you just can't help but fall in love with Kalkan every time you visit, and in this blog we give you our best things to do once you are here.
Diving into the fascinating history of Turkey, we take a closer look at the most famous and must see historical landmarks once you are in Antalya. Found on the Mediterranean coast, Antalya is one of Turkey's top destinations for tourism and visited by millions every year, and not without reason - Antalya has so much to offer from a cosmopolitan lifestyle, to a vibrant nightlife, beautiful sandy beaches, and of course - a number of ancient ruins that have stood the test of time and been wonderfully preserved around the region giving you plenty of opportunities to take an adventure into the past and history of this region.
Perhaps not known for its wealth of National Parks, did you know that Turkey is actually home to over 80 of them? With each measuring thousands of hectares in size, it is most definitely worth taking a closer look at for anyone travelling through Turkey. Discover some of the hidden gems in this blog as we take a deep look into the diverse selection of parks ranging from the impressively sized Mount Ararat National Park to The United Nations protected Canakkale-Gelibolu Peninsula Historical Park to the gorgeous nature retreat Artvin-Hatila Valley National Park.
With so much history attached to Turkey, it is no surprise that Turkish architecture has been influenced over the years by many different factors and styles. This is from original and traditional pieces starting from the Ottoman houses, to the fall of the Empire introducing a new generation of architecture and to the current period of modern metamorphosis of Turkish design taking the nation into the 21st century and beyond as a trend-setter in style and exciting presentation. Lets take a look at the historical and future look of architectural property styles in Turkey.
Taking you on a tour of some of the most luxury villas within Turkey, in this article, Property Turkey showcases several of the current top Turkish villas for sale - but not just any villa, these villas are some of the highest quality and must luxurious homes you will find in the whole of Europe. From jaw-dropping sea views, to exquisite swimming pool, to green gardens with nature surroundings. For those wanting information on any villa they see, please contact us for more pictures and prices.
From poor man's choice for a home overseas to be the choice of the more discerning luxury home buyer, Turkish real estate transformed itself in less than 10 years, partially thanks to the global slow-down post 2007. Cheap, nondescript apartments and villas started giving way to exclusive luxurious houses in Bodrum, Kalkan, Kas and Fethiye islands with mooring and private beach platforms. Accredited architects were called in to design contemporary properties that command price tags in excess of Euro 1m..
Talks between Turkey and the European Union have been ongoing for a number of years now, with more people speculating recently that perhaps EU needs Turkey more rather than Turkey needing the EU. In this article a study has been undertaken to present exactly how Turkey will benefit from joining the European Union. We're not just talking about the free travel or ability to work, but a more in-depth look at the real benefits for Turkey should they come to an agreement to join the EU.
Year on year, investors are asking themselves where the next emerging market will come from for overseas property investment. With the current economic climate, investors are more cautious than ever when choosing where to place their money in 2014. Property Turkey presents a research and study into the top emerging destinations for real estate investment for the foreseeable future, with emerging countries set to overtake current favourite nations as the top bets for investment.