From the ancient port city of Ephesus to the soaring Byzantine dome of Aya Sofya, Turkey has more than its fair share of world-famous ruins and monuments that simply cannot be explained in mere words.
Historical figures and empires – including the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans – have all left their mark on this country, making your trip to turkey not only an utterly relaxing getaway but also a historical experience. Stay at the luxurious family-friendly beachfront Gloria Golf Resort in Belek and visit the nearby 2,000 year old Aspendos amphitheatre. Or perhaps the nearby Gloria Serenity Resort with its world class spa might be more your style.
Turkey is also home to some beautiful Mediterranean beaches. Enjoy a myriad of water sports including diving, windsurfing, rafting. canyoning in mountain gorges and kayaking over Kekova's sunken ruins.
Or take to the blue skies with Ölüdeniz' thrilling paragliding flights or a hot-air balloon ride over Cappadocia. For on land sightseers take a trek to highland pastures or walk part of the Lycian Way trail.
Sip on delicious local wines and soak up the warm sun on the glistening coast of Marmaris, one of the most popular resorts in the country. Uncover charming hillside villages and enjoy the bustling nightlife scene. Stay at five-star D-Hotel Maris which is perched on a secluded hillside. Take an oh so soothing dip in the amazing vitality pool and check out the hidden bay where you can dine by the sandy shores.
Turkey's diverse landscapes may be less well known but it holds some of the best in the world. The country's most magical scenery is to be found in Asian Anatolia, where beautiful vistas are provided by the vertiginous Mediterranean coastline. Cappadocia's otherworldly rock formations and wavy valleys to the golden beaches such as 18km-long Patara. Turkey's landscape will leave a lasting impression.
One of the most famous aspects of Turkey is, of course, its food and it's more much than just kebabs. The cuisine changes dramatically in different areas as Turkey borders several countries. For the sociable and family-orientated Turks, gathering together and eating well is a time-honoured ritual and they love nothing more than having you embrace it too.
Whether you’re looking to step into realms of history or experience pure bliss on the Mediterranean beaches or a bit of both, Inspiring Travel Company will tailor your holiday to Turkey to any specifications you desire. We make it our responsibility to cater specifically to each guest making your trip utterly unique. With over 40 years’ experience Inspiring travel company will make your trip to Turkey unforgettable.
Luxury Turkey Holidays Fact File
June - August
3 hours 55 minutes to Bodrum, 4 hours 5 minutes to Antalya and Dalaman
British Airways flies direct from London Heathrow to Istanbul and from London Gatwick to Bodrum and Dalaman during the summer months. A choice of airlines from a selection of UK departure points are available to airports within Turkey
+ 3 hours