Tekirdag, surrounded on the one hand by the Sea of Marmara, and on the other, by the endless fields of cereals and sunflowers, has a rich history. It began 6000 years ago, and during this time the Greeks, Venetians, and Romans managed to rule the city. From the 14th century, it became first Ottoman, and then Turkish.
Tekirdag is not the most obvious option for a targeted tourist trip, but as a city where you can unwind after the noise of Istanbul, it is quite suitable. And the fact that at one time he was part of Thrace, suggests that the local museums are a real storehouse of beautiful exhibits of the once powerful kingdom. Continue reading
Palandoken, the youngest ski resort in Turkey, located 4 km from Erzurum, has gained popularity due to the variety of light and medium tracks. There you can teach a child or a beginner the basics of skiing, relax with the whole family or ride the virgin lands. The ski season lasts from mid-December to mid-April, the most optimal skiing conditions from January to March. Palandoken ski area is located at an altitude of 2200-3176 m above sea level. Most hotels in the resort operate on an all-inclusive basis – however, this is not news for Turkey.
Consider the climate. In the winter season, almost constant fine snow is more than possible. Continue reading
The snow-white Pamukkale travertine terraces from afar are similar to the developed quarry, but, approaching them closer, you begin to understand what exactly they attract tourists from different countries. This is a real geological miracle, which is called the “Cotton Fortress.” The entire plateau, towering above the river, is covered with smooth travertine, resembling lilies, shells and bowls. Travelers come here to improve their health and enjoy the views – such landscapes are not found anywhere else in the world.
Now the state of the reserve is being watched vigilantly, as the uncontrolled use of water for hospitals and Continue reading