Rhodes to Fethiye ferry service

The Rhodes to Fethiye Ferry is the way to go – Its cheap, exciting and fast!Rhodes is the easternmost Greek island in the Aegean Sea. It is also considered to be the largest Dodecanese island. The island lies at a distance of 45 miles to the west of Turkey and is located right between the Greek mainland and Cyprus. Rhodes is the capital of the region that also includes the surrounding islands of Kastellorizo, Tilos, Symi and Chalki. Rhodes burst onto the international map as the home to the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Colossus of Rhodes is 79.7kms in length and 38kms in width. It occupies a total area of 1398 sq. km. as well as a coastline of 220kms. This spearhead shaped wonder is worth a watch whenever you visit Rhodes. And wha

Gallipoli Tours

The perfect Gallipoli tours for the ultimate Turkish experienceGallipoli, a peninsula area in northwestern Turkey, is located quite close to Istanbul and is considered to be an extremely popular tourist destination in Turkey. It also holds great historical importance because of its role during the First World War. Gallipoli was the very site of the ill-fated allied campaign and is full of memories of the war. In fact, Gallipoli tours mainly revolve around the sights and memorial sites of the First World War.Wandering through the sombre scenery where young soldiers scaled through a massive barrage of enemy fire and watching the countless days tell their stories of the horrors of the war is a humbling experience for anyone who visits the area. The Gallipoli pe

Explore Pamukkale for a Truly Memorable Holiday

Pamukkale is located 11 miles north of Denizli and it is the main natural mineral bath spa of Turkey because of its calcium-rich hot water spring that comes from under the ground and cascading over the cliff. As the water cools they form into travertines of brilliantly white coloured hard calcium pools.The Cotton FortressPamukkale is also called the Cotton Fortress and it has offered natural spa since the Romans had built Hierapolis (spa city) around the considered sacred water spring. Today, that antique pool is still in existences and is beautifully littered with the pieces from the Temple of Apollo’s marble columns. Swimming in the water spring costs a small fee and lockers are available for a

The Mt Nemrut and Harran Tour – a journey into the past

Mt. Nemrut, an integral part of the Mt. Nemrut and Harran Tour, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that draws a number of visitors to Turkey. It crowns one of the highest peaks of the Eastern Taurus Mountains. The House of the Gods and the Temple-Tomb that have been built on Mt. Nemrut, also known as Nemrut Gag, are said to have been built by the Hellenistic King Antiochos I of Commagene between the years 69-34 B.C. It is distinguished by five giant limestone statues that have been identified as deities. These statues are flanked by a pair of guardian animal statues – an eagle and a lion – at each end.The second part of the Mt. Nemrut and Harran Tour is c

Discovering Cappadocia

In the heart of Turkey, is a historical region in Central Anatolia, is a geological speciality which can only be described as lunar-like or curvaceous? This landscape and surreal scenery are known as Cappadocia. The area consists of a high plateau over 1000m in altitude that is pierced by volcanic peaks and fairy chimney rock formations, moreover, the gorge is rose-tinted, that is why this landscape is considered an attractive tourist destination.Choosing AlaTurka Cappadocia tours won’t disappoint you. If you want to experience the historical achievements of the ancient burrowed houses and churches carved into the stone cliffs, witness dervishes whirl, wonderful sunsets and enjoy the magnificent region with unique formations, then Cappadocia is the place to come. Cappadocia is

Top 10 Beaches in Turkey

Whether you are the type who loves beach parties or you would like a quiet time in a less touristy beach, Turkey has got them all for you. The most beautiful beaches lie in the Turkish Riviera, also known as the Turquoise Coast, in southwestern Turkey. Where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea is where you will find exquisite clear, blue, warm waters.Here are the top beaches in Turkey:1. Konyaalti, AntalyaIf you are looking for a beach and city setting, head over to the city of Antalya. Konyaalti beach stretches 7 kilometres long – from the city towards the Beydağları Mountains. The beach is lined with endless cafes and restaurants. You will never run out of dining and drinking options.2. Kaputaş Beach, KalkanYou will find this little gem betw

Holiday in a natural way – Gulet Cruises in Turkey

Sailing on the Turkey waterways can be an unforgettable experience with Alaturka Gulet Cruises in Turkey. You will be offered the opportunity to explore beauties and wonders of Turkish coastlines. Stunning views, warm water and friendly people make it one of the most memorable and attractive countries in the world.Our gulet cruises are set on traditional Turkish Gulets made of wood and powered by motor. Some gulets also have the facilities to sail when the day has ideal wind conditions. For our gulet cruises, you can rent per person, by the cabin or a full boat. Gulet cruises vary in prices depending on the itinerary you choose, as well as if you are travelling on a standard or luxury gulet. All gulets include kitchens, saloons and a mix of double, twin and triple cabins caterin

Discover the Treasures of Selcuk

Selcuk, original Greek name Agios Theologos refers to John the Theologian, is a small town of Selcuk district in Turkey. In the 14th century, it was the capital of the Emirate of Aydin and was renamed Selcuk just in 1914.The historic city is one of the top must-visit tourist attractions in Turkey, best known for its closeness to the ancient Roman city of Ephesus. It is also notable for hosting the House of The Virgin Mary, also known as Meryemana, as well for its unique works of art. Meryemana is an ancient Catholique and Muslim shrine discovered in the 19th century. According to the legend, the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, has lived in this house until she died at the age of 64.Selcuk is also the location of Basilica of St. John the Apostle, which dates from

Marmaris to Rhodes Ferry

Two intersecting sets of mountains form the backdrop of your memorable voyage from Marmaris to Rhodes on a ferry. This beautiful town has its own attractions to offer, like the Marmaris castle, the Nimara Cave that has been used for worship since millennia where you can see the ancient stone altars, and species of butterflies that prefer caves as their habitat. The beaches of Marmaris and the Dolphinarium are places to visit. It’s known for sailing and diving, and since you are here, one must take a ferry ride to Rhodes – it is only a short one hour cruise away after all!It’s a one hour trip with delightful sights of the serene waters on either a catamaran or hydrofoil. A one-way trip costs €39 and if you return on the same day just add an extra €2. You get to spend ap

Scuba Diving in Kas

Diving in Kas – Choose from more than 30 dive sites!The entire area around Kas is full of world-famous dive sites that offer travellers and diving enthusiasts with a myriad of options to choose from. Diving is by far the most popular activity in Kas and the area also ranks among the top 100 diving destinations in the world. Some of the main charms of diving in Kas include a choice of more than 30 dive sites to choose from, access to an extremely beautiful underwater landscape, the presence of exotic marine life and picture-perfect clear waters that make it possible to see up to a distance of 40 meters.Diving in Kas is also known to offer tourists with a unique opportunity to check out the relics of the ancient world, many of which date back to more than 20