The Marmara has won a distinct privilege by the fact that the shortest roads connect Europe to Asia. It also has the most beautiful scenery and the greatest architectural and artistic works in the world. İstanbul, the imperial capital is also in this region.
The blue waters that caress Turkey’s western coastline have given their name to the entire region: the Aegean. These lands were once home to many great civilizations, empires and states, out of which sprung some of the world’s finest mathematicians, scientists, architects and sculptors.
REGION: BLACK SEA
The Black Sea highlands are adorned with meadows full of colourful wildflowers and verdant forests, painting the slopes an exuberant green. The humid and foggy weather gives way to brilliant sunshine and oxygen-rich, fresh mountain air.
The Central Anatolian Region is a high plateau with central plains surrounded by higher mountains. Not only Konya, home of Rumi but also Ankara, the capital and the second largest city of Turkey is also in this region.
The southern coast of Turkey, bathed in sunshine for 300 or so days of the year, is a paradise for sunbathing and swimming. Antalya, the tourism capital is also in this region.
REGION: SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA
A multireligious intercultural centre with rich gastronomic associations. A region, filled with high artistic, historical, cultural and culinary traditions, offers a mystical atmosphere that takes you away from reality!
REGION: EASTERN ANATOLIA
Some of the oldest and most remarkable civilizations that history has recorded flourished in Eastern Anatolia, a rugged area adorned by high mountains and plateaus. The region’s
long and turbulent history left monuments from its various civilizations.