Destinations To Visit While Honeymooning in Turkey

Destinations To Visit While Honeymooning in Turkey

Turkey is a beautiful country combining eastern Europe and western Asia, with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.

You will be amazed by the beauty of the cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, and Ankara, Turkey’s modern capital.

Before you book your honeymoon and fly off to Turkey, let us tell you about the beautiful Turkey weather, Turkey is known for its climate with warm summers, mild winters, and relatively high rainfall, as for central Turkey areas, they have a steppe climate with hot, dry summers, cold winters. The country offers an amazing mixture of culture and natural beauty to give you the honeymoon you have been looking for.

Once you start planning your honeymoon in Turkey, you have to make a list of the top places, cities, and places you would like to visit once you get there. A honeymoon in Turkey is a dream come true to every newlywed, as Turkey has everything to offer a new married couple looking for romance, adventure, and fun.

For example, Istanbul is a combination of beautiful architecture, nature,  cultural experiences, and vibrant nightlife. Antalya is a combination of fantastic beaches, amazing historical ruins, and breathtaking natural beauty.

As for Oludeniz and Fethiye, they are blessed with crystal clear waters, pine-clad valleys, and mountains for a different honeymoon experience.

Want to relax and spend some time on the beach? Kusadasi is a cosmopolitan resort town, offering great beaches.

What you shouldn't miss out on is the Princes' Islands, they are just about an hour from Istanbul by ferry, they are a group of nine isles where well-to-do Turks have summer retreats. Cars aren’t allowed, so you can rent a bike or hire a phaeton (horse-drawn carriage). 

Other stunning places to visit in Turkey include Bodrum, Cappadocia, and Cesme.

So this is why we created a list of places to visit in Turkey and the best Turkey honeymoon destinations:

 

Istanbul

Istanbul

Istanbul has everything to offer for honeymooners, from beautiful and romantic views and beaches, vibrant nightlife, unique and historic places for sightseeing, and of course an amazing shopping experience.

Nothing is more fun and romantic than a honeymoon in Istanbul!

There are endless of things to do in Istanbul and places to visit in Istanbul.

Istanbul is also known for its beautiful glamorous hotels and romantic boutique hotels that suit every budget.

What places to visit Istanbul? And which are the best hotels in Istanbul? Click here!

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Antalya

Antalya

The beautiful city of Antalya is a resort city in Turkey, Antalya is known for its old harbor filled with yachts and boats, as well as its breathtaking beaches and hotels.

Antalya has become a beautiful getaway on Turkey's southern Mediterranean region.

There are so many things to do in Antalya, whether you want to relax at the beach or visit historic sites, Antalya has it all.

Antalya was a major Roman port, which includes Hadrian's Gate, built in 130A.D.

Explore Antalya's beautiful beaches such as Çıralı, Konyaaltı, Patara or Lara Beach Antalya.

Visit one of the most important Roman theatres, Aspendos.

Feel like going for a hike? The legendary Lycian Way hiking trail boasts a steeply inclined trek with the most beautiful views. 

There are also many great and beautiful hotels in Antalya for you to stay and have a memorable experience.

There are many other places you should visit in Antalya, read more here!

Bodrum

Bodrum

Bodrum is a city on the Bodrum Peninsula, it features twin bays with views of Bodrum Castle. 

The medieval fortress Bodrum Castle was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Bodrum is home to the most prestigious museums of underwater archeology, it is also 20 minutes away from the nearest Greek Island of Kos.

There are also so many resorts and beautiful hotels in Bodrum for you to stay during your honeymoon. As well as many tourist attractions for you to check out!

Marmaris

Marmaris

Marmaris is a beautiful resort town along the Turkish Riviera, Marmaris is also known for its lively night life and bar street, open air clubs and music venues.

There are so many activities to do in Marmaris, spend the day at one of the beautiful beaches, have a fun day at the Marmaris Water Park.

You can also take a trip to Dalyan, which is considred to be a wonder of nature that where the sea meets the lake. Dalyan is famous for its world famous Iztuzu beach, Caretta Carettas, mud bath and the ancient city of Caunos. 

Have a fun tour in the village and enjoy dinner or lunch at some of the best restaurants.

Izmir

Izmir

The unique city of Izmir is located on Turkey’s Aegean coast. The city was founded by the Greeks, taken over by the Romans and rebuilt by Alexander the Great before becoming part of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century. 

While in Izmir you can visit many amazing ancient monuments, like Izmir Agora is surrounded by hillside residential neighbourhoods, bustling market streets, and tall commercial buildings, as well as the ancient Roman city of Ephesus, and Pergamon Acropolis.

Enjoy your day at Izmir's bazaars and local markets, and don't forget to try the treaditional candy made by liquid colored sugar.

 

Cappadocia

Cappadocia

The magical Cappadocia is a semi-arid region in central Turkey, Cappadocia is famous for its unique "Fairy Chimneys", which are cone-shaped rock formations located in Mons Valley, Göreme and elsewhere.

Cappadocia is also known for its Bronze Age homes carved into valley walls by troglodytes (cave dwellers).

We are sure you've heard of Cappadocia hot air balloon, another thing Cappadocia is famous for, enjoy a trip in a hot air balloon during sunset, it doesn't get any more romantic than that.

Make sure to visit Derinkuyu Underground City, which consists of over eight floors of carved, underground rock and is believed to at one time have house 20,000 people.

Other places not to miss while in Cappadocia are Selime Monastery, Rose Valley, and Uchisar Castle.

Cappadocia hotels are sure different from any hotels you have stayed in, this will only make your honeymoon more magical and unique.