Aegean Turkey has been home to many civilizations for thousands of years. Even on a short trip to the Aegean it’s possible to see and visit many ancient cities, including two UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites, Ephesus and Pergamon in İzmir.
The defining characteristic of Aegean cooking is that it uses local fresh ingredients resulting in dishes which are both substantial yet not too heavy and with great flavours.
You’ll find many aromas and perfumes to delight your senses in Aegean Turkey! The Aegean region of Turkey has a varied flora and fauna because of its unique geography, geological structure, and diverse climate.
What could be better than to feel the cooling breeze and the kiss of the sun whilst relaxing on hot golden sands beneath verdant forest on the shoreline of the Turquoise Sea?
When in the Turkish Aegean, surrounded by verdant pine clad mountains, and whilst relaxing in Turquoise Bays what would you like to listen to? The lapping of the waves? The stories and legends of the local people? The folk songs of the region?
Beautiful İzmir entices you into a world of contrasting urban modernity and ancient traditions.
Aydın is famous as the home of some of the best figs in Turkey, but it is also home to some remarkable ancient sculptures that continue to inspire artists to this day.
Muğla brings together the perfect combination of culture, history and sun-soaked relaxation in crystal-clear waters.
10 vibes for Aegean
Turkey’s Aegean region has it all: Beautiful beaches, fascinating history and bountiful farmland full of delicious produce. What more could you ask for?! Here’s our top 10 list for Things To Do whilst exploring the region.