Turkey has so much to offer her visitors; including an epic history, breathtaking natural beauties with scenery from white-sand beaches to soaring mountains, and magnificent archaeological sites.
Many consider Turkey to be one huge open-air museum. A melting pot of civilisations, the history of Turkey is 10,000 years-old.
Explore wonders such as Ephesus and legendary Troy, the stunning white terraces of Pamukkale and Cappadocia; where Byzantine Christians cut cave churches into Cappadocia's fairy chimneys and hid from Islamic armies in underground cities. There are an estimated 3000 rock churches in this region, not all of which are open to the public.
One must see city on any visit to Turkey, is of course Istanbul. It is an enchanting blend of Eastern and Western culture, a vibrant, modern city, with a unique identity. Its rich past coexists alongside its youthful exuberance. Although no longer the capital of Turkey, Istanbul still remains the country's cultural and business centre.
It's stunning location is surrounded by water, which is the narrow strait of the Bosphorus and the serene sea of Marmara separating Europe from Asia and has one foot in each, celebrating the best of both heritages. As Byzantium, Constantinople and finally, Istanbul, it has been the capital of three Empires, each leaving their mark in the form of stunning palaces, castles, mosques, churches and monuments.