Enjoy a luxury all inclusive Europe holiday with no hassle whatsoever when you travel with Club Med. The climate in Turkey holiday destinations can vary hugely depending on where you choose to take your European break. Coastal areas enjoy a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Inland areas tend to experience much more severe weather, with sharply contrasting seasonal temperatures, and especially harsh winters.

Club Med all-inclusive Resorts for your holidays in Turkey:

Turkey, as clash of cultures

Where worlds collide, the land of Byzantium and the Ottomans: where East meets West, Turkey offers the wonders of both cultures and scenery.

Where Asia and Europe meet, so do natural wonders.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, discover Turkeys stunning countryside. 3 hours from Club Med’s All-inclusive Kemer resort, make a stop at the Pamukkale natural rock pools. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is Turkey most visited site, so don’t miss out! Serval hours from the Antalya Club Med All-incisive resorts is the magical (another must see) Göreme National Park in Cappadocia. Amongst the rock chimneys, sculpted by erosion, step inside several cave churches providing the perfect example of the beauty of Byzantine art. 30 minutes from the national park, discover the city of Kaymakli and its underground tunnels covering several kilometres. This underground city, over eight levels, is one of many troglodyte cities for which the region has become famous.

Turkey, a blend of cultures

Turkey’s rich history makes for a culture trip of a lifetime. Brush up on your history and head to Ankara and visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations. View the impressive collection of artefacts, from the Palaeolithic era to the time of the Ottomans. Continue your cultural immersion at the ancient Halicarnassus: just 30 minutes from the Club Med Bodrum Palmiye all-inclusive resort. While here, be sure to check out the Greek amphitheatre, which has been perfectly preserved since the 4th century BC. Just a few metres from the amphitheatre, discover the medieval Bodrum Castle, built by the Order of Hospitallers.

What Food, sights and culture to sample in Turkey

Just like the culture, the cuisine has soaked up various influences, blending Asian, Oriental and Mediterranean flavours. Be sure to try mezze, börek (savoury pastry) and cheeses which are part of the country’s rich culinary culture.
Why not take a seat and sip on a Turkish coffee as you admire the Blue Mosque? Discover this model of Ottoman architecture which is the starting point for pilgrims heading to Mecca and delve a little deeper into the secrets at the heart of Turkey. Finally, bring your holiday to Turkey to a close with a visit to Hagia Sophia, a basilica symbolising the overlapping of cultures. The first basilica of the Christina era which was transformed into a mosque before becoming a museum.

Antique City of Hierapolis

At the top of the hill at Pamukkale, come and discover the ruins and ancient antique city of Hierapolis. This spa town, which was built around the sacred source of Pamukkale, boasts particularly well-preserved remains. They demonstrate the importance of n…

Ayasofya Müzesi - Ayasofya Meydani

Considered as the 8th wonder of the world, Hagia Sophia is the ancient basilica of Constantinople, edified between 532 and 548 and transformed into a mosque when the city was seized by the Ottomans in 1453. In 1934, it became the Aya Sofya Museum.Hag…

Just 20 minutes from your Club Med Bodrum Palmiye resort, you can admire the Bodrum Amphitheatre. Built during the 4th century BC, under the reign of King Mausolus, this magnificent traditional Greek theatre is considered an architectural masterpiece of t…

The closest Resort: Palmiye

Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia

The rock-hewn sanctuaries of Cappadocia are unique in both their density and quality. Unparalleled examples of post-iconoclastic Byzantine art, they can be discovered during your “Cappadocia: Secret Valleys” tour as you travel across the breath-taking lan…

Pamukkale

The Pamukkale site, which literally translates as the “Castle of Cotton” is one of Turkey’s most stunning geographical sites. These ancient Roman baths are known for their waterfalls, which have become mineralised by the white rock which does, indeed, loo…

This impressive castle was constructed in the Frankish architectural style in the south-west of Turkey by the Order of Hospitallers. Although the castle has withstood several attacks and countless acts of destruction, it nevertheless remains extremely wel…

The closest Resort: Palmiye

Sultan Ahmet Camii

The Blue Mosque, built between 1609 and 1616 under the reign of Sultan Ahmet is probably Istanbul's most famous mosque. It was once the main starting point for pilgrimages to Mecca. Considered as the last example of Ottoman architecture in its classic for…

Anadolu medeniyetleri muzesi

During your stay in Turkey, discover the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations in Ankara. Founded in 1921, the museum has rich collections with artefacts from various discoveries and digs from around Anatolia. You’ll discover works and objects from the worlds…

For a long time, the Halicarnassus Mausoleum has sparked the imagination of visitors who have come from far and wide to admire the 5th wonder of the antique world. This funeral monument was edified in 353 BC, in honour of Mausolus. The most famous artists…

The closest Resort: Palmiye

The International Bodrum Dance Festival

23 May 2019 - 26 May 2019

Dates to be confirmed. The International Bodrum Dance Festival is the first festival to be organised by 28 European countries. This festival of traditional dances takes place in Bodrum Castle. The dance troops and artists invited represen…

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