Take a holiday to Turkey to visit Istanbul's famous 17th-century Blue Mosque. Then head for the sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast, or Cappadocia's moonscape rock formations. Turkey is all about contrasts…Ancient ruins mingle with renowned nightspots in Bodrum. Beyond the thriving resorts around Dalaman, traditional Turkish culture can be observed at its bazaars and hammams.

Cheap holidays in Turkey


For cheap holidays, visit Turkey's former Ottoman capital Istanbul. This exciting city is always a delight for the senses. Or head south to the Turquoise Coast's busy resorts of Bodrum and Dalaman, spending lazy days on the beach and fun-filled nights partying.

City breaks in Turkey


Sit on the blue-tiled floors inside Istanbul's Blue Mosque and gaze up at a mix of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture. Get a taste of modern Turkey with its fusion cuisine and stylish rooftop dining. In south-east Turkey you can feed fat carp in sacred pools at biblical Sanliurfa. Take a holiday to Turkey's centre of mystical Islamic Sufism in traditional Konya.

Things to do in Turkey


Go skiing on holidays to Turkey on Uludag's slopes near Bursa. For an energetic holiday clamber over rocky ground in Cappadocia. Then sink your toes in to the soft white sands of Patara Beach on Turkey's lush Turquoise Coast. Pack your Turkey holidays full of Ottoman history by wandering along the cobbled streets of UNESCO-protected Safranbolu.

Villa holidays in Turkey

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Discover an intoxicating fusion of Eastern and Western cultures on villa holidays in Turkey, by James Villas. Book a villa on the Aegean Coast and spend days stretched out on golden sands, or by your villa’s private pool. Explore the incredible ancient burial site of Halicarnassus in Bodrum. Or choose a villa on the Mediterranean Coast, where beautiful beaches combine with bustling resorts, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Taurus Mountains.

Holidays in Istanbul