Feel Like Cleopatra in the Turquoise Waters of Alanya on a Guided Tour

The beauty of Alanya makes it a magnet for tourists on guided tours of Alanya and provides everything you could dream of in a holiday. The county's unique geographical and cultural texture, the attractive and comfortable hotels lining the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea, and the rich tastes of the world-renowned Turkish cuisine make it an ideal destination for Alanya private tours.  Read More...

Feel Like Cleopatra in the Turquoise Waters of Alanya on a Guided Tour

The possibilities are endless; swimming in the bay where Cleopatra once bathed, lying back and enjoying the sun, exploring the mysterious sea caves on a blue cruise, or soaking in the rich heritage of Mediterranean civilisations, the accumulation of millennia, are only some of the things you can do on best Alanya tours.

Sat beneath the gaze of the imposing Taurus Mountains and looking out across the glistening expanse of the invitingly turquoise coloured Mediterranean, it’s not difficult to see the immediate appeal of the Turkish coastal region of Alanya, and easily explains the popularity of this southern part of a country which famously straddles both Europe and Asia and why people come on private Alanya tours. Recognised as one of the strongholds of the once far-reaching Ottoman Empire, this stunning area which lies to the south is today acknowledged as a holiday destination of choice for both couples and families planning for fun and adventure.

One of the symbols of Alanya is the Alanya castle over the rocky peninsula in the middle of the city. The fortress that you can see today on a private tour of Alanya castle is a remain of 13th century Seljuk fortress built after the conquest of Alanya in 1220 by Alaeddin Keykubat I.

Best Time To Visit Alanya

The resort of Alanya is sheltered by the Taurus Mountains which protect it from winds blowing in from the north. So you can look forward to drier and cooler conditions all year, which makes Alanya a fantastic year-round holiday destination. There are up to 310 days of sunshine every year and the best time to visit Alanya would be spring as the temperatures are slightly cooler but still plenty of warm sunshine and ideal for taking guided tours of Alanya.

Typical Costs in Alanya

Alanya Cater for all the European tourists on best Alanya tours, almost everyone in Alanya accepts Euros. ATM's are readily available but check if your bank will charge to use your card. To get around it is really cheap especially if you use the local dolmus (local buses) although taxis are also reasonable. Eating all depends on what you want if you go to a traditional Turkish this may be a lot cheaper then the more prominent international restaurants.

Know Before Visiting Alanya

It is possible you may need a visa to travel to Turkey; please check with the Embassy for advice. Alanya is a tourist resort so the dress code is very relaxed unless you are visiting any religious sights while on Alanya private tours then you will need to cover up. It is essential to make sure you have adequate travel insurance that will cover all the activities you may do. Keep your important documents and valuables in your hotel safe if possible.

Weather in Alanya

Alanya in the centre of the Turkish Riviera enjoys a perfect Mediterranean climate with beautiful long, hot summers and mild but rainy winters. Temperatures can reach 31°C from June to September, which is the best time to go on private Alanya tours for the warmest weather. The average temperature in the spring months is around 20°C, and March is the wettest month. The sea temperature is about 28°C in August that decreases to lows of 16°C in the winter.

Dining And Nightlife in Alanya

Alanya has become a bustling tourist destination with many clubs, bars, and restaurants. The bar district is tough to miss, given all the discos and restaurants that are clustered into this area down by the harbour. There’s something for everyone, from small bars specialising in Turkish food, international restaurants to four-storey nightclubs. After the sun goes down, the disco balls and neon lights come on. During the summer months, these places very busy with tourists looking to have drinks or find something to eat.

Shopping in Alanya

For good value leather goods, shoes, clothes, spices, silver and gold jewellery Alanya is a shoppers’ paradise, filled with colourful shops, particularly in and around the old town, and of course in its colourful bazaar. For a more modern shopping experience, there is the Alanyum shopping mall in the Oba district, which includes a cinema, children’s activity centre and supermarket. Every day of the week there’s a local market, selling fresh produce and dairy products, in an Alanya district somewhere, but the most popular takes place on Fridays and is commonly known as the Cuma (Friday) Bazaar.

How to Reach Alanya

To fly to Alanya you will catch a flight into Antalya airport which is about a  2hours drive from Alanya.

You can book one of our transfers who will pick you up from the Airport.

You can get a bus from most major cities and some smaller towns including Istanbul and Izmir.

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