Tourism

Turkey: A Country For All Tastes

Turkey has so much to offer her visitors: breathtaking natural beauties, unique historical and archeological sites, steadily improving hotel and touristic infrastructure, a tradition of hospitality and competitive prices. It is not surprising therefore that this country has recently become one of the world's most popular tourism destinations. Due to Turkey's diverse geography, one can experience four different climates in any one day. The rectangular shaped country is washed on three sides by three different seas. Its shores are laced with beaches, bays, coves, ports, islands and peninsulas. The summers are long, lasting as long as eight months in some areas. Turkey is also blessed with majestic mountains and valleys, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and grottoes perfect for winter and summer tourism and sports of all kinds.

Skiing fans, mountain climbers, trekkers, hikers and hunters can enjoy new and unforgettable experiences in Turkey. But Turkey is, above anything else, a huge open-air museum, a repository of all the civilizations nurtured by the soils of Anatolia. The huge amount of historical and archaeological wealth in Turkey seems more appropriate for an entire continent than a single country. Recently, a new field of tourism has opened up as health tourism. The country is in fact rich with hot springs, healing waters and muds which come highly recommended by the medical authorities as a remedy for many diseases.

For centuries, Turkey has also been a crossroads of religions, not only of Islam and Christianity, but of many others now forgotten by history. Many religious devotees can find a site, a shrine, a monument, a tomb or a ruin connected with their faith or belief. It is not possible in this page to represent all the touristic attractions of Turkey. To have a taste of Turkey, its people, culture and on touristic destinations and cultural events in Turkey please visit the website of the Ministry of Tourism with the following link: Ministry of Tourism or the Offical Tourism Portal of Turkey


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Contact Information
Turkish Culture and Tourism Office Belgium

Conseiller De I'nformation Pres L'ambassade
De Turquie Rue Monteyer 4
1040 Brussels
Tel: (+32) 2 - 513 8230 / 502 2621
Fax: (+32) 2- 511 7951

Working hours:
On all working days between 09:00h and 16:00h.

E-mail:
tourisme.turc@busmail.net