- Things to do in Alanya
Alanya, one of the most important tourism centers of Turkey, is a district of Antalya where green and blue are intertwined. Located on the Mediterranean coast, 133 kilometers east of Antalya city center, Alanya is among the first holiday paradises that come to mind when it comes to summer tourism in our country. In terms of tourism, it can be understood from these rates that Alanya, which has a share of 9% in property purchases by foreigners in Turkey and a share of 30%, is particularly popular with foreign tourists. Undoubtedly, the most popular time in Alanya is the summer season, which lasts from the beginning of April to the end of September. If you want to have a perfect summer holiday in Alanya, you can choose any time you want between April and September. However, if you do not like heat and humidity, you should prefer the spring months rather than the summer months such as July and August. The most important factors that make Alanya such a popular holiday destination are not only being the meeting point of historical and natural beauties, but also being known for its entertaining nightlife. In short, if you are thinking about what to do in Alanya, be sure that there are a thousand things to do and countless magnificent places to visit in this holiday paradise.
Here are the five 5 best things that you can do in Alanya;
You can start your tour in Alanya from Alanya Castle. The magnificent view of the castle will enchant you. A bird’s eye view of Cleopatra Beach, Alanya Harbor, Keykubat Beach and Cilvarda Cape from Alanya Castle is a must. The magnificent structure of the castle will also impress you.
Built in the 13th century by the Seljuk Sultan Alaaddin Keykubat, Kızılkule has become the symbol of Alanya. Do not leave Alanya without visiting the octagonal planned Kızılkule, one of the unique examples of Seljuk art, going to the top floor and watching the view from its terrace, and enjoying the history. Do not forget to visit Tersane and Tophane after watching the exhibitions opened in the tower on your trip to Kızılkule.
If you visit Alanya and do not swim in this very special beach, something will be missing in your life. This private beach, which starts with Damlataş Beach in front of Damlataş Cave on the right side of the peninsula, welcomes thousands of guests every year. Before going to the beach, you can visit Damlataş Cave. When swimming with sea goggles, it is possible to watch the fish and the natural beauty of the sea bottom very comfortably.
The Sapadere Canyon is a natural beauty that you should not leave without seeing it on your trip to Alanya. Sapadere Canyon road has at least as impressive and beautiful views as the canyon itself.
If you want to add another cultural trip to your Alanya tour and make a trip in ancient times, the ancient city of Syedra is perfect for you.
How to get to Alanya?
Gaziosmanpaşa Airport, which started to serve with domestic and international terminals in 2009 and is only 40 km from the center, is an attractive alternative for transportation by plane to Alanya from cities such as Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir