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Holidays in Turkey
Our Turkey holidays are fast becoming a favourite with British holidaymakers. Not only are Turkey holidays terrific value for money, but you’re virtually guaranteed to enjoy sizzling summer temperatures, a warm welcome, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
This east-meets-west nation sits between the Mediterranean, Black, and Aegean Seas, and is jam-packed with quaint fishing ports, pretty hillside villages, and modern resorts. Experience boat trips, historical sites, vibrant markets, water sports, and much more in this eclectic destination.
The ancient city of Istanbul is a must-visit with its famous Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. From the breathtaking blue waters of the Turquoise Coast to the sophisticated Turkish Riviera and the fascinating culture of the Bodrum area; holidays to Turkey always hit the spot.
Take your pick from a vast array of accommodation options; from traditional guest houses and self-catering apartments to all-inclusive resorts and family-friendly hotels.
Where is the best place to stay in Turkey?
Marmaris holidays combine picture-perfect beaches, Atlantis and Aqua Dream Water Parks, and a treasure-filled Grand Bazaar with vibrant nightlife at the open-air clubs, music venues, and lively bars on the famous Bar Street.
Holidays to Ölüdeniz mix turquoise blue waters, white sands, and a backdrop of lush green forests with the chance to soak up aerial vistas on a tandem paraglide off Babadağ mountain and visit Butterfly Valley and the Blue Lagoon.
Turkey is ideal for a sunshine holiday especially from the beginning of May through to the end of October with temperatures hovering between 27 to 35°C.
- Currency: Turkish Lira
- Average temp: 25°C/77°F
- Average flight time: 4 Hours
- Time Difference: +2 hours
Latest Turkey Holiday Offers
Whether it is discovering a new city or re-visiting a favourite destination, our choice of funky boutique hotels to luxury 5 star palaces allows you to shape your break the way you want it.
Things to see and do in Turkey
There are plenty of things to do in this stunning destination, and our array of holidays to Turkey offers up some of the most exciting options - from sightseeing, mud baths, paragliding, hiking and horse riding to parasailing, white water rafting, diving, and golf.
If you're staying on the Bodrum coast, don't miss Bodrum Castle or a trip to historical Ephesus. On the Turquoise Coast, sail down the Dalyan River and spot beautifully preserved tombs and endangered loggerhead turtles.
Experience a hot-air balloon ride in Cappadocia, relish the pure white travertine terraces of Pamukkale, hike part of the Lycian Way that runs along the Mediterranean Coast from Fethiye to Antalya, and take a scenic sightseeing cruise on The Bosphorus.
Nightlife in Turkey varies greatly, depending on where you choose to stay. Marmaris, Hisoronu, Bodrum, and Gumbet are awash with late-night bars, clubs, and discos perfect for party animals. Many Turkey all-inclusive hotels entertain you with Turkish nights with live music and belly dancing.
Weather in Turkey
Average monthly temperature in Turkey (°C)
- Jan 15°C
- Feb 16°C
- Mar 18°C
- Apr 22°C
- May 27°C
- Jun 32°C
- Jul 35°C
- Aug 35°C
- Sep 31°C
- Oct 27°C
- Nov 21°C
- Dec 17°C
Food and drink in Turkey
The restaurants and cafes in Turkey serve up a host of treats to tickle your taste buds. Tuck into delicious regional specialities such as Kebabs, Döner, Pide, Köfte, Meze, and Baklava; washed down with a bottle of Efes Pilsen or a glass of Raki.
In larger resorts, the restaurants embrace flavours from around the globe, alongside the odd fast-food joint.