Turkish Riviera, the Turquoise Coast
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The Turkish Riviera or The Turquoise Coast is a popular term used to define an area of southwest Turkey encompassing Antalya, Muğla and to a lesser extent Aydın and İzmir provinces and is a popular tourist destination.
The region is known for its pleasant and favorable climate, with more than a thousand kilometers of shoreline along the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea, housing archaeological and natural riches. This stretch of Turkish coastline is strewn with ancient cities and harbors, memorial tombs and warm beaches and is laced with many small coves, lush forests and streams which make it a frequent destination for Blue Voyages.
Latest three mini articles on Turkish Riviera, the Turquoise Coast:
The much overgrown picturesque ruins of the ancient city of Olympos are situated at the mouth and on both banks of a torrential stream which flows from east to west into the sea. Olympos is around 90 km southwest of Antalya city near the Town of Kemer.... (more)
Gumusluk is a traditional fishing village on the Bodrum peninsula in the south west end of the Aegean part in the Turkish riviera. Bodrum or the ancient city of Halicarnassus of Caria is a well known center of tourism and yachting. Bodrum peninsula is also well known for the lovely bays and coves with the suitable and very clean waters... (more)
Sesame halva is popular in the Balkans, Middle East, and other areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The primary ingredients in this confection are sesame seeds or sesame paste called tahini, sugar, glucose or honey, and egg white. Also other flavourings such as pistachio nuts, cocoa powder, orange juice... (more)