Along the 630km of coastline, the province of Antalya has many ancient cities,
During the year, the city hosts a number of sporting competitions that include a triathlon, golf tournaments, tennis, archery, international beach volleyball and canoeing. The Cultural Centre, which opened in 1995, hosts art and cultural events in music, theatre and creative arts.
The most popular part of the city for visitors is the central old quarter where the Roman walls known as Kaleici are located, and the city’s museums are also very popular.
Weather in AntalyaThe region has two climates; on the coast the area is typically mediterranean having hot dry summers and mild rainy winters, and the interior area, which is affected by Central Anatolia and the Mediterranean, the temperatures reach 35˚C with hardly any rainfall. In winter the temperature can go down to 4˚C, rarely reaching the freezing point, and the wettest months are December and January with an average rainfall of 250mm per month and an average annual humidity of 61%.
Things to do in Antalya• Visit the Antalya Museum
• Walk the Saklikent Gorge
• Go to the ruins at Perge and Termessos
• Stroll through Kaleici and the old houses of Antalya
• Photograph snowdrops in Akseki
• Buy a Dosemalti carpet
• Sample the local delicacies like jam and honey
Beaches of Side Antalya
Mahmutlar in Alanya
Myra Ancient City
Turkish Food Recipes
Fried Aubergine & Bell Peppers - Hot Meze
Pumpkin in Syrup or Kabak Dessert - Other Desserts
Turkish Ricotta Fritters - Other Desserts
Flour Helva - Other Desserts
Beef and Aubergine Moussaka with Cheese - Red Meat Courses
Gardener’s Kebab - Red Meat Courses