Flying from Antalya
Flights from Antalya are primarily handled through Antalya Airport (AYT), one of three major airports in the southwest of Turkey. Voted the best airport in Europe in 2011, Antalya Airport is located a convenient 10 kilometers from the city and serves over 25 million passengers annually, 80% of whom are international visitors.
Antalya Airport Information
Antalya Airport’s sleek and modern interior design exudes the kind of spotless luxury that one would expect from a major resort destination. Providing travelers with an array of duty-free stores and restaurants, the airport endeavors to be more than just a travel hub; it is really the visitor's first holiday destination. Among its facilities, the airport features currency exchange services and a massive 24-hour parking lot for all passengers and guests. It also provides assistance for persons with reduced mobility.
Getting to the Airport in Antalya
The number 202 bus to Antalya Airport connects each of the three passenger terminals to the city center. A taxi to Antalya Airport is also available for greater convenience. Taxi fares are generally negotiable, though likely more expensive than a bus ticket, on average.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.