Dating back beyond the 3rd century B.C., Antalya is a city as beautiful as it is ancient. Nestled between the majestic Beydağları mountain range and the crystal-clear Gulf of Antalya, the city is a historical marvel and a beach resort paradise.
Best Things to Do in Antalya
- Bask in Antalya’s picturesque landscape and warm, sunny climate on one of the region’s many golden beaches
- Pass through Hadrian’s Gate, a triumphal arch commemorating the visit of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in 130 A.D.
- Relive a moment in history with tickets to Antalya’s ancient theater of Aspendos, originally built to accommodate over 20,000 spectators. Renovated in the early 20th century, this outdoor theater is now home to modern theatrical and musical performances
In addition to being a bustling beach resort town and modern historical marvel, Antalya is also an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. The gulf and nearby rivers allow for a great variety of water sports, including diving and kayaking, and the mountainous terrain provides an array of hiking trails and even skiing in the winter.
The city’s many beach resorts are laden with bars and nightclubs that double as discos. Those seeking a quieter evening will enjoy the wide variety of laid-back cafes dotting the coastline.
Plan Your Antalya Holiday
Travelers planning to venture to the city for its beautiful beaches and various outdoor attractions should plan to travel during Antalya’s warm and sunny summer season. Flights to Antalya during the cooler winter period will enable travelers to experience the city’s historic majesty without the typical tourist crowds. Travelers looking to save some money should consider the cheap hotels in Antalya’s Kaleiçi district for an authentic Turkish experience. Also, book your travel plans as far in advance as possible to guarantee the best possible flight deals to Antalya. Fly in comfort with airberlin's young airplane fleet.