Expect hot, dry summers and cool winters near the Mediterranean. Warm, wet winters and cool summers are the norm near the Black Sea.
You can fly into Istanbul or Ankara from most European capitals. Numerous flight connections can get you to your final destination at a good price.
Rock climbing and hiking can be practiced year round, depending on the area you visit. If you are planning on skiing, visit between December and March.
In Turkey, you’ll find an adventure around every corner. From sea kayaking along the Lycian coast (or even hiking the long-distance Lycian Way), to exploring the intriguing landscapes of Cappadocia on foot or on horseback, to diving in Kas and climbing Mount Ararat, there is something for everyone here! On your way back home, don’t miss spending a few days in magical Istanbul and discovering its famous markets, great food and friendly people.