Antalya is now known as the Turkish Riviera. The region is blessed
with a perfect climate, where the sea, sun, history and nature are in perfect
harmony. Antalya is located in the west of the Mediterranean region.
The city of Antalya stretches along the bay bearing its name and the Taurus
mountains rising to 3,086 m behind are interspersed with valleys. An important
region where almost 100 old cities the reflect magnificent pas of mankind. The
early civilizations of the Lydians, Persians, Hellenic, Roman and Byzantine,
Moslem Arabs, Seljuks, Ottomans and Moslem Turks have all left their mark
providing a rich cultural heritage.
The mythological city that housed the Gods and Goddesses now exhibits all its
secrets and marvels to mankind. The palm-lined boulevard, the marina, old
castle, traditional architecture and museums are set amidst the modern city of
Antalya. The mythological city which housed the Gods and Goddesses now
exhibits all its secrets and marvels to mankind.
In Antalya, the four seasons only appear on the calendar as there is no real
winter here, so much so that when in 1985 snow fell for the first time in 60
years, it was front page news.