Turkey is a friendly, beautiful, culturally rich destination with modern amenities yet traditional enough to be interesting. Land of vast open spaces, massive mountain ranges, fertile valleys and rocky coastlines, fast growing city which overlooks historic sites and archaeological sensations set in a stunning landscape.
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A visit to Turkey would not be complete without a stopover at one of the country's better known spas, whether to treat a health problem or simple indulge in the smoothing waters of natural mineral baths. Pamper yourself with a touch of beauty and enhance your senses in guidelines specifically designed to meet your needs, including body treatments, facial treatments and hand and foot care.
Nonetheless however deep its past goes, Turkey is now a plunging and dynamic society that holds cultural, economic and political change while consciously seeking to retain the best of its multicultural heritage and hospitality.
Flights available from all major UK Airports to Turkey (TUR) is approximately 4 hours 30 minutes
Standard time zone is GMT +2 hours
Turkish being the official language, English is spoken in the tourist areas.
Passport is a must and has to be valid for at least six months from date of entry into Turkey. Visas are required by all nationals and are issued on arrival at all airports.
Best time to visit Turkey is during April to May and September to October, as days are warm but not too hot. The coastal areas have a Mediterranean climate, with June-September being the most popular season for beach holidays.
Electricity usage is 220 volts; 50Hz. Standard two round pin European-style plugs are used.
Vaccination & Health
No compulsory vaccine needed for travellers coming from Europe, but we strongly advise you to get vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Measles, mumps, rubella and Tetanus- diphtheria and rabies. These vaccines are already recommended in your own country. As health requirements change please consult with your GP or a specialist.
The international dialling code for Turkey is +90
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