Millions of tourists go on holidays to Turkey year after year, drawn to it by the wonderful memories of sunny days, blue waters and stunning landscapes. Turkey holidays offer a rare chance to explore its historic treasures as well as its unspoilt natural splendour. A fabulous blend of modern luxury and cultural riches, holidays to Turkey are a delight.
Turkey is a Eurasian country bordering the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. If you wish to extend you Turkey holidays, you may choose to visit any of its eight neighbours, namely Bulgaria and Armenia amongst others. You’ll find coastal plains and great mountainous ranges in Turkey which is why holidays to Turkey are renowned for their scenic splendour. Turning back the pages of history, you’ll find Turkey was once planned to be the capital of the new empire of Roman emperor Constantine I. The Ottoman Empire’s legacies stand tall for the world to see. The Republic of Turkey was officially proclaimed on October 29, 1923.
Turkey has an estimated population of 77 million people with a Muslim majority making up almost 99% of the population. You may have to learn some basic Turkish for your Turkey holidays as it is their official language. Their currency is Turkish Lira (TRY) and the current exchange rates are 1 GBP = 2.37 TRY.