or Black Sea
, a region in northern Turkey
, is renowned for its natural beauty. Occupying much of the country’s north, the Black Sea Coast is a heavily forested and mountainous region, replete with alpine meadows, glacial lakes and glaciers. For tourists and outdoor enthusiasts camping accommodations, hotel accommodations, condo rentals, vacation rentals and apartment rentals abound throughout the region.
The Black Sea
area is broken into several regions, Eastern Kardeniz
is known for its spectacular natural beauty, the multi-coloured costumes of the Hemsin
women of the region and a number of Georgian
ruins hidden throughout the mountains. One of the main attractions of Eastern Karadeniz is the Sumela Monastery
, in the Altindere National Park
, near Trabzon
. Built against the cliff face, the monastery offers wall frescos, a sacred well, and unparalleled views of the surrounding countryside among other things. This spectacular place is worth the time to visit. Visitors to the city of Trabzon will have no trouble finding good accommodation and lodging throughout the city. A vacation rental or an apartment rental is cheaper near the center of the city, but can be found anywhere within the city.
offers beautiful Ottoman
architecture in Amasya
, numerous Hittite
ruins throughout the region and is home to Samsun
, the Black Sea Coasts largest city. Visitors to Samsun will find accommodation, apartment rentals, and vacation rentals readily available.
, the western third of the Turkish Black Sea
coast is the most remote. The coastal highway does not run through the region even though it is home to the ancient fortified port city of Sinop
and the wonderful resort town of Amasra.
The Black Sea Coast has many attractions throughout the three regions and visitors can expect to be amazed no matter where they go. Like the Sinop Archaeology Museum
. Located in the city center it offers a history of the city going back to the first inhabitants almost seven thousand years ago. Sinop is a seaside city where visitors and locals alike can stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the affordable and delicious dishes in the areas restaurants and café’s.
, a city in the north of the coast is a great place for outdoor enthusiast and nature lovers. Visitors can walk or cycle around the lake, and perhaps purchase some of the products, grown and made by the local villagers. Giresun Castle
situated atop a hill offers a spectacular view of the Black Sea and the eastern part of the city. The castle boasts a playground for the kids and a tea garden. Gokgol Magarasi
, (Gokgol Cave
), located in the coal mining city of Zonguldak
offers tourists inspiring views inside its huge chambers. Well developed it has numerous paved pathways and electric lighting.
No matter where you go the natural beauty and the history of the Black Sea
is waiting for you. Find the vacation rental, condo rental, or apartment rental in the region you want to explore and enjoy.