Being one of the unique towns of our current times, with the colourful mountains, forests, cute rivers and lakes, cold springs, curative spas in Western Black Sea, Bolu started to take its place in history in the region called 'Bithynia' in north-eastern Anatolia. Throughout history Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans all reigned Bolu and its environs respectively.
Bolu, together with the Abant Region, is not only an ideal place giving the joy of a pleasurable stay but also provides the best setting for meetings and convention tourism. Throughout the summer times the area receives both domestic and international tourists in its accommodation centres which are of high quality and offer a parade of services for a satisfactory stay. The tourism establishments also provide to their guests facilities for seminars, symposiums, panels in a beautiful natural environment.
If you want to see the beauties of Bolu, which were kneaded by the nature, mankind and history together and listen to the folk songs of Koroglu which are sang by the mountains, all you need to do is endure a bus journey. Reaching Bolu Province is quite easy, as the city is located nearly at the middle point of the highway, which connects the two major cities, Ankara and Istanbul.
Antalya / Adrasan - OlymposAntalya has a backdrop of stunning mountain scenery, and the city is set high on cliffs, with many of its grandest hotels overlooking the sea on the outskirts of the town. The beach area of Lara, approximately 12 km to the east is home to the best beach in the area, known for its golden sand, which is rapidly becoming a resort in its own right. To the west, the long pebble beach of Konyaaltı is also popular. Heading up into the mountains, you can make the most of the beautiful scenery by visiting the spectacular Düden or Kurşunlu waterfalls. At Saklıkent, just 50 km away from the city centre, you can even ski, where they usually have snow on the slopes until early April.
The Altın Portakal (Golden Orange) film festival is held annually in the autumn. Antalya has a large number of 5 star hotels, many of which have meetings facilities, and this, together with the Pyramid Congress Centre which can hold up to 3000 delegates make it a popular venue for conferences.
There are many holiday resorts like Alanya, Belek, Kalkan, Kaş, Kekova, Kemer, Olympos, Patara, Side within the borders of Antalya region.