The average temperatures in the region around Antala are about two degrees lower than the general temperatures in Turkey. The interior areas of Turkey have a continental climate. It is characterized by higher temperature and higher rainfall. Hikers should, for example, with a tour of the Taurus Mountains, especially in the transitional periods on the […]

HEINRICH SCHLIEMANN 1822 on 6. January, Heinrich Schliemann in Neubukow (Mecklenburg-Schwerin) Born. Schliemanns1870 illegal test excavations on Hisarlik.1871: The first season of excavations at Troy begins; Schliemann makes the major north-south ditch (“Schliemann Trench”) Creating, 1872 second excavation campaign in Troy, 1873 third excavation campaign in Troy; on 31. May Schliemann discovered the so-called Treasure of Priam and leads him […]

Ataturk (1881-1938) The founder of modern Turkey. The most important figure of the Turkish Geschichte.Er was 1881 in Selanik (Thessaloniki) Born. Atatürk 1923 Turkish Republic founded, He threw all of a sudden the social and intellectual-cultural structure of the country, which was determined by religion and numerous traditions. With this act, he finally ended the Ottoman […]

Aeneas son of the goddess Aphrodite (Venus) with the Trojan Anchises. By Virgil “Aeneid” He is the founding father of Rome, because it is the divine will (fatum) subjects, to give rise to a succession of Troy Town. Alexander the Great (356 – 323 BC) The Macedonian king Alexander the Great is the son of Philip II and Olympia. He […]

ANGORA CAT (türk. ANKARA kedisi) Specific type of the Turkish capital Ankara, with the former name of Angora. Feature of this cat is their snow white fur. There is a strict ban on export of these animals. Besides these are the Angora cat- Angora rabbits and- Goats specific type for this region, from which the world-famous Angora wool is obtained. Also AYRAN “Alcohol […]

Tea, 'Cay', is the national drink of Turks. You get it in the typical small glasses for every occasion served. Too much to drink and coffee is like in Turkey. Here, the Kaffeeauf is literally 'Turkish style’ prepared: The ground coffee is used together with sugar and water in a special coffee pot, the Cezve, boiled. Another well-known […]

The Turkish cuisine is extremely diverse and is considered by many experts alongside the Chinese and French cuisine as one of the most diversified cuisines in the world. The Ottoman expansion- and military campaigns of the past has faced the Turks with many different cultures and cuisines and cooking course with appropriate cultures. For religious reasons, pork is in the […]

BY PLANE Turkish airline (THY): The THY flies with machine type Boing 737 400/500 RJ-100 and Airbus 310-200/300 almost all flight centers in the world from Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, Dalaman, Trabzon to Adana. All major international airlines have a branch in Turkey. BY BOAT passenger ship: The Turkish and foreign shipping companies […]

PASSPORT AND VISA 1. Nationals of the following countries require a valid passport for a stay a) up to three months: Arab Emirates, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Federal Republic of Germany, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Fiji Islands, Finland, France, Grenada, Greece, Holland, Iran, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Canada, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, […]