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Alanya, formerly Alaiye, is a beach resort city and a component district of Antalya Province on the southern coast of Turkey, in the country's Mediterranean Region, 138 kilometres east of the city of Antalya.

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The Best Things to Do and Visit in Alanya


1 - Damlataş Cave

Damlataş Cave is a cave in Alanya district of Antalya Province, in southern Turkey.

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2 - Alanya Castle-içkale

Alanya Castle is a medieval castle in the southern Turkish city of Alanya.

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3 - Safaris in Alanya

The Alanya Jeep Safari is an adrenaline-filled tour that includes fun as well as culture. There will picture breaks in various areas to take pictures of the Alanya view. There will be breaks in the banana and orange groves found in the Taurus mountains. You will visit Alanya’s largest cave, the Dim Cave. For the duration of the tour, you will be accompanied by a guide. You will be served an open buffet lunch on the Dim River. You will have the opportunity to swim in the water park found on the Dim River or in the river’s cold water. If you want to, there will be sections where you can fish. You will be provided with all the equipment to fish. You will receive information about rural life in the villages found above the Dim Dam. If you want, you can taste the flatbread pastries made by the village ladies. After that and after visiting the village school and the mosque, we will head back towards Alanya.

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4 - Kizilkule

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5 - İncekum, Alanya

   26 km away

İncekum, Alanya is a village in the District of Alanya, Antalya Province, Turkey.

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6 - Shore Excursions in Alanya

When you are visiting Alanya, Tandem Paragliding is the one of the best activities to do. With our professional trained and official certified Pilots by FAI (Federation Aeronautics International) we offer you a breathtaking and royal tandem paragliding experience. Enjoy the beautiful view over Alanya, starting point's altitude is 700m, the turquoise-blue sea and the castle from up to 1.000 m height. Whether a relaxed flight in the thermals or exciting flight manoeuvres. We fulfill your wishes and expectations and if you dare, you can take over the control of the paraglider for a short time. The crowning glory is the landing on the world famous white sandy beach of Cleopatra.

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7 - Mediterranean Sea

   31 km away
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8 - Sightseeing Cruises in Alanya

A lazy day out on a double-decker wooden boat with the scenery of picturesque coastline of Alanya. Relax on the boat, hone your tan while the boat sails along historical Castle Peninsula that includes three famous caves: Pirates, Lovers and Phosphorus Cave and golden sandy Cleopatra Beach. During the cruise you will have a chance to see sea turtles and, if you are lucky, to meet even the wild dolphins. Unlimited food and soft drinks included.

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9 - Rafting in Alanya

Jump on the boat and raft down the mountain river rapids. A lot of fun for the whole family is guaranteed as you swim in a group of 12 people. No experience needed. You will swim downstream on dinghies with an experienced instructor on a 8-miles (13km) distance overcoming numerous of cascades. Rafting is a sport that everyone should try once in their lifetime, so don't miss the chance to take on this adventure.

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10 - Archaeology Tours in Alanya

Visit places of ancient Myra and Demre where real Saint Nicholas used to live and work. On this trip with lunch included, you will bust all the myths related to the Saint Nicholas and we will go for a cruise on the sea to sunken Atlantida – Kekova Island.

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Why should you visit Alanya ?

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Alanya the Famous seaside resort on the Turkish Riviera.

The city is built on a rocky wall between Cleopatra beach and the Eastern beach. 

The hinterland will inspire hiking enthusiasts. 

They will be able to take beautiful walks in the heart of Mount Taurus and admire the magnificent panoramas of the valley and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea 

If you are looking for a change of scenery, a vacation in Turkey, in Alanya, will be ideal for you!

An imposing 13th century Seljuk castle dominates this rock and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites of the city.

Alanya has many restaurants, hotels, motels, cafes, and bars. 

The harbor is the meeting place for tourists;
The most fashionable disc jockeys come from all over the world to participate in the entertainment. 

People dance until the first light of the sun.
Alanya is also known for its annual "Beach Volleyball Tournament" which takes place at Cleopatra Beach: an attraction not to be missed

The charming atmosphere of Alanya is evident in the mildness of its climate and the splendor of its nature. 
The waterfalls, green forests, canyons, cool rivers, and fantastic caves in Alanya are special attractions preferred by tourists who come to Turkey.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Alanya

How is the climate in Alanya ?

The climate in Alanya is moderate and temperate throughout the year,

it can be relatively cold in winter.

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Alanya is rich in history and is an ideal place if you want to do some sightseeing during your vacation.

One of the landmarks of the city is of course the castle which dates back to the classical era.
The fortification stretches over a length of 6 km, along which you can walk and enjoy breathtaking views of the sea.

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