Red City: Bologna. Located in the north of Italy, the city is known as the Red City with its texture and appearance. There are many buildings in the city, especially revealing the medieval architecture. Bologna University, the oldest university in Europe, is located in this city. There are also places to visit in Piazza Maggiore, Fountain of Neptune, Archeology and Lamborghini Museum, Domenico Basilica and many more.
Sorrento Famous with Lemon Trees. Sorrento, one of the most popular regions of Italy, is also the region where the famous Amalfi Coast is located. The lemon trees in the region greet you with pleasant scents when you enter the city. Traveling and staying in the region is both extremely comfortable and enjoyable. When you visit Italy, you can stay in the Sorrento region and easily visit the surrounding islands and towns. The city has the characteristics Milan is one of the first cities that comes to mind when it comes to fashion! Milan, the capital of the Lombardy region, located in the north of the country, is a dynamic and cool city that creates big brands in different fields such as art, design, football, trade and automotive.of a center with this aspect.
Anyone who sets off from Rome must have a place in Florence! The Renaissance period started with the domination of Florence by the famous Medici family in the early 15th century and the support of the arts under the leadership of Lorenzo from the Medici family. We recommend you to spend at least 1 day in Florence, where world famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo live!
Venice is Northern Italy's most romantic city on the Adriatic Sea. This is a port city but its geography makes it extraordinary! The islands, large and small, surrounded by blue waters scattered in the Venetian Lagoon are intriguing. The canals that increase the excitement of those who plan to visit the city are the most beautiful adornment of Venice.
Lake Como is definitely one of the routes you shouldn't miss if you're near Milan! Lake Como is located in the north of Milan, right on the Swiss border. The Y-shaped lake is known as Italy's third largest lake and there are dozens of different towns around it such as Como, Tremezzo, Menaggio, Bellagio, Varenna, Lecco.
Anatolia has been home to civilisations between wars and defeats for centuries. Anatolia, which keeps a different history and a different civilization in every corner, continues to win the admiration of many people because of these historical monuments. The historical monuments, which have traces of other civilizations in every corner, are sometimes on the top of a mountain and sometimes waiting for visitors by the sea.
It is an impressive country with its fascinating history, exciting cities and rich cultural traditions. There are historical structures from many periods, from ancient castles highlighting the pictorialism of the countryside, to colleges dating back to the Middle Ages, to ancient Roman sites and hundreds of years of royal palaces.
When talking about Athens, the first image that comes to everyone's eyes is probably the Parthenon in the Athens Acropolis. A trip to Athens is not complete without visiting the Acropolis, which also includes Propylaia, Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike. You should definitely visit the Acropolis Museum on the slopes of the hill.
Delphi, one of the important religious centers in ancient Greece, is located at the foot of the Parnassos Mountain in the middle of the country. In addition to Delphi Temple, which was accepted as the "center of the world" at that time and home to Delphi Kahini, there are also magnificent buildings such as the Temple of Apollo, ancient theater, hippodrome, gymnasium, and the Stoa of the Athenians.
Situated in the Thessaly region in Central Greece, Meteora continues to fascinate visitors for centuries. In addition to many monasteries built on high cliffs, it is also a very popular destination for outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountaineering, camping and canoeing.
The historic city center of Rhodes Island is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The sect's architectural and cultural heritage can be seen in the center of the island, where it has dominated for many years, which was named the Knights of St. John when it was founded, then the Knights of Rhodes, and later the Knights of Malta. Stony roads, gothic towers, exquisite churches, the castle and mansion of Kastelo, the center of the sect, and the Renaissance buildings added over time, take visitors to time travel.
Located on the Peloponnesian Peninsula, Mistra was a very powerful city in the last two decades of the Byzantine period. The city protected by walls and the palace rising on the hill in the middle attract thousands of tourists every year. Today, you will admire the city surrounded by magnificent nature, its streets, mini squares and frescoes.
Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, has had a more cosmopolitan structure in history, perhaps even than the capital Athens. In addition to the house where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was born, numerous protected churches, Greek and Roman monuments (e.g. Rotunda from the 4th century), Ottoman buildings (e.g. the White Tower built in the 15th century) and the entertainment district in the old city center Ladadika is also among the city's attractions.
Knossos Palace, built during the Minoan (Crete) Civilization, is located on the outskirts of Heraklion. The palace, which is one of the places that history lovers should never miss in Greece, is the most voluminous example of Minos palace / mansion architecture today, albeit partially. The old palace dated 2000 BC, which is located on an area of 20 thousand square meters, was destroyed by an earthquake and a new one was immediately built. According to Greek mythology, King Minos imprisoned the half-human, half-bull Minotaur, the son of his wife, born of his relationship with a bull, in an underground labyrinth he had built here.
Corfu Island, located at the confluence of the Adriatic and Ionian seas, off the border with Albania and Greece, is one of the most popular islands in Greece travel lists. In addition to the sea and sand, the historical and cultural richness of the Old Town, which dates back to the 8th century, attracts thousands of tourists to the island every year. Traces of Venetian, British, French and Greek cultures can be traced on the facades of neo-classical houses, shops, cafes and hostels in narrow streets, fused with each other.
We are not tired of repeating; You should stop by Mykonos, one of the most enjoyable islands not only in Greece but also in the whole world! In the city, which is subject to extremely strict conservation laws and where it is almost forbidden to hammer nails in the old city center, interestingly the prices are not as high as thought. It is possible to have a wonderful holiday by arranging cheap flights and hostels / hotels such as September-October. Besides the distinctive and clean beaches and the quaint island streets, an incredible variety of nightlife that appeals to all walks of life awaits you. You will surely pass through the ‘Little Venice you see in the photo on your evening stroll.
The small city, which is the administrative center of the province of Argolis in the Peloponnese, is the first capital of Greece after breaking away from the Ottomans and one of the hidden treasures not well known to foreign tourists. Nafplion, which the Greeks describe as “the most romantic places in the country”, resembles movie sets with neoclassical houses, cafes, churches, bougainvillea gardens and mini squares. You can experience an incredibly romantic sunset (or sunrise) by climbing the 18th century castle.
When the Greek travel talk passes, it is safe to mention Santorini, which somehow takes place in almost all tourism surveys every year. The volcanic island, one of the Cyclades, is officially a paradise with its white houses on the slopes overlooking the sea, ancient ruins, local wines, and sexy nightlife. The best part is that it promises an exquisite holiday with its mild (but slightly windy) climate even in the 'off season' times.
Barcelona, memorable with Sagrada Familia, which is one of the examples of modern architecture, Park Güell, Casa Mila and Casa Batllo, which reflect Gaudi's art, La Rambla Street where the heart of the city beats; The Picasso Museum, where you can view Picasso's works, offers many popular stops to visit, including the Barcelona Aquarium located near Port Vell and the Nou Camp, the shrine of FC Barcelona, one of the best football clubs in the world.
The capital Madrid, which is indispensable for the list of places to visit in Spain, has the power to take you on a cultural and artistic journey from the Prado Museum, famous for its artworks and collections, to the Royal Palace of Madrid, from Almudena Cathedral to the Debod Temple of Ancient Egyptian culture. You can start your tour from Puerta del Sol in Madrid, which is home to many museums with collections of art-loving businessmen; You can taste the flavors of Spain in the cafes and restaurants in the square.
Cordoba, one of the historical cities of Spain, is one of the stops with the traces of the past; In this city, which has hosted many different religions in history, architects such as the Kurtuba Mosque, Roman Bridge, Synagogue and Andalusia Museum prove this. The colorful Old Town Street, Viana Museum and the Royal Palace, which has been preserved since the 8th century, are among the places to visit in Cordoba.
Granada, known as Gırnata, is known as a Spanish city that still carries traces of Islamic culture especially in terms of architecture and is remembered for its famous Alhambra Palace. Reflecting the ancient cultural texture of Albayzin, Granada offers a wide route from the city's square Plaza Nueva to Granada Cathedral, which you can visit, from the visually wonderful Gerealife Gardens to the Sacromonte Quarter, which attracts attention with its picturesque view.
Located in today's Andalusia Region, Sevilla is among the most visited cities in Spain today, thanks to its historical heritage. Alcazar Palace and Plaza de Espana clearly reflect this harmonious structure of the city in Seville, where Islamic culture is also felt in architecture. With Maria Luisa Park, Seville Cathedral and Torre del Oro, an observation tower, Seville, Spain, one of the most beautiful cities in the country, is among the places to visit.
Valencia, which was founded by the Roman Empire and represents power with its name and texture, is a timeless city that can keep up with modern life while preserving its traditional structure. This historical city, which stands out as it keeps the past alive as it is today, is also home to warm scenes of nature, a turquoise sea, beaches and entertainment life. Valencia Cathedral, Turia Gardens, Ceramic and Decorative Arts Museum, Torres de Quart and Llotja de la Seda are among the top sights to see in Valencia.
Toledo, which has been under the rule of different civilizations over time, offers a rich cultural heritage due to the different civilizations it has witnessed in the past. Housing many historical buildings such as Santa Maria Cathedral, Toledo Palace, Santa Cruz Museum, El Transito Synagogue and El Salvador Church, Toledo presents the historical texture of Spain in its most traditional form.
El Born: El Born is one of the places where restaurants, cafes, boutiques and vintage shops gather and spend time. Getting lost in the streets of El Born, east of La Rambla on the map, will be enough to explore this district.
El Gotic Quarter: The Gothic Quarter, as its name suggests, is a neighborhood where most of the buildings were built with gothic figures and bear the traces of the Gothic period. In the Gothic Quarter, you can visit Barcelona Cathedral, Sant Jeume Square, Picasso Museum and Santa Maria del Mar Church.
Gracia: It is possible to find many cafes and boutiques in Gracia, a district where tourists do not know much and do not spare time and where mostly locals live. If you have spent as long as 1 week for Barcelona, we definitely recommend you to spend half a day for Gracia.