This part of Turkey is mostly the first step for visiting Turkey as The Beautiful Istanbul is in this region.


Balikesir, Bilecik, Bursa, Canakkale, Edirne, Istanbul, Kirklareli, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Tekirdag, Yalova

Marmara Regionlies on the north west corner of Turkey, connecting Europe and Asia with two important straits. First one, the Dardanelles Strait (Canak kale Bogazi), has extreme strategic importance and was the scene Battle of Galli polli in the first world war. The second strait where Europe and Asia get as close as possible to each other, is the Bosphorus of Istanbul.

Istanbul is the heart of both this region and Turkey. Although it is not the capital, Istanbul is the business and industrial center of Turkey. With a population of around 15 million, Istanbul possesses around half of the industrial production and wealth of the country.


Marmara region has a very rich history as well. As it is transit point you can see a lot of highlights from ancients civilazations, but mostly from By zantine and ottoman empieres.The traces of Ottoman Empire can be seen very closely in the threecapitalcities of the empire, all in this region. Bursa was the first capital, followed by Edirne. Istanbul was the third and last capital of Ottomans, as well as the capital of Byzantium. This magnificent city still possesses an intense historyal ongwit hits modern and rapidly developing identity.

Going couple thousands of years back in history, you can also see the ancient city of Troy close to Dardanelles in this region, with a replica of the Trojan horse from the epic battle of Troy.

You can also enjoy at the beaches espeacially at the Balikesir and Çanakkale, basically Marmara region all provinces have their own speciality, if you enjoy history, if you enjoy beach, if you enjoy scenery….You can find all here.

…Just A Few Sample Itineraries


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