6km’s of rugged city walls among the best preserved in the Ancient World, Prehistoric Cave Paintings and Bird Watchers’ Paradise. If you ever needed a place where the egg on your plate at breakfast was in the chicken yesterday or the fish on your plate at dinner was in the lake that morning and the […]
The Aegean Region is an agricultural cornucopia centred around Izmir, a city located on a splendid gulf opening onto the Aegean.
It is fed by a number of rivers rising in the east and fed from the Central Anatolian Plateau, the most notable one of which is the Menderes, or Meander of ancient times.
The reliable summer climate produces olives, figs, pears, peaches, apples, sunflowers, tobacco, cotton, grapes and the world famous sultanas from the Sultan mountains as well as an astounding market garden.
Rainfall averages about 645 mm/25 inches per year and temperatures range from -8 C/18 F to 43 C/109 F, with an average humidity of 69%.
Ancient spas, fabled libraries and Caravanserais
Covering all the principle sites of Aegean and Mediterranean Turkey and Cappadocia.