Alanya guide for lifestyle, entertainment and attractions


Alanya Main Attractions

Rafting Koprucay and the Koprulu National Park

Koprucay River winds its way down from the Taurus Mountains. Forging its way through a number of striking canyons, the flow is fed by underground springs, becoming a mighty river that eventually empties into the Mediterranean Sea. This river is known ... read more

104 km to Alanya |

Aspendos Theatre

This incredible structure is the best-preserved Greco-Roman theatre in the world. Once part of the ancient city of Aspendos, the theatre could hold around 7,000 people. Aspendos Theatre was built around 155 AD and was designed by the Greek archite ... read more

94 km to Alanya |


This ancient Greek city is just fifteen kilometres east of Antalya, on the coastal plain. It's certainly worth a day trip to see the incredible acropolis that dates back to the Bronze Age. Perge was founded around 1000 BC, its founders building it ... read more

112 km to Alanya |

Davraz Ski Resort

This ski resort must be one of the most picturesque in Turkey. Davraz Ski Centre sits within a 'golden triangle' of three crystal clear lakes, and skiers here enjoy spectacular views and some top powder. The resort caters for everyone, from profe ... read more

130 km to Alanya |

Ski Saklikent

Turkey's reputation as a ski destination is slowly becoming well known around Europe. One resort at the forefront of ski development is Saklikent Ski Resort, known for its superb snow and long season. Saklikent's lifts and ski runs allow you to s ... read more

170 km to Alanya |

World Rally Championship

This action-packed summer spectacle takes place at the foot of the Totos and Bay mountains. Visitors from all over the world descend on Kemer to breathe in the fumes and experience the adrenaline of this unique festival. The dates change each year. ... read more

186 km to Alanya |

Belek Golf Region, Antalya

Belek is Turkey's undisputed golf capital. Its golf courses were designed by professional golf architects, who designed them to be as good as any top European course, as well as aiming to challenge keen golfers. Besides the climate and scenery, ... read more

100 km to Alanya |

Alanya Harbour's clubs and bars

Anyone seeking an action-packed night out need go no further than Alanya harbour. Locals and visitors flock to the harbour to wine, dine, enjoy cocktails and socialise. There are a large number of nightclubs and bars to suit everyone. From huge di ... read more

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Explore Alanya by jeep

Those who scale Alanya's Taurus Mountains on a jeep safari are rewarded by stunning views - as well as homemade Turkish bread. Four-by-four jeep tours offer a different view of Turkish life, travelling through small villages and experiencing firs ... read more

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Rafting on Alanya's waters

Adventure-seekers can get their adrenaline pumping on a rafting trip on Alanya's crystal clear rivers. It's a scenic two-hour drive to Koprulu Canyon National Park, where the rapidly flowing water will make even the most hardy thrill seeker's heart b ... read more

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Alanya Museum

This museum is a treasure-seeker's delight, displaying the most significant historical discoveries from around the region. At the top of the must-see list is a fifty-one centimetre bronze statue of the Greek hero Hercules. Discovered near Alanya, the ... read more

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Manavgat Waterfalls

Cool off in the mists of one of the country's most beautiful waterfalls. Located in a picturesque, green setting, the fast-flowing water surges powerfully over a wide arc of rocks. It's a great spot for a family picnic and a fresh-air stroll and just ... read more

64 km to Alanya |

Mount Tahtali Ski Resort, Kemer, Antalya

It's not everywhere in the world you can sun yourself on a beach and frolic in the snow all in the same day. When soaking up the sun on a sandy beach becomes too much, cool off on snowy Mount Tahtali. The 4350-metre cableway transporting you to the ... read more

180 km to Alanya |

Alanya's Red Tower - Kizil Kule

This famous tower is considered to be a main landmark of Alanya, obtaining its name (Kizil Kule) from its red bricks. Built in the 13th Century and later restored in 1948, and is one of the best preserved buildings in Alanya. This magnificent tow ... read more

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Damlatas Cave

The Damlatas Cave was discovered in 1948 by workmen carrying out quarrying work at Damlatas Beach. The 13.5 metre long, 15 metre high cave remains a humid twenty two degrees all year round. Visitors flock to the cave to see the colourful stalactites ... read more

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13th Century Seljuk Castle

This castle was built in the thirteenth century by Seljuk Turks, who ruled the land of Anatolia prior to the Ottoman Turks. Most of the castle was built after the city's conquest in 1220 by Alaeddin Keykubad I as part of a building campaign that incl ... read more

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