Enjoy the beautiful islands of Turkiye in the North Aegean
Gokceada, Bozcaada and Cunda, the three beautiful islands of Turkaegean, have welcomed their guests with the riches of the Aegean for centuries. The days on the islands start with delicious Turkish breakfasts in stone houses, continue swimming at lovely beaches, and end with enjoyable dinners at amazing traditional taverns.
By: Turkish Tourism
Located off the coast of Canakkale. Bozcaada, known as Tenedos in mythological texts, is noted for its crystal-clear waters, vineyards, and wines. The first landmark seen when arriving on the island, which is easily accessible by ferries departing from Geyikli Pier, is the Bozcada Castle. You can visit this castle and take pictures of the stunning island scenery. The other must-see attractions on the island are the Bozcaada Museum, Ayazma Monastery, Windmills, and Virgin Mary Church. Ayazma Beach and Aquarium Bay are two of the most popular swimming spots on the island. Bozcaada also offers a range of outdoor activities. You can enjoy the sea and wind by windsurfing at Cayir Beach or discover underwater life by diving in the blue depths in the tranquil coves. Another thing to do in Bozcaada is to visit the Polente Lighthouse and windmills located on the island's westernmost tip. Enjoying Bozcaada's famous wines while watching the sunset is an experience you will never forget. Bozcaada also offers unique vineyard routes with its vineyards and ancient winemaking traditions dating back 3,000 years.
The world's first and only "Cittaslow" island: Gokceada
Gokceada in the Northern Aegean, off the Gallipoli Peninsula, is a picturesque Turkeagean with authentic villages, warm winds, goats roaming the hills, a clean sea, and long beaches. With all of these features, the island has been the world's first and only "Cittaslow" island since 2011. Gokceada, one of the destinations with the most pristine coves and beaches in Türkiye, offers opportunities for diving, surfing, and swimming in its long beaches and turquoise waters. You can swim and windsurf at Aydincik Beach, with its 1200-metre-long beach and golden sand in Gokceada. Gizli Liman, Laz Bay, Yildiz Bay, and Mavi (Blue) Bay are the island's other pristine beaches. Gokceada combines a unique lifestyle with tranquillity and is also well-known for its architecture and cuisine.
A Fairy Tale in the TurkAegean: Cunda
Cunda, an island in the North Aegean that is beautiful in all seasons, is also known as Ali Bey Island. With its connection to the mainland by a short bridge, Cunda has very accessible access. The Taksiyarhis Church is a must-see attraction on the island. After restoration in 2011, the Neoclassical church, built in 1873, regained its original beauty: Today, the building functions as the Ayvalik Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Soaking up the view from the Asiklar Hill, tasting the Cunda delicacies in the courtyards of stone houses after wandering the cobblestone streets, swimming in the famous clean waters (Aquarium or Green Bay) of the island, and watching the colourful sunsets that paint the whole island red are among the must-have experiences on this island. Cunda is known for its tasty mezes and salads prepared with herbs so you can taste some of the best food and mezes in the Aegean on this island.
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