Antalya Tour Guide
Hit the Road to Antalya
Hit the Road to Antalya
Antalya is a very special destination known for its waterfalls, mysterious caves, wonderful beaches and magical ancient cities. "What to eat in Antalya?", "Where are the historical places of Antalya?" and "Which Antalya beaches should be visited?" We asked these popular questions to locals of Antalya, who know the city the best, and learnt their recommendations. As a result of the variety of recommendation we received, we agreed that the first thing to do to visit Antalya's unique spots and to have loads of fun is to rent a car. You can easily rent a car from the Budget Antalya car rental office and consider these suggestions and plan your tour route for Antalya after renting a car.
What to Eat in Antalya?
Antalya, one of the most popular cities in the Mediterranean Region, also dazzles with its rich cuisine. In this city, where every corner is a paradise, the famous serpme pastry, delicious kidney beans salad, Cretan kebab with artichoke, hülüklü soup, cive dish, Arabic kadayif, hibesh, stuffed laba, Alanyabohçası, Finike banana dessert, şilofta, Taurus salad and many more are waiting to be discovered. Of course, it is recommended to try kebab varieties as well as olive oil dishes unique to the Mediterranean!
Where to Have Breakfast in Antalya?
In Antalya, where the fascinating effect of blue and green is felt, there are breakfast places that offer options for every taste and budget. Pancakes, flatbreads, mixed breakfasts and many more are served in Antalya breakfast places. As always, it is up to you. You can make the most appropriate choice based on how you want to start the morning.
Where to Eat in Antalya?
Antalya, which has a magnificent atmosphere with its natural beauties and historical texture, promises a completely different pleasure for dinner. In the city which has a quite rich variety in terms of authentic, casual and luxurious restaurants, it is possible to try both local delicacies and elite flavors from the world cuisine. Since there are many popular restaurants in almost every district, it is recommended to choose the venue depending on the district.
Places to Visit in Antalya
Olimpos Bey Mountains National Park, about 40 km from the city center, should be one of your first stops in Antalya. The park offers the opportunity to see all the beauties of Antalya together. Phaselis and Olympos ancient cities, Yanartaş, Çıralı and Adrasan beaches are just some of the beauties waiting for you in this large park. Offering the opportunity to spend a day in the nature, the park is also one of the ideal camping areas in the Mediterranean.Kaş district, which is about 200 kilometers from Antalya, is a very special place where you should spare at least one day. Antiphellos, Simena and Xanthos ancient cities, rock tombs in Demre, sunken city of Kekova are among the places that Antalya locals recommend you to see in Kaş. Patara, one of Turkey's most beautiful beaches, is another beauty to be seen in Kaş. Even though it is crowded during summer months, Patara becomes the center of romantic walks with its unique atmosphere in the winter.
Those who will spend their day in the center can choose Konyaaltı or Mermerli beaches for a cool break. Lara Beach, 20 kilometers from the center of Antalya, and Belek, 45 kilometers away, are recommended beaches for enjoying the sea.
Historical Places of Antalya
One of the must-have places in your list of historical places to visit in Antalya is Side, which is about 80 kilometers from the center. The region, which we recommend to spend at least half a day, is a real treasure for those interested in history and architecture. Seleucia Ancient City and Temple of Apollo are among the places that locals of Antalya recommend you to see in Side.
Aspendos Bridge, 35 km from Side, is one of the places worth seeing. Also, while you are in Side, let us remind you that you should see the Manavgat Waterfall, which is 9 kilometers away.It may be fun to visit Aspendos, which is 36 kilometers away after Side. The theater built by the Romans in the 2nd century AD is the most magnificent part of Aspendos, founded by the Achaeans in the 10th century BC. You would not have fully discovered Antalya without seeing this impressive structure.
Nightlife in Antalya
Antalya is known not only for its historical and natural beauties, but also for having the most vibrant nightlife in the Mediterranean region. If you are going to spend the night in the city center, the people of Antalya recommend Kaleiçi. There are many bars in this historical region. Antalya is the home of nightlife not only with its city center but also with its hotels in Alanya, Belek, Kemer and along the coastline. In almost every period of the year, the region is flooded by local and foreign tourists.
Antalya Car Rental
You can rent a car from the Budget Antalya Airport car rental office, and then explore the city with pleasure. You can make your booking for renting a car in Antalya by phone or via our website.Address: Antalya Airport International Terminal Arrivals Lounge
Phone: (0242) 330 3395
AddressesOlympos Bey Mountains National Park: GöynükKemer Antalya
Antiphellos Ancient City: KalkanKaş Antalya
Simena Ancient City: Kale Village KaşYoluDemre Antalya
Xanthos Ancient City: KınıkKaş Antalya
Kekova Sunken City: Kekova Island Antalya
Patara Beach: Gelemiş Village Kas Antalya
Konyaaltı Beach: Muratpaşa Antalya
Mermerli Beach: Muratpaşa Antalya
Lara Beach: Lara Antalya
Temple of Apollo: Selimiye Side
Seleukia Ancient City: Selimiye Side
Aspendos Bridge: BelkısSerik
Manavgat Waterfall: Y. Hisar Manavgat
Aspendos Theater: Aspendos Ruins Serik