Sailing Turkey to the Unique Town of Kalkan

By MedSailors Crew
on  September 04, 2016

The so-called Turquoise Coast of Turkey has many wonderful places to visit, but one of the most impressive is the small but perfectly formed fishing town of Kalkan.

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One of Kalkan’s biggest draws is that although it is a popular tourist destination, it hasn’t been overtaken by the trappings such places usually have. Indeed, the preservation of the town’s history and culture is incredibly important to the people of Kalkan, and this means that the town now offers all the perks a modern tourist would expect but in a truly authentic traditional location. This is one of the reasons that many holiday-makers enjoying a sailing Turkey trip consider Kalkan to be one of the most sophisticated and impressive places to visit.

Aside from the wonderful architecture and traditional surroundings, Kalkan also offers one of the warmest welcomes anywhere in the Mediterranean region. Everyone you meet is so happy and proud of the area they live in that they love welcoming tourists and sharing such a wonderful environment with them. Be prepared for this hospitality when eating out in Kalkan, as you will be spoilt rotten!

It is little surprise then that so many people come back to Kalkan year after year – and with visitors seeing the town as unlike any other in Turkey, there’s never been a better time to see what all the fuss is about.

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