”Land of the Legends”.
Turkey straddles eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.
It is bordered to the northwest by Greece and Bulgaria, to the north by the Black Sea, to the north east by Georgia, to the east by Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran, to the southeast by Iraq and Syria. To its south is the Mediterranean Sea and to its west is the Aegean Sea.
Capital city:- Ankara
Currency:- Turkish Lira (TRY)
Time zone:- GMT+3:00
We travelled through Turkey for 23 days, covering a total of 2100 miles.
Our main form of transport was by bus. The roads are in good condition throughout the country.
Click on the links at the top of this page to view more detailed information and photographs of the places we visited and what transport we used.