Listed here is a selection of events wacky, weird, or wonderful enough (or all three) to go out of your way for. It would be impossible to list all of the local or regional festivals — besides, this guide doesn’t attempt to list all of Turkey’s tourist destinations. But once arrived, keep your ear to the ground for colorful happenings.
Islam follows the lunar calendar, which is shorter than the Gregorian calendar by 11 days. The result is that Muslim religious holidays fall on different dates each year. The dates for religious holidays listed here are accurate for 2017.
Turkey has seven distinct geographic weather and climatic regions . You can get current weather forecasts from the Turkish State Meterological Service in English.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.