This year has been challenging for everyone. The process of getting used to the new order continues. In this process, many plans were postponed or canceled due to coronavirus. Consequently, many people could not go on vacation. In other words, when talking about stress and fear of illness, nobody could listen with good taste. But don't worry! Istanbul is such a beautiful city; its beauty has spread to the places on the coast. Here are ten quiet and peaceful locations that we have compiled for you, where you can relax without getting too far from Istanbul.
Ağva's summer is beautiful, and its winter is unparalleled. In winter, it is not as busy as in summer. Moreover, it is so close to Istanbul that you can even go for a day. A location that never regrets those who go with its nature and clean air. Moreover, there are restaurants and cafes suitable for every budget in Agva. A great place to start the day with a delicious breakfast!
If you want to swim or sunbathe, we recommend you to go to Kilyos in summer. But if you are looking for a quiet and peaceful holiday without the beach crowd, Kilyos is just for you in the winter season! When you go, you should visit Kilyos Castle and the Historical Plane Tree. At the same time, Kilyos is a fishing town. For this reason, it is possible to eat the freshest fish there every season you visit. You can have a picnic, camp, and immerse yourself in the peaceful environment of nature.
The Acarlar Longozu is worth seeing with its scenic views like postcards. It is also known as one of the largest longoz in the world. It would be best if you visited this natural wonder, spread over an area of 7.5 km, in winter.
Moreover, the roots of all the trees living there are underwater! Its beauty and difference come from here. The Acarlar Longozu is a holiday location where you can find peace with your family or alone.
4. Pink Rocks / Sakarya
If you want to have a quiet holiday away from the crowd for a few days, Kerpe Rocks, known as Pink Rocks, is for you. Moreover, it is such a calm place in the winter months... Take your coffee and watch the sea dance with the rocks. There are also accommodation places and restaurants suitable for every budget in the region. There are even camping areas. However, if you intend to camp, we recommend that you prepare according to the weather conditions.
It is a must-go place for those looking for calmness and peace. Especially in winter, you can take long walks, listen to yourself, or have a pleasant time with your loved ones in a quiet atmosphere away from the crowd. If you want to have a peaceful and fun holiday, don't forget to reserve your place at the Elite World Sapanca Convention&Wellness Center! You can have an extremely comfortable holiday at Elite World Sapanca Convention&Wellness Center, which offers a service that strictly adheres to hygiene standards. You can experience peaceful moments with lake and forest views, and return to city life in a completely renovated and stress-free way.
It would be a big mistake in winter to want to take a little vacation and not visit Polonezköy. There are many activities you can do in this place, which is covered with snow in winter. You can take a ride with horses, watch the snow views while sipping your hot chocolate by the fireplace, and light a barbecue. While you can hear the sound of the snow under your feet, you can take great walks in the forest.
7. Prince Islands
There isn't any person who goes to the Prince Islands and doesn't find peace. Even the landscapes seen while going are enough to rest one's soul. Walking the cobblestone roads, witnessing all kinds of landscapes, feeling the history while passing by the old mansions... One can find peace in the Islands just by walking.
You can have a picnic, taste delicious trout in restaurants, or enjoy the beautiful views while sipping your coffee at this location after a journey of nearly one and a half hours.
While the noisy and crowded atmosphere of the summer season is dispersed, it is time to go to Riva. You can start the day with a great breakfast and complete the day by having a picnic on the almost empty beaches now. You can also have your meal in restaurants suitable for you and visit Riva Castle and its small market.
People usually go to Şile towards the end of summer and summer. For this reason, those who want calmness should go to Şile during the winter season. There are many places to visit and see in Şile. Historical Şile Castle, Lighthouse, historical baths, and churches are just a few of them. Moreover, there are many natural beauties. You should stop by Saklıköy and Ağlayan Kaya.
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