Many beautiful holiday destinations in Turkey stand out with their nature, fun atmosphere, and places to visit. We have a suggestion for those who have difficulty in choosing: Sapanca! Sapanca, with its nature, places to visit, and its unique atmosphere finds its place among the favorite holiday locations of recent years. Sapanca, which is connected to Sakarya, is a charming holiday town, especially away from the noise and stress of the city, dazzling with its magnificent nature. So why should you choose Sapanca when planning your holiday? What to do and where to stay in Sapanca? Let's find the answers to these questions together.
1. A Wonder of Nature: Sapanca Lake
Sapanca Lake, surrounded by forests as far as the eye can see, welcomes vacationers as a natural wonder with its 40 square kilometers wide area. Sapanca is a must-see place with its coastal plant species and clear blue water. The roads surrounded by trees and vegetable orchards also fascinate you. Sapanca Lake is a frequent destination for those who want to spend their weekends in peace. When the deep blue water of the lake and the green of nature come together, a corner of paradise emerges.
2. Have a Pleasant Time at the Facilities by the Lake
Sapanca Lake offers touristic facilities, accommodation, and activities around the lake for those who want to get away from the noise and stress of the city. Before the end of the summer months, you can immerse yourself in the deep blue glacial waters from the beaches by the lake, or if you are interested in water sports, you can participate in many activities. You can take a walk by Sapanca Lake in the morning and the evening and breathe the freshness of its magnificent nature. It will be waiting for you at the restaurants and cafes around the lake with its amazing tastes!
3. Visit Kırkpınar and Kurtköy.
Kırkpınar and Kurtköy towns are among the places you can easily reach when you come to Sapanca. If you happen to be in Sapanca, you should stop by these towns. Kurtköy has picnic areas, restaurants, and trout farms. Here you can taste the taste of trout made with its unique recipe. Kırkpınar, on the other hand, draws attention with its lush nature and hiking trails. When you come here, you can enjoy food and drinks at the restaurants and cafes in the area.
4. A Corner of Heaven: Maşukiye
Maşukiye, located between Sapanca and Pamukova, is a town with climate conditions that are rare in the world. It draws attention with its refreshing air in the summer months. Since the lake is not very deep in Maşukiye, you can swim comfortably; If you want, you can do activities such as surfing or sailing. Another option is to take a stroll around the lake with boats. In this region, you can eat at restaurants where many versions of trout are made, and if you like fishing, you can also fish in the lake. In addition, the water of the lake in this region is so clean that it is drinkable!
5. Visit the Historical Ruins
Sapanca's history goes back to the years before Christ. Although it is said that Phrygians lived in this region in the early days of Sapanca, it was the British Kingdom that established the permanent settlement. There are many historical artifacts and ruins in Sapanca, which is home to many more civilizations. There are about 60 registered houses in the region that have reached the present day from the 1800s. In addition, sarcophagi from the Byzantine period are exhibited in the garden of the Government House in the center. You must visit these historic places!
6. Visit Ottoman Architectural Artifacts
In Sapanca, which has a historical richness, many architectural works have survived from the Ottoman period. Chief among these is a historical arch built by Mimar Sinan. You can visit the inns, baths, and mosques that remained in the Ottoman period. You should see the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, which was built for the vizier of Suleiman the Magnificent, Rüstem Pasha. You can witness history by visiting these works in the district center.
7. Renew Yourself Thanks to Its Magnificent Nature
Sapanca is also a very special location due to its soil structure and climate characteristics. Sapanca, which has a rich flora, is home to many living things thanks to its low salt soil structure with the harmony of moisture and oxygen content. So much so that there are more than 100 kinds of plants in Sapanca! It is possible to enjoy this magnificent nature by walking or cycling in Sapanca, which hosts every shade of green. You can also enjoy the serenity and freedom by walking around the tracks.
8. Wander the Streets of Sapanca
One of the things you should do when you come to Sapanca is to explore the streets of Sapanca. In the center of Sapanca, you can wander the streets, examine the magnificent architectural works and see the charming Sapanca houses. You can also buy gifts for yourself and your loved ones by shopping at the shops in the bazaar. Take a photo while doing this.
9. Add color to your holiday with Elite World Sapanca Hotel
Elite World Sapanca, located in the beautiful nature of Sapanca, promises you a dream holiday with its quality service and professional staff. While enjoying your holiday and the view in its clean and spacious rooms, you can also benefit from the facilities offered by Elite World Sapanca. If you want to have a dream holiday with your family and loved ones, you can visit www.eliteworldhotels.com.tr and contact Elite World Sapanca Hotel for detailed information.