Mersin: The Orange County Under The Wings Of Taurus Mountains

Are you in the search for a great holiday? Turkey’s Mediterranean region offers some of the most amazing holiday locations. Mersin is undoubtedly is one of the greatest one with its incomparable nature and mild weather.

Enjoy swimming in crystal clear waters of Mediterranean, explore the ancient legacy of the lands and spend an unforgettable holiday in Mersin accompanied by the orange smells and bird songs.

Top attractions in Mersin


Located on the southeastern part of Turkey, on Taurus Mountains; Cilicia is known as the city of rebels. Rebelling should be so much easier when you are surrounded by the protective mountains, right? Like the Alamut Castle of Hassan-i Sabbah.


Are you interested in following the footsteps of the famous geographers Strabo, Piri Reis and well-celebrated Ottoman explorers and travelers Ibn Battuta and Evliya Celebi? Would you want to know what is so special about this town that attracted all these adveturers? OK, let’s see then.


Did you know that the real birthplace of Saint Nicholas is in Demre (Myra), Antalya? Well, now you know. Isn’t it amazing that a city has it all from natural wonders and great beaches to an incomparable historical legacy piled up for centuries. Antalya is known as the biggest city lying along the Mediterranean coast and one of the most popular tourism destinations of Turkey.

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