Discover Turkey in photos

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Embark on a journey to the gateway to Asia with our selection of the most beautiful photos of Turkey!

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Today, we take you to the gateway to Asia to discover the incredible diversity that Turkey has to offer. Ancient ruins, mosques and palaces, picturesque villages and heavenly beaches… Turkey is bursting with treasures to be discovered in our top 35 photos!

A land dotted with vestiges

Rich in history, Turkey’s heritage bears witness to the many civilizations that have left their mark on the country. Today, this imprint is reflected in the many archaeological sites and remains found throughout the country.

From Göreme and its fabulous fairy chimney rock formations to the mysterious statues that dominate the Nemrut Dağı mountain, discover the archaeological treasures that dot the country through our selection of shots.

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Nemrut DağıPhoto credit: Shutterstock – kataleewan intarachote

Le Théâtre de l'ancienne ville des Aphrodisias, Aydin, Turquie

The Theatre of the Ancient City of Aphrodisias, Aydin, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Yulia Kupeli

La vieille ville de Kaleici et la plage de Konyaalti dans la station balnéaire d'Antalya, en Turquie

The old town of Kaleici and Konyaalti beach in the seaside resort of Antalya, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – IgorZh

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Göreme National Park and Cappadocian rock artPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Michelle Silke

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Ephesus, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – muratart

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Hattusa, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Stylone

Vestiges de l'ancienne cite de Milet

Remains of the ancient city of MiletPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Nejdet Duzen

The beauty of Turkey’s beaches and coastline

If there’s one other facet of Turkey that’s well worth a visit, it’s its magnificent beaches! On the Aegean or Mediterranean coasts, discover the beauty of these stretches of sand and their turquoise waters.

La plage splendide du lagon bleu d'Ölüdeniz

The splendid beach of Ölüdeniz blue lagoonPhoto credit: Shutterstock – muratart

La plage de Kaputas, en Turquie, située entre les villes de Kas et Kalkan

Kaputas beach between the towns of Kas and KalkanPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Lilly Trott

Baie du Paradis près de Kemer, Turquie

Paradise Bay near Kemer, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Olga Gavrilova

Palamutbuku Beach view in Datca Peninsula of Turkey

Palamutbuku Beach, Datca PeninsulaPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Nejdet Duzen

Charming, picturesque villages

For lovers of peace and authenticity, we invite you to discover Turkey and its picturesque villages! Nestled in the heart of a natural setting or on the water’s edge, they shape the landscape while offering precious peace and quiet.

Between traditional houses and charming little streets, let our selection of photos transport you to these timeless places.

Maisons de village sur les pentes de montagne. Uludag, Bursa

Village houses on mountain slopes, Uludag, BursaPhoto credit: Shutterstock – ozkan ulucam

Le village de Cumalikizik, un village ottoman vieux de 700 ans en Turquie

The village of Cumalikizik, a 700-year-old Ottoman village in TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Mazur Travel

Vue de rue de Bodrum en Turquie

Street view of Bodrum, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Nejdet Duzen

Çeçeva village de Rize, Turquie

Çeçeva village of Rize, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Cagla calisir

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Village of Kuyucak, Turkish province of IspartaPhoto credit: Shutterstock – YoncaEvren

Maisons ottomanes traditionnelles à Amasya, Turquie

Traditional Ottoman houses in Amasya, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Boris Stroujko

Village de Halfeti avec mosquée coulée dans la province turque de Sanliurfa

Village of Halfeti with sunken mosque in the Turkish province of SanliurfaPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Nejdet Duzen

Vieille maison de village à Birgi, Izmir, Turquie

Old village house in Birgi, Izmir, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – MehmetO

Between emblematic cities, mosques and palaces

How can you describe Turkey without mentioning its cultural treasures? From must-see monuments to palaces and mosques, a majestic discovery awaits you.

Straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul alone is home to a number of cultural wonders: the famous Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Galata Tower and the impressive Bosphorus Bridge, which links the two continents.

Vue sur Sainte-Sophie, journée ensoleillée à Istanbul

View of Saint Sophia on a sunny day in IstanbulPhoto credit: Shutterstock – AlexAnton

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Hot-air balloon over Galata Tower, IstanbulPhoto credit: Shutterstock – muratart

Le pont de pierre et la mosquée Sabanci, Adana, Turquie

The Stone Bridge and Sabanci Mosque, Adana, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – muratart

Le palais Ishak Pasha près de Dogubayazit, Turquie

Ishak Pasha Palace near Dogubayazit, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – muratart

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Interior of the Blue Mosque, IstanbulPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Artur Bogacki

la mosquée de Suleymaniye, Istanbul

Suleymaniye Mosque, IstanbulPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Luciano Mortula – LGM

Palais de Dolmabahce à Istanbul, Turquie

Street view of Bodrum, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Gelia

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View of the Bosphorus Bridge, IstanbulPhoto credit: Shutterstock – sadefiltrekahve

Turkey’s natural treasures

If Turkey has everything to seduce history buffs, culture lovers and beach bums, it also has a lot to offer nature lovers.

From the white paradise of Pamukkale to the natural wonders of national parks and mountains, escape to the heart of nature with our selection of photos.

Yenice, Karabuk Turkey

Yenice, Karabuk TurquieCrédit photo : Shutterstock – YusufOzluk

Yedigoller Park Bolu, Turquie

Yedigoller Park Bolu, TurquieCrédit photo : Shutterstock – muratart

Kastamonu, Turkey

Cascade Kastamonu, TurquieCrédit photo : Shutterstock – acyolac

Parc national de Bolu Golcuk

Parc national de Bolu GolcukCrédit photo : Shutterstock – aslan ozcan

Turquie. L'île d'Akdamar dans le lac Van

Akdamar Island in Lake VanPhoto credit: Shutterstock – WitR

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Pamukkale, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Serghei Starus

Canyon d'Horma, Parc national des Monts Kure

Horma Canyon, Kure Mountains National ParkPhoto credit: Shutterstock – TheTuna

vue sur la rivière de Coruh - Artvin, Turquie

View of the Coruh River, Artvin Province, TurkeyPhoto credit: Shutterstock – Nejdet Duzen

Map of hotels and accommodation – Turkey