Izmir

Hotels in Izmir

For a city break on Turkey’s Aegean coast, look no further than İzmir. It may not have the sandy beaches and big resorts of other towns along the Mediterranean, but what it lacks in tourist life it more than makes up for with its cosmopolitan culture.

Whether you’re using İzmir as a base for exploration, or simply want to spend a few sunny afternoons in the waterfront cafes of the Kordon, you’ll find plenty of excellent places to stay in İzmir. Although the city often flies under the tourist radar it still has a good selection of accommodation to choose from, with apartments, guesthouses, and big hotels available throughout the city centre, old town, and waterfront neighbourhoods.

In ancient times İzmir was known as Smyrna, and was famed for its figs. The figs still grow, but these days the city is better known as the gateway to the Aegean (thanks to the nearby airport). Now the third largest city in Turkey, İzmir effortlessly combines history and modernity. Wide boulevards lined with glass fronted buildings provide the city’s modern face, while the winding streets of the bazaar and the ancient Greek and Roman ruins in the Agora Open Air Museum offer a glimpse into the city’s 7000 year past.

Hotels in İzmir offer the perfect base for discovering the rest of the region, especially if you hire a car. The coast between İzmir and Canakkale is dotted with natural beaches and quiet coves to explore, while history buffs will enjoy visits to ancient sites such as Ephesus. Hot springs, pastoral villages, and a huge selection of historic mosques and churches can all be found a short drive from İzmir.

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