Address: Barbaros Blv. No:159 Gunaydin Apt. Gayrettepe,
Phone: +90 212 299 99 80
Fax: +90 212 299 99 79
Canakkale is unsurpassable!
The meaning of this sentence depends on the legendary Battle of Çanakkale during the 1st World War. Today mostly local and additionally Australian & New Zealand tourists visit Canakkale to see the historical battlefields & martyrdoms of their ancestors.
As a destination Canakkale offers both cultural excursion options & leisure opportunities mostly on the islands and is definitely an integrated destination to combine travel, adventure and business with different kind of accommodation opportunities.
Canakkale is located on the first strait that links the Aegean Sea to the Blacksea. The city has a mild climate that provides suitable atmosphere for visits on spring, summer and early autumn. It is possible to arrange a relaxed holiday at the beaches only 12 km away from the city center or at lively atmosphere of Bozcaada or Gokceada – islands in Aegean Sea. Just like Balikesir, Canakkale also has coasts both on Aegean Sea and Marmara Sea. Although there are several summer possibilities in Canakkale, the city itself is mostly visited by local tourists, still islands are preferred by international visitors, as well. It is possible to find small boutique hotels in the city center or 4 or 5 star hotels with large number of guest rooms and meeting rooms only a few kilometers away from the city center. Still it is preferable to stay in the small boutique hotels on islands to enjoy the fun islands offer.
The city thought to be the site of the Homeric legend of the Trojan Wars. Before passing to one of the islands do not miss to visit the Troy and learn the myths of the historical icon.
Beyond all, Canakkale is the city of legendary and heroic memories of the Turkish Republic. Visiting Galipoli peninsula is an emotional excursion for Turks since this visit reminds them the Battle of Çanakkale during the 1st World War. The Gallipoli campaign of 1915 is hugely important for people in Turkey. Over nine long months, the soldiers of the Ottoman Empire fought bravely to defend their homeland from a multinational invasion. Around 87,000 Turkish soldiers lost their lives in the battle. In Turkey, the phrase “Spirit of Çanakkale (Gallipoli Peninsula)” refers to a spiritual power that helps humans to achieve the impossible.
Istanbul Airport – Çanakkale Airport flight duration : App. 1 hour & 5 minutes
Çanakkale Airport – Çanakkale City Center : 2 km – app. 6 minutes driving distance
Visiting the wine cellars and try delicious local wines at Bozcaada.