Turkey islands map
Map of Turkey islands. Turkey islands map (Western Asia - Asia) to print. Turkey islands map (Western Asia - Asia) to download. There are around 500 islands and islets in the seas of Turkey as its shown in Turkey islands map. Cosmopolitan or secluded, with unique characters, beautiful beaches and lush green mountains, Turkish islands promise you a dreamy holiday. Some islands are destinations within themselves for summer breaks, while others make interesting day trips while on your travels. Even the sprawling metropolis of Istanbul has an island group just a ferry ride away for those who need a breather from city slicker life. For Turkish city-siders looking for high-class, stylish beach vacations, Bozcaada island in the Aegean Sea is a relaxed getaway heaven. For a sense of laid-back, rural island life, it does not get much better than Gökçeada.
Also called Alibey Island, Cunda sits just offshore from the North Aegean Coast town of Ayvalik and is linked to the mainland by a causeway. The island historic old town contains many remnants of Ottoman Greek architecture and is prime aimless strolling territory. Sitting in the Sea of Marmara as its mentioned in Turkey islands map, Heybeliada is the second biggest island in Turkey. Kizkalesi Island holds the remains of a Byzantine castle (the name in English means "Maiden Castle"), with its well preserved ramparts and towers still jutting grandly up from the rocky shore. Büyükada is the largest island in the Princes Islands group and the most popular island escape from Istanbul. Built to guard the port during the Byzantine era, Kusadasi Castle sits on Pigeon Island (Güvercin Adasi) just offshore from the resort town of Kusadasi.