How to spend top weekend in Antalya - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Köprüçay River Rafting

If you are tired of hot weather and your peaceful vacation in Antalya, consider trying rafting in the clean mountain river of Köprüçay. It is located in a nature reserve famous for its incredibly beautiful landscapes. The temperature of water in the river is always 14 oC even during a hot day. Before the adventure starts, you will get all the necessary gear and listen to precautions and safety measures.
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An experienced instructor will teach you how to control the boat. During rafting, the instructor will be with you and will always be ready to help. Such an adventure lasts from half an hour to three hours depending on the route chosen. In the middle of the way, you will make a stop to relax, enjoy freshly caught fish, and admire the nature. After that, you will continue rafting.
It is better not to take a camera with you because you will hardly have time to take pictures and the expensive device can be damaged by water. As this rafting tour is organized by professionals, when you reach the most spectacular areas of the route, a professional photographer will take several pictures. You will get a series of emotional pictures about this extreme adventure. Moreover, you will get pictures with two picturesque waterfalls and an ancient bridge on the background. Copyright
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Excursion to the Hidirlik Tower

If you want to see spectacular views of Antalya from the height of 14 meters and find out many interesting facts about the city’s landmarks, consider making an excursion to the Hidirlik Tower that has a shape of a drum. In the past, it was showing the way to adventurers and was also used as a fortress. Many consider the tower the most mysterious old construction in Antalya. According to old documents, the tower had a spiked cupola in the past, but it was destroyed later.
Antalya, Turkey If you come to Hidirlik from the eastern side, you will see a rectangular stone block that weights several tons. The purpose of that stone block is still not clearly known. Many scientists are sure that the building was used for religious purposes because its walls are decorated with beautiful frescoes. You will be able to see them during an excursion.
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A narrow ladder with round-shaped steps will take you to the top of the tower. You will have to walk slowly and move closer to the wall because there is a risk of falling down. Having reached the top, you will see the restoration performed yet by the Seljuks during the Middle Ages, admire the spectacular view of the bay and listen to interesting stories about the Hidirlik from the guide
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Diving in Antalya

If you are a fan of diving, mild climate and excellent visibility of up to 35 meters deep make it possible to explore the underwater world of the region. Moreover, scuba diving is available all year round here. If you have no experience in scuba diving but would like to try it, there are many diving schools that are ready to teach visitors. You can rent all the necessary gear in one of them as well and hire a professional instructor.
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The area between Lara and Konyaalti Beaches is the easiest one, especially if you are a beginner. There are rocky cliffs that are very comfortable and allow diving up to 25 meters deep. There is no strong current, and this area has a beautiful underwater life. You can also try diving near Taşlık burnu. In the past, the cargo ship named Gelidoniya, which was built in the 13th century, sank there after crashing into rocks.
Antalya - Miracle Resort If you dive approximately 1 kilometer away from the city’s pierce, you can see another sunken ship, Saint Didier. During the Second World War, this ship delivered equipment and ammo and supplies for battles in the desert. However, in order to dive there, you need to get a special permission from the city’s authorities. The region not far from a small island named Sichang is also suitable for diving. There is an underwater cave, but yachts and strong current make it not simple to dive there. On the other hand, many may find it even more interesting that way.
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