People these days look for romantic destinations to take their wedding vows - in the lap of serene beaches with sunset views for instance. Four places in Turkey are among the top places to go to for your wedding ceremony.
Located in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia is renowned as a wedding destination for its dreamy surroundings. A short flight from Istanbul takes you to a rugged landscape that feels like another planet. This semi-arid region in Central Turkey is mostly known for its distinctive fairy chimneys and tall cone-shaped rock formations. Cappadocia will make the best day of your life an unforgettable event. The food here, especially the local delicacies like kebabs is to die for, taken with a choice of wines and a large variety of other Turkish food. This place is rapidly becoming a favorite destination for couples to take their vows. Walk amongst the million-year-old rock formations and get an aerial view from a hot air balloon. Cappadocia has much to offer for those who come for their wedding ceremony or their honeymoon.
Antalya's mesmerizing natural beauty will get you into numerous adventurous activities. Simply known as the Gateway to the Turkish Riviera, Antalya is also popular as a wedding destination. The place features amazing wedding venues and natural surrounding such as beaches and verdant forests. Here you can enjoy splendid Mediterranean beaches, see the sun as a magical flame, green pine forests under a bright blue sky and gorgeous flowers. Everything you might need for your dream wedding, Antalya has it: architectural masterpieces, magnificent mansions, parks and comfortable resorts, boutiques, theaters, seaside and mountain views. Lie down on the sandy beach or take a dip in the sea and go over to Saklikent for an afternoon of skiing. Explore the natural beauty of the Köprülü Canyon with a rafting trip, or visit the city's museums to catch up on the place’s history. And if you love archaeology, Antalya has a lot of surprises for you because some of Turkey's most well-known ancient cities such as Perge, Side, Phaselis, Olympus and Termessos are located in Antalya.
Tie the knot at one of the exotic destinations of Turkey; Bodrum makes an ideal venue for your wedding, in the midst of nature. This place has everything that you need for a romantic wedding: boutique/5-star hotels and spas spread throughout the peninsula. With such facilities available, you can pamper yourself and prepare for the big day in luxury. Getting married in Bodrum will leave magical memories for the lucky couples as it sits on a seaside paradise making for a perfect honeymoon destination too.
If you want to exchange your rings with the background sound of waves then this is the right place for you. Izmir will make you feel like the luckiest couple in the world. The classic structure and the many romantic sites is what make it so special as a wedding destination. If you're fond of history then you should keep Izmir on your travel list because Agora Open Air Museum features the remnants of ancient Greek and Roman markets and the city center. Izmir will make you feel at home too as it is full of warm, friendly locals and the delicious vegetables and seafood dishes are something else. For a memorable romantic experience, hop onto a horse-drawn carriage with your other half and explore the city or take a ferry trip across the spectacular gulf.