Located in the north-east of Isparta, Yalvaç is a cultural mosaic that has hosted thousands of civilizations since prehistoric times and has lived 5,000 years in a day for visitors. This is where Yalvaç’s cultural richness, which was once the busiest geographical area, comes from. Yalvaç is a town that draws attention with its traditional handicrafts. Especially leather, silliness, felicity, copperwork and tinning were developed at a high level, but copperwork and tinning were lost over time. Pisidia Antiokheia The most important reason why Yalvaç is Cittaslow which hosts many natural and historical beauties such as Ancient city, Ay Sonrısı Men Sanctuary, Çınaralti, Devlethan Mosque, Tıraşzade Mansion and old texture streets, Hoyran Lake, Rock Tombs are the most important reasons why they have these cultural riches To be out.
Gökçeada, the westernmost and largest island of our country, became the first and only calm island of the world with the title of Cittaslow in 2011 . Gökçeada shows how much he deserves the Cittaslow title with its unspoiled natural beauties, its people being extremely warm and hospitable, nostalgic houses and natural endurance. In recent years, projects on the protection and development of organic farming have attracted tourists from large cities such as Gökçeada, Istanbul and Izmir. Another reason to go to Gökçeada is to host Turkey’s first underwater national park. It is a mistake not to add Gökçeada to your list with the historical Greek villagers, the unique beauty of the village and the local delicacies!
Tarakli, one of the most popular towns of Adapazarı, is especially a cultural tourism center. Tarakli, renowned for its old Ottoman houses, is still continuing its repair and promotional activities. Particularly on weekends, the town is being moved to the beach with organized photo tours. The thermal springs in the region are another richness of Tarakli. Especially in the spring, nature sports and camps are popular with tourists. One of the most important reasons why Taraklı is so well preserved is undoubtedly the indigenous people living in a very respectful way to nature. In addition to the tourists coming from the surroundings, Tarakli is also a nice weekend stop because of its proximity to big cities like Istanbul and Ankara.
Situated on the northeastern tip of Turkey, Şavşat is the lovely town of Artvin, famous for its green springs. It is a very high town, surrounded by high mountains on all sides. It is very rich in water resources and hosts many unique glacial lakes. Having a very clean climate due to being covered with forests, Şavşat is the perfect route to stay alone in nature. In Savsat, it is possible to see the most beautiful examples of wooden workmanship and stone architecture. Şavşat, which is the ninth of the Eastern Black Sea cult, offers an unforgettable nature vacation with its historical touch.
Like other Cittaslow cities, Uzundere is located in the Çoruh river basin north of Erzurum, which has a very long history. The natural beauties of the county do not count, but the most famous is Tortum Waterfall. There is a culture founded on cultivation of pure organic products despite the fact that agricultural land is limited in the district where many agricultural products are hosted by the geography that they are in. This is one of the influences that made Uzundere Cittaslow. Nature wonders Tortum Waterfall, natural geographical formation Tortum Lake, 1000 year old Öşvank Monastery, fairy chimneys, birds and butterfly observations, canoeing, shoveling and sailing in Tortum Lake, mountain trekking on the way to Zuğar promenade, without climbing the highest ice waterfalls in Turkey, Pestil and pekmezini, beating the fig and taste the taste of the famous kebab, do not return.