Summer holiday in Izmir
Among the Turkish holiday destinations Izmir is special, because it has a good tourism infrastructure and a rich offer of cultural and art events. After visiting historic monuments in Izmir, as Asansör (the elevator) and Konak Meydanı (Mansions Square) and enjoying the sea view at Kordon, you could consider a sea holiday in Foça or Alaçatı, the classic holiday region of Izmir. A week’s holiday in Izmir allows several different summer holiday scenario’s, because there is a good infrastructure to visit the surroundings of Izmir. This city with its 4 million citizens is especially known for its city culture. It is the biggest city in the Turkish Aegean region, where you still can experience thousands years old customs and traditions of Aegean culture.
Izmir holiday hint: The ancient city of Ephesus, since 2015 included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is worth a visit. Even if archeology or history are not your favourite interests, this unique, ancient city will have an impact on you due to its beauty and splendour. A walk through “harbour street” or a visit to “Church of Mother Mary”, an important building from the earliest times of Christianity, will take you back in time. Whether you came to Izmir for a sea holiday, or for a tour in the region, without a visit to the ancient city of Ephesus your holiday programme is not complete.
Find cheap Izmir flight tickets
Throughout the whole year there is always great interest in Izmir flight tickets, because Izmir is one of the largest cities along the Aegean coast. 12 million travellers arriving each year with an Izmir flight to Izmir airport are proof of this. Izmir flight deals offer tourists, who want to discover Izmir during the holiday season, advantageous prices. When you are looking for cheap Izmir flight tickets then you could benefit from Corendon Airlines’ flight deals. As is the case for other holiday destinations, Corendon, the Airlines where holiday fun starts on board, tries to offer the most convenient flight ticket deals to Izmir tourists. Izmir is the most important and biggest city in the Aegean region of Turkey and therefore it is a good point for tourists to start their discovery of Izmir’s surroundings and the Aegean region. Cities as Manisa, Afyon, Aydın and Denizli are just a few hours driving from Izmir and for European tourists, who want to visit these towns, the purchase of a Corendon Airlines cheap Izmir flight ticket is the easiest way. When you are searching for a cheap Turkey Izmir flight ticket, do not forget that you also can benefit from Corendon Airlines’ flight extra’s. To keep the price as low as possible when you are booking a last minute ticket, for very advantageous prices you also can reserve a meal on board, choose a seat and book extra baggage.
Cheap Izmir flight ticket hint: Take care to book a cheap Izmir flight ticket as early as possible. Besides an early booking, there is also a considerable profit if you plan your holiday just before, or just after the high season.
Izmir Airport transportation
Izmir Airport ADB, also called Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, is for the world the door to Izmir and it processes each year a crowded tourists traffic. In 2017 more than 10 million travellers used Izmir Airport ADB for domestic flights, while 2 million 300 thousand tourists entered from international flights. These numbers show a growing graphic each year. Flights departing from Izmir are the quickest and most practical way of transportation to cities in Turkey and in Europe. Among the eight different Corendon Airlines flights arriving to Izmir airport, seven depart from Germany and one departs from Holland.
Izmir airport transportation includes a wide scale of possibilities. For transportation from Izmir Airport ADB to the citycenter of Izmir as well as to several other cities you can take the metro, bus, taxi or rent a car. The café’s and kiosks opposite the terminal’s exit sell metro tickets. Other means of transportation to popular holiday destinations in the region are metro and bus. However, if you prefer to follow your own route and you want to travel around freely, then you can rent a car on Izmir airport, because infrastructure around Izmir is well developed. On the airport there are several offices and counters of car rental companies offering a rich choice in cars for different, advantageous prices.
Izmir airport hint: Izmir airport is one of the most efficient operating airports in Turkey. If you are present in the airport at least 2 hours prior to your flight and you have quickly completed the formalities, then there is enough time to shop, or sit in one of the café’s or restaurants.
Cities with direct flights to Izmir
After arriving with an Izmir direct flight you can travel easy and simply from this number one metropole in the Aegean region to all surrounding districts. On June 1st 2019 Corendon Airlines starts Izmir direct flights from Izmir to Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Münich/Aachen. Corendon Airlines Izmir-Hannover flights are on Friday and Saturday, while three times a week, on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, there are flights from Izmir to Düsseldorf. Travellers on a Germany-Izmir direct flight, who want to visit cities in the vicinity of Izmir, can benefit from special Corendon Airlines services. Maastricht in Holland is the first city in the Netherlands from where Corendon Airlines will operate Holland-Izmir direct flights.
Izmir direct flights hint: Between June 1st 2019 and October 31st 2019 Corendon Airlines will start Izmir direct flights for the first time. With these Izmir direct flights Corendon Airlines offers the opportunity to discover the Aegean region in a quick and pleasant way.
Izmir, or called by its old name Smyrna, is one of the most beautiful cities in the Aegean region to spend a summer holiday and due to its versatility it offers a rich holiday palette. For a sea holiday the towns of Urla and Foça are ideal, while the nearby Izmir located charming villages of Seferihisar and Şirince are perfect to spend a holiday in nature. Konak and Kordon districts in Izmir itself are ideal locations to explore city culture and sparkling Izmir life. Izmir has a deep rooted city culture and rich cuisine, including the Aegean kitchen. Special spices and herbs add exotic flavours to Izmir’s food culture, foremost containing fish and sea food, but also oven baked bread called “boyoz”, an essential snack in daily life. In Alaçatı, part of Çeşme, a town close to Izmir, each year a herbs and spices festival is organized, visited by many tourists, eager to try the local specialities. If you are interested to follow a gastronomic tour, there is something to discover on every street corner in Izmir. Besides nature, food, and sea holiday, there is also an abundance of culture and history in Izmir. An example of Izmir’s thousands of years history is the ancient city of Ephesus, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Izmir region meets many different holiday expectations and therefore Izmir excels as a rich holiday region.
If you want to keep your holiday in Izmir as cheap as possible, then you should check Izmir hotel and flight offers and depending on the lenght of your stay you could benefit from Izmir accommodation deals. For this reason it is important to check and compare Izmir accommodation deals as soon as you have booked your Izmir flight ticket. Izmir is a city with a well developed infrastructure and tourism experience and Izmir accommodation options are one of the best developed in Turkey. As a favourite holiday destination, there are countless hotels in the vicinity of Izmir. For each budget and for every holiday expectation there are many Izmir accommodation options and choices available. A stay in a city hotel is perfect for the tourist who wants to discover daily life and culture in Izmir.
Izmir accommodation hint: If you still have a couple of months, after booking your Izmir flight ticket, then it is wise to use the time to research accommodation. Hotels often offer periodically important accommodation deals outside the high season, and do not forget that midweek prices are often much more advantageous.