Flights to Trabzon

Discover Trabzon, the City Above the Clouds

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

You will find yourself wandering in the sky in Trabzon, where the clouds look like the sea. With its historical atmosphere dating back to before Christ and unique nature that is full of highlands above the clouds, Trabzon will take you on a trip into a dream world.

Feature / Location

A city with famous highlands / On the Black Sea Coast


Turkish Lira (₺)


January to December / Average temps around 14.6 °C (58°F)

Time Zone

GMT +03:00 Winter -GMT +02:00 Summer Time zone in Trabzon


Trabzon Airport / TZX


Culture tours, sightseeing

Trabzon is a city that should be seen with its cool waters and highlands in summers and snowy mountains in winter. Trabzon is one of the must-see cities in Turkey not only for those who want to see the sunset over the clouds, but also for those who want to trace the history of the Republic of Pontus.

What is Trabzon best known for?

Trabzon is best known for its highlands reaching above the clouds and festivals throughout the year. In addition to its magnificent tablelands where blue and green embrace, Trabzon welcomes its visitors with a strong historical atmosphere including Sumela Monastery, Vazelon Monastery and Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum. That’s why you should add Trabzon to your places to visit in Turkey list.

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature

Trabzon Cuisine

Trabzon Cuisine Anchovy Rice
Trabzon Cuisine Anchovy Rice

Anchovy Rice

The word anchovy in Turkey undoubtedly evokes the Black Sea region; because it is the most famous member of the region’s cuisine. Anchovy rice is a famous dish that stands out with its unique flavor in Black Sea cuisine which includes anchovies in many famous dishes. You should definitely try this famous Turkish food.

Trabzon Cuisine Kuymak (Mihlama)
Trabzon Cuisine Kuymak (Mihlama)

Kuymak (Mihlama)

Kuymak, the most famous member of the Black Sea cuisine, reaches an unforgettable taste with a cheese specially prepared for kuymak and delicious butter. Even if you have tried Kuymak before, we recommend that you try it once in Trabzon and experience this famous flavor. If you haven't tried it yet, you should be prepared to be surprised by the amazing delicious taste made only with corn flour, butter and cheese.

Trabzon Culture

Trabzon Culture Sumela Monastery
Trabzon Culture Sumela Monastery

Sumela Monastery

Sumela Monastery, also known as the Virgin Mary Monastery, is an Orthodox church built on steep rocks at a height of 1,200 meters in Maçka. This magnificent work, whose history dates back to the 4th century AD, has survived to the present day with all its beauty, even though it has been damaged and restored many times throughout history. It cannot be said that your Black Sea tour is complete without visiting this famous monastery in Trabzon.

Trabzon Nature

Trabzon Nature Kadiralak Highland
Trabzon Nature Kadiralak Highland

Kadiralak Highland

Kadiralak Highland, also known as Purple Highland because of its famous endemic flowers, is located in Tonya. As soon as the spring arrives, snows of the highland melt and blue-purple flowers bloom like a sea. Although people from all over Turkey visit the highland in March to witness this flower sea, the highland has still managed to remain untouched.

Trabzon Nature Uzungöl Lake
Trabzon Nature Uzungöl Lake

Uzungöl Lake

Uzungöl is a small residential area that hosts the most famous sights of Trabzon. This natural wonder, located at the foothill of the Kaçkar Mountains, is also known for having one of the oldest forests in the world. We highly recommend that you visit Uzungöl Lake and participate in trekking activities to see the wonderful sights.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Trabzon

How long does it take to fly from Germany to Trabzon?

While your landing airport is also important, Germany to Trabzon flights take approximately 6 hours.

What to eat in Trabzon?

The most famous Trabzon dishes are anchovy rice and mihlama.

What to do in Trabzon?

Must-see places in Trabzon are Sumela Monastery and Uzungöl Lake.

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Direct Flights to Trabzon

Although Trabzon is mostly visited by local tourists, Germany to Trabzon routes are also in demand. This is why Germany to Trabzon flight tickets sell out quickly. If you are looking for direct flights to Trabzon from Germany, you can browse Corendon Airlines' Trabzon direct flights and find the direct flight ticket you are looking for. As Corendon Airlines, we have direct flights to Trabzon from two different airports in Germany, Cologne - Trabzon and Dusseldorf - Trabzon. If you want to buy your Germany to Trabzon direct flight tickets with excellent customer service and quality from Corendon Airlines, continue to follow our Cologne Trabzon flight tickets and Dusseldorf Trabzon direct flights.

Destination airport: Trabzon Airport (TZX)  
Cologne Bonn - Trabzon flight duration  3:45 hours
Düsseldorf - Trabzon flight duration  3:50 hours


Choosing Your Flight Tickets to Trabzon

When choosing your Trabzon flight tickets, we recommend that you consider the popularity of Germany to Trabzon flight tickets. For this reason, we recommend that you plan your holiday before purchasing your flight tickets from Germany to Trabzon and follow Corendon Airlines for cheap Trabzon flight tickets. This way, it will be easier for you to find the cheapest flight tickets for Germany Trabzon flights. As long as you purchase your Cologne Trabzon and Dusseldorf Trabzon flight tickets with excellent customer service and quality from Corendon Airlines, you can enjoy your Trabzon tour.

To go from Trabzon Airport to the city center

Trabzon Airport is located very close to the city center. For this reason, you won't face any problems with transportation to the city center. Taxis, buses and shuttles are located outside of the airport. Regardless of your choice, you can reach Trabzon city center in about 15-20 minutes. Shuttles depart from Trabzon Airport arrivals terminal to the surrounding cities and highlands. If your Trabzon hotel is not located in the centre, we recommend that you check the airport shuttles in advance to ensure they are suitable for you.

Accommodation in Trabzon

It's important to plan your accommodation in advance. Trabzon has many hotels on offer however, as the town is spread out depending on where you visit, distances between one hotel and another can be vast. For example, the distance between the Trabzon hotel you stay at in the highlands may be further than you think from the Trabzon city centre hotel that you may book. With prior planning, hotel and accommodation options are quite high in Trabzon. Unlike many cities, 5-star Trabzon hotels can be found not only in the city center but also in the countryside. Trabzon also offers highland houses and camping areas.

Weather in Trabzon

In Trabzon, which is rainy during the year, the least rainy months are July and August, but the rain is always expected.

Before your trip to Trabzon, we recommend that you check the weather in Trabzon and always have an umbrella with you.

13 C Broken Clouds
TODAY Dec 7, Thu
  • Dec 8, Fri 17 Broken Clouds
  • Dec 9, Sat 15 Overcast Clouds
  • Dec 10, Sun 14 Light Rain
  • Dec 11, Mon 14 Overcast Clouds
  • Dec 12, Tue 13 Overcast Clouds

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