Recently it is very fashionable to celebrate the New Year or go Christmas overseas.
This is a good way to change the usual environment and get a lot of impressions.
Turkey occupies one of the first places in the list of the most popular among the Russian tourists in both summer and winter.
A trip to Turkey has some advantages overCompared with other tours. First, the cost is quite low, which makes vouchers affordable for many categories of citizens. Secondly, due to the fact that recreation in this country is very popular among Russians, they understand the Russian language well, which will make communication with servicemen, sellers and other aboriginals of this country much easier.
Of course, when you come to Turkey in winter, it is not worth itCount on swimming in the sea. But for tourists there are many other entertainments that will brighten up the expectation of the New Year. You can enjoy excursions to ancient cities and mosques, without suffering from the heat, as it happens in the summer. In addition, after a walk through the winter streets, a visit to the Turkish bath of the hamam will become doubly enjoyable. For lovers of outdoor activities in Turkey, there are even ski resorts. In order that the snow does not melt from December to March, they are located very high, so that the air there is especially clean. The most popular ski resorts in Turkey are Palandoken, intended for professionals, and Uludag, focused on recreation with children.
Traditions of celebrating the New Year in TurkeyLittle differ from Russian ones. Usually it's a family dinner, New Year's TV shows, shows on the streets of cities and salutes. Do not forget that the people of Turkey are Muslims, and their tradition does not include the decoration of houses and streets, the New Year tree and Santa Claus. But in some areas you can still meet the elements that are usual for us. If you are going to have a rest in Istanbul, visit Taksim Square, where all tourists and Eastern Christians gather to meet the New Year according to their customs and traditions. If you would like to see how the Asian part of the population celebrates the holiday, go to the Kadyka district.
Turkey also has one special city, whereIt will be very interesting to meet the New Year with the whole family. It is called Demre and is known for the fact that it was here in the 3rd century AD. E. Was born Saint Nicholas, who was a real historical figure, who during his lifetime was ranked as a saint for his good deeds. He became the prototype for Santa Claus and Santa Claus. The Church of St. Nicholas in Demre is open to all comers. It is believed that it was here that St. Nicholas was buried, however, later his relics were stolen and transported to Bari, where they are still today. On the sixth of December, on the supposed day of the death of a saint, one can visit a service that lasts for three days.
Those who plan to spend most of their New Year holidays at the hotel can enjoy a festive dinner and an entertainment program prepared especially for the New Year.