Trabzon, located on the Black Sea coast; It is visited by local and foreign tourists in the summer months
Trabzon, a very rich city with both its natural beauties and its 4000-year-old historical treasures, has many fascinating treasures to be discovered. Trabzon, the second largest city of the Black Sea Region, is also one of the most popular highland tourism centers in Turkey. The green plateaus of the city, which has many famous plateaus thousands of meters above sea level in each district; It is visited by thousands of people every year with its air with high oxygen levels, cute highland houses and Trabzon hotels in harmony with nature.
Trabzon, located on the Black Sea coast; It is visited by local and foreign tourists in the summer months with its beautiful beaches that do not look like Aegean and Mediterranean beaches, quality hotels with sea view, restaurants serving fresh seafood. History and culture enthusiasts from all over the world flock to Trabzon to see unique structures such as the world-famous Sumela Monastery, Kizlar Monastery, Vazelon Monastery and Peristera Monastery built on the mountain slopes. It is one of the most ideal cities in our country for activities such as climbing. You can start exploring this fascinating city right away by reading our article about the places you must see in Trabzon, which we have prepared by making use of Instagram tags and with the most tagged place at the top.
Uzungöl, which is 99 kilometers from Trabzon and only 19 kilometers from Çaykara district, is one of the most popular and visited touristic spots of Trabzon. Uzungöl, which is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, was formed by the natural way of blocking the Haldizen Stream. Uzungöl, located 1100 meters above sea level and surrounded by pine forests and magnificent mountains, is also home to the rainforests of Turkey.
Uzungöl, which was declared an environmental protection area in 2004, and its natural beauties were protected; With more than 60 endemic plant species, more than 250 bird species and dozens of mammal species, it attracts the attention of nature lovers from all over the world. In Uzungöl, which is visited every season for its magnificent nature views, you can take a canoe, pedal boat and boat tour in summer months, and take pleasant nature walks in the fresh air on the walking paths surrounding the lake; You can explore Uzungol’s surroundings with ATV tours and bicycle trips. You can also participate in paragliding activities to watch fascinating views from a bird’s eye view on the lake, or you can have fun with the plateau festivals in summer.
Sumela Monastery, one of the world-famous historical treasures and most known landmarks of Trabzon, is visited by thousands of people every year. Sümela Monastery, also known as the Virgin Mary Monastery, is a fascinating architectural work built on steep cliffs overlooking Altındere Valley, within the borders of Altındere Village of Maçka district of Trabzon.
Located at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level, M.S. The monastery, which is thought to have been built in 375 during the Byzantine Empire, was expanded in the 16th century and carefully preserved after it became a part of the Ottoman Empire. You will take an unforgettable journey in history while visiting the monastery’s main chapel, the fascinating frescoes that adorn its ceiling and walls, the rock church, guest house and library. Sümela Monastery, which we strongly recommend you to examine the impressive aqueducts carrying water to the church, is one of the most impressive historical structures not only of Trabzon but also of our country.
Located in Balıklı Highland, one of the lush highlands of Akçaabat district, and famous for its untouched beauty, Balıklıgöl takes its name from the delicious trout it hosts. Located 50 kilometers from the center of Trabzon and at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level, Balıklıgöl is a popular excursion area with its walking paths in the pine forests surrounding it.
Balıklıgöl, which you can visit to see its lush natural beauties in spring and summer and to take pictures of impressive snow landscapes in winter, is among the most popular places to go in Trabzon for hiking and cycling tours. In the trout farms around the lake, you can taste fresh fish and local Black Sea appetizers, accompanied by magnificent lake views.
Famous for being the only district of Trabzon that does not have a coast on the Black Sea, Tonya is a cute district hidden among pine forests at an altitude of 755 meters above sea level. One of the constant addresses of nature walks in Trabzon, Tonya is visited especially for its famous plateaus such as Sazalan Plateau and Erikbeli Plateau, which attract people all over Turkey during the summer months. Offering a wealth of accommodation from bungalow hotels to wooden plateau houses with Black Sea architecture, Tonya is preferred for trekking, mountain bike tours and camping, with hiking trails arranged for every difficulty level surrounding its rough terrain.
Surrounded by dense pine forests in the back and the deep blue Black Sea in front, Çaykara is one of the hidden paradises of Trabzon. Çaykara, which offers a pleasant travel experience with its peaceful atmosphere, clean beach and local flavors; In addition to famous plateaus such as Haldizen Plateau, Sultan Murat Plateau and Kacet Plateau, it also attracts attention with the touristic facilities and fish restaurants around Haldizen Creek. Don’t forget to relax with fresh seasonal fish and appetizers at the shabby fish restaurants by the beach in Çaykara, where nature lovers can explore with pleasure as it is home to nearly 500 plant species in its untouched forests.