Antalya is a city located on the south-western coast of Turkey on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

The mysticism of the past and the charm of the present

Antalya is a city located on the south-western coast of Turkey on the shores of the Mediterranean sea .

Combining the mysticism of the past with the charms of the present, Antalya is often referred to the ‘Turkish Riviera’ due to its archaeological and natural beauties. With an appealing climate it is now a popular vacation destination.

Boasting the most beautiful and clear coast along the Mediterranean , Antalya is situated atop stunning coastal cliffs and surrounded by mountains and is where sea, sun, history and nature combine in perfect harmony.

Today Antalya is a large modern town, most of which was constructed after World War II, but it has an historic heart. This can be found in the old town, Kaleici, home to charming winding streets and picturesque historic houses.

Plan your day away from your luxury cruise liner with a walk around this ancient city, formerly of Roman and Byzantine origin. Make the best use of your time by joining one of our carefully planned excursion packages to ensure you benefit from the best deals on outings and trips.

This Turkish city makes an interesting addition to your cruise vacation and is a worthwhile outing away from the ship. From the old Roman harbour with its myriad of cafes and restaurants to the Antalya Archaeological Museum – the most important museum in the country, to shopping in the historic market place, we are sure you’ll enjoy this slice of Turkey!

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The port is a short ride from Kaleici, the lovely old part of town. A taxi service is available from the port to the town centre.

Port average temperature

The area is shielded from the cold northerly winds by the Taurus Mountain range, having a characteristically Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and moderately warm and rainy winters. Around 300 days of the year are sunny, sea temperature range between 15 °C and 28 °C, air temperature can climb as high as the 40 °C range in July and August, with the low-to-mid 30 °C typical. The sea breeze and the northeasterly winds help to make high temperatures more bearable.

The temperate figures shown are based on monthly average weather conditions for the selected port. Weather data is not real-time, and sometimes no data is shown for a specific date, month or port in general.

Average high °C141417212530333331262015
Averagelow °C55710141821211813106
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