We have collected some winter holiday places for you to visit either with your parents or school trip:
Yedigöller (Seven Lakes) lies among stream, river and valleys. These seven lakes are Sazlıgöl, İncegöl, Nazlıgöl, Küçükgöl, Deringöl, Büyükgöl and Seringöl. These lakes are surrounded with oak, hornbeam, redwood, witch elm, black pine, ash tree, scotch pine, fir, lime trees and short trees such as hazel wood, hawthorn, whitebeam and ferns and colorful flowers. It snows in the second part of November and December, January, February, March and April. It is a favorite spot for tours and picnics and also for photographers. Fog rising beneath the mountains meets with the white cover of snow and creates a fantastic view.
Sümela Monastery is an attraction center for domestic and foreign tourists with its plant diversity, beautiful landscape and wildlife. There are many accommodation centers on the way to the Monastery. Sümela Monastery, which is surrounded with pine forests, is covered with snow for 5 months during the year. It is possible to accommodate in the facilities, which are located beneath the Monastery, every day of the year.
Valleys are located between the forests of pine, fir and beech trees. The place is covered with snow between December and April. People visiting Abant, in which pine trees are covered with white snow, can travel around with barouche, ride horse and bicycle, have picnic by the lake and ski down the hills and enjoy the snow. Water lilies surround coasts of the river and in some places reeds exist too.
Tutyeli ski-track is very convenient for skiing in terms of its length and infrastructure. The elevation of the mountain is 2 thousand 550 meters. The period between December and March is the most appropriate time for skiing. In the first and second residential areas there are many hotels and guest houses. The view of the track is magnificent. All the hotels and facilities in the first and second residential areas and Bakacak region is beneath you. Panoramic view is fascinating. When the weather is clear, visibility range reaches to Gemlik Gulf.
It is one of the most important ski centers in Turkey. The mountain is covered in snow between November and May. Especially at night, lights of Erzurum city is lies beneath. When the fog descends on the city, the ground disappears and you only see the summit of the mountain covered in snow. The sunset has a peculiar beauty from there.