Urla - Destination for your Next Vacation!
Urla is one of the emerging and very talked-about tourist destinations for the past 2-3 years. But unfortunately, it is still not explored to its full potential.
Are you looking forward to exploring some new places on your next holiday? Urla- the hidden pearl of İzmir, Turkey is the best prospect for you. Why? Here we got all particulars for you to explore Urla!
Urla is located right in the middle of the center of incentive tourism at Karaburan Peninsula and sited on the road to Çeşme. It is close to the metropolitan city of İzmir, faces the Aegean sea on one side, Vourla Bay on the other side, and holds Aegean characteristics.
Without any exaggeration, it is one of the most beautiful destinations to explore in the province of Izmir. There is a whole world out there!!! No matter what your interests are, there is something for you to explore in this coral town that represents the unique blend of Greek and Turk Culture.
For people who want to enjoy a serene environment away from the hustle and bustle of cities, the peninsula where this district is located is the perfect option. Urla hosts less than 70,000 residents and is surrounded by peak natural views, so the environment here is naturally peaceful. but that doesn’t mean that it lacks anything to facilitate tours. It has the best spots in Turkey for kiteboarding, kitesurfing, wine bars, and features everything from shopping centers to luxury resorts and spas.
Once, Urla was the commercial and cultural hub in ancient times; there are so many historical treats here for history lovers. Over time many archaeological discoveries were made in this area, many of which are exhibited in the Louvre, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, and the Archaeological Museum of Izmir. Urla also hosts multiple interesting years throughout the year such as the international Artichoke Festival and the Barboros Oyuk Festival.
In the artistic and literary community, it is famous as the birthplace of Greek Nobelist poet George Seferis as well as the city where the Turkish novelist Necati Cumalı grew up.
Salient features that make Urla worth visiting!
Let your plans take a flight as İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport will lead you to the perfect destination Urla in the heart of the vivid city of İzmir.
Urla is a land of great historical and economic importance; agricultural prominence; and the land of famous personalities and artisans of all types. Here are some of the things waiting for you in this hidden gem of Izmir.
Stay Close to Beauty
Being a philocalist – a Lover of beauty, you would relish the 527.9 km ride from İstanbul, 269.3 km from Cappadocia, and 490 km from Antalya to the dazzling Urla. Off the coast of Urla lie the fascinating Çiçek Islands. Beauty attracts beauty, which is the best thing about Urla.
The combination of sophisticated people of Urla and the break-taking view of the area has turned Urla into something very rare to discover. One can enjoy this lovely town all year. It offers wineries, museums, excellent gastronomy stops, historical sites, festivals, beaches, diving/kitesurf/windsurf/fishing opportunities with stupendous views.
Heart of Culture
Urla is a blend of Turkish and Greek Culture. There is also archeological evidence that it was a cultural hub in ancient times.
At the outset, it was cited as the Ionian City of Klazomenai, whose remains are now visited by tourists around the world. It is linked to the most important cultural hub of the eastern world that is Ephesus where excavated remains reflect the past cultures. Being the central core of dynamism, Urla welcomes tourists around the world with special events and festivals like International Artichoke Festival (2015 and afterward), Kite Festivals, and Traditional Grape Harvest Festival.
If you’re a history lover, there are a ton of things to fascinate you on your next holiday to Urla.
Stunning Shopping Streets
Want to buy happiness in the right place? Or looking for all domestic and foreign shopping outlets in one place?
You got these stunning shopping spots at Urla. Some must-visit spots are:
- Urla Sanat Sokağı
- Malgaca Pazarı
- Urla Meydan Avm
- Vena Dizayn
Wide Variety of Food to Feast
Are you picky about your treats and meals? Or love to try cuisines from different parts of the world?
Perfect – Urla is a little gastronomy village itself and home to innovative dining at restaurants such as Beğendik Abi, Akin’in Yeri Balik Restoran, OD, Teruar, Manej, Urla Vino Locale, Hiç Lokanta, Omre Bedel Yemekler, Paletto Pizza And Burger,Urla Koyce and many more. Ege’nin Meşhur Lale Katmercisi is the ideal spot for having “Katmer”, a fried layered bread which is more popular here.
Six Mini-vineyards (Urla Şarapçılık, A.S., Urlice Vineyards, USCA winery, Mozaik Winery, MMG Vineyard and Limantepe Şarapçılık) are an addition to the famous destination of Urla which merge together to build Urla Bağ Yolu (the Urla Wine Route). The vines are planted at the angle of the wind which makes the grapes more resistant to disease and the land more elegant to mellow. So if you wish to try the best wines, a tour here will be the best choice.
With tourism-related activities on the rise, many governmental and private entities are dedicated to providing adjustable workspaces and corporate solutions here to attract more people. Offices, conference halls, and meeting spaces are freely accessible and well-lit and designed distinctively.
If you have some corporate events or meetings coming up, we highly recommend this place. Get in touch with MEP Destination Business Solutions and we’ll take care of everything for you.
Wait’ There is a lot more…
Urla as with its meaning good luck has more to offer that is the experience of flavors of trends, beauty, history, and culture in an exceptional way.
Life isn’t perfect but your next vacation or business travel can be. The tourism and corporate potential are waiting for you to evaluate the secret mystery of Urla with more things to explore including:
- Marika Beach
- Kostem Olive Oil Museum
- Kitesurfing spots
- Art Streets
- Deniz Yıldızı Beach
- Gru Art Gallery
- Malcaga Pazarı
- Urla Marina
Hotels such as Urla Bagevi Vineyard Hotel, Ayşe Hanım Konağı and Serin Otel are
Top-rated by travelers around the globe who had the nifty experience of exploring this destination.
And last but least!
Do you have some essential business or corporate events, conferences, gala events, or something similar coming to light? Do you have to honor your apprentices with incentive travel? Or you are trying to spot an ideal MICE destination that is out-and-out for your corporate needs?
With numerous M&IT Awards for Best Overseas Destination Management Company on our credence, we are among the top-leading industries in Turkey’s DMC world. Hundreds of contented internal and external clients, visiting us over and over for DMC solutions is the corroboration of it.
Get in touch with our representative, tell us what you’re looking for, and we will take care of everything else after that!