Hidden Gems

Take in the charms of Kas with sailing holidays in Turkey

By Jenny Wilson
on  August 30, 2016

If you are looking for a destination that combines authentic Turkish charm with stunning scenery, plenty to do and access to fascinating culture, Kas is a sure-fire winner.

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This charming seaside town has everything you would expect from a coastal town, from its picturesque harbour to its stunning mountainous backdrop. The winding streets are full of pretty white-washed houses, displaying a distinct Greek influence and festooned with colourful bougainvillea. Sip a cool beer in one of the many bars or enjoy freshly-caught seafood in a harbourside restaurant.

If you are looking to add a little activity to your day, there is plenty to choose from. Canyoning in the nearby gorges, paragliding, cycling and sea kayaking are just a few of the sports that the leisure industry in Kas is known for.

One of the other things that makes Kas such an excellent destination is its proximity to local historical sites such as Letoon and Xanthos. Whilst Kas has its own tombs and a small amphitheatre, these ancient cities are an absolute must-see for anyone interested in ancient Lycian culture and are easily reached by taking a day excursion.

Discovering towns such as Kas is the perfect reason to book sailing holidays in Turkey.

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