Just 150 kilometres from İstanbul, Tekirdağ is a holiday paradise offering cultural heritage, sports activities, salty breeze of the sea and the unique gastronomy at the same time.
Tekirdağ, located on Edirne-İstanbul route, became an important summer resort during the Ottoman period.
Prayer rugs, carpets, tablecloths and saddlebags are handwoven with pure wool and warp cotton yarn on oak or hornbeam looms.
As a result of the diversity of products and the people from different cultures, a very rich cuisine has been formed in Tekirdağ.
Enchanting its visitors with its natural beauty in all seasons, Tekirdağ welcomes its visitors with a completely different surprise in July.
The dances of Trakya (Thrace), the European part of Türkiye are sometimes called “karşılama” dances.
10 vibes for Tekirdağ
The Archaeology and Ethnography Museum, Rakoczi Museum, Namık Kemal (a famous Turkish author) House, Rüstem Paşa Külliyesi (Complex) plus fountains and mosques dating to Ottoman era are all worth seeing.