Alanya is located 136 km from Antalya. In the city lives about 125,000 inhabitants, where members of different nations live in peace. Alanya is a city on the Mediterranean coast, almost entirely longitudinally positioned near the sea coast. Cleopatra's Beach it is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Turkey. She is famous for its clean sea, fine sand and numerous hotels that have collected the highest ratings of our tourists.
Walking enthusiasts should definitely climb to the fortress of Alanya (Alanya Kalesi), which dominates the city. If you are not lover of a long walk, you can come to the top of the fortress with a teleferik. Fortress of Alanya is built in the 13th century, on the remnants of earlier Roman and Byzantine fortifications, on the 250 meters high rocky peninsula that juts out into the Mediterranean Sea. Walking uphill is a little hard, but the view from the top is an adequate reward and is worth every drop of sweat. Also, don't miss the opportunity to visit "Red Tower" (Kızıl Kule) which is the symbol of the city. Red Tower was built in 1226 at the behest of the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Kayqubad I. For centuries, Red Tower was used solely for military purposes, but in the 20th century it was transformed into one of the tourist attractions in Alanya.