HatayThe appealing property and the reason of the migrations throughout the history to the Antakya region, are the result of suitable and appropriate climate conditions, productive and fertile lands. Beside these two facts another important characteristic of the region is its being at the intersection point of the road which connects Anatolia to Syria and Palestine over Çukurova. In addition, the most convenient ports for suitable routes to Mediterranean from Mesopotamia are also located in this region. With its current faith tourism centers, ancient cities and beautiful plateaus, the province of Hatay has a high potential for tourism.
The districts of Hatay province are; Altınözü, Belen Dörtyol, Erzin, Hassa, İskenderun, Kırıkhan, Kumlu , Reyhanlı, Samandağ and Yayladağı.
Places of interest
The prime reason you should visit Hatay is the Antakya Archeology Museum (Antakya Arkeoloji Müzesi), which houses a world famous collection of Roman and Byzantine mosaics. Stunning jewelry, statues, tombs and archeological findings belonging to various periods discovered at the excavations executed in Harbiye, Antakya, Aççana, Çevlik and Iskenderun areRead More
Domestic flights are available toHatay Airportwhich is located about 25 km away fromAntakya. However, nearest airport with international connections is located inAdanato the north.Read More
There are several bus tourism companies with comfortable buses running to Hatay inside Turkey as well as connections available with Syria.Read More
The main highway connecting the province to the rest of Turkey to the north is the motorwayO-53(toll-road). There are also secondary highways as well, some of which eventually reaches one of many border posts located on the Turkish -Syrianborder. Below there are the distance information if you prefer to reachRead More