Çanakkale with its monuments of the civilizations that have changed the history and its natural wonders would probably rank among the first in the list of cities that must be visited.
Gallipoli which has witnessed many offensives during the Battle of Gallipoli and been the site of a great historical struggle is a must-see site for history enthusiasts who want to remember and get a feel of those days on site.
Also known as Behramkale and the site of the Temple of Athena built in 600 BC; Assos rises above the Biga Peninsula and the Gulf of Edremit.Frequently visited by tourists, the site fascinates its visitors with its stunning views particularly during sunrise.
Bozcaada and Gokceada are the other beautiful sites of Canakkale province. The unique harbors and bays located in Bozcaada offer an amazing view and the opportunity to dive. Gökçeada is one of the largest islands of Turkey surounded by a series of bays. The hills are covered with pine and olive trees, and here are monasteries and sacred wells.
Located in the Hisar district of Çanakkale province the ancient city of Troy is an important witness to history. Troy is home to the myth of the "Trojan Horse” and was visited by St. Paul several times before he started his third missionary journey at this point.
The Ionic and Roman artefacts found during the excavations at the Dardanos monument in Maltepe are now opened to visitors. The altar of Zeus, who was known as the king of Gods in Greek mythology, is located by a cliff and definitely worth the visit.
You can rejuvenate yourself in the healing waters derived from a variety of thermal springs at the Thermal Tourism Facilities of Kestanbol and take a pleasant mud bath. You can dive at the magnificent coves of Saros, Gökçeada and Bozcaada and go out fishing or take part in a horse safari.
The effect of the transitional climate reining in Canakkale is particularly visible in the local cuisine. Especially, the fishermen at the antique harbor should be visited to taste the cuisine of Canakkale which is rich in varieties of seafood. Visitors in Canakkale should definitely try specialties such as scorpion fish soup, sardines wrapped in vine leaves, roasted meat with yoghurt and cheese halva.
This unique landscape where nature and culture meet welcomes its guests in all seasons.