All the right elements come together to make Antalya, a Mediterranean town 240 mi/385 km southwest of Ankara, one of Turkey's top attractions.
Not only is Antalya—part of the so-called Turkish Riviera—on a beautiful crescent bay with some of the best snorkeling in Turkey, but dramatic cliffs and the Toros Mountains also contribute to one of the most beautiful backdrops on the Mediterranean.
Antalya (once known as Antioch) is the most popular port destination in Turkey.
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