Alanya is a picturesque town located nearby the Taurus Mountains and engorged by Lemon and Orange Gardens. Alanya is a great place and is usually full with rich entrepreneurs due to it’s five star resorts and first class beaches. But, it’s not only a place for the rich. There are numerous restaurants, discos and bars that make the city a fine spectacle. The city has great places to offer, if you are interested in history. In the Turkish history the involvement with the Byzantine Empire played a big role and the proof of that huge empire can also be seen in the form of castles and forts located inside the city. Tourists often visit Konakli, a small village outside the city. The village is a perfect starting point for scenic walks and charms with its peacefulness. The local market, definitely worth a visit, offers interesting artifacts and souvenirs. If you would prefer to stay in the city of Alanya, no problem, there is much to do and see with your rental car.
The easiest way to rent a rental car in Alanya is to take a shuttle from the airport to the city. In the city, there are located plenty of car rental companies, which you can choose from. It is best to book your desired rental car in advance online - not only to make sure you get the best deal by using our price comparison, also to enable a carefree, quick start to your trip. Your car will be ready and prepared for pick up once you arrive in Alanya.
First of all, wearing a seatbelt is essential and the penalties are quite expensive. You could even be sent to jail. Be careful with speeding. There aren’t any signs that will say that there are speed cameras nearby. You won’t even know that you’re speeding in front of a camera. The Turkish police are very persistent when it comes to fines. They tend to collect the fines on the spot. If you don’t have cash on you, they will very politely accompany you to the nearest ATM. If you still can’t manage to pay, your car will be impounded until you will find a way to do so. Also, you have to be 21 years or older if you wish to drive a rental car in Turkey. Some rental services also increase the age limit to 23 years.
|Type of road||Speed in Miles per Hour|
|Busy areas||30 mph|
|Rural areas||55 mph|
A few years ago, you were allowed to have slight content of alcohol in your blood. But, after recent developments and hundreds of accidents, the Turkish government decided to put a stop to that. Now, there is absolutely zero tolerance for any contents of alcohol in your blood. The penalties are high and some might get you in a Turkish jail.
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As we mentioned above, Alanya is stocked with places to visit and sights to see. There are not many cities that could match Alanya in terms of splendor. The Byzantine Empire’s architectural feats still stand in the city and they are a sight for sore eyes. The follwing list will provide you with the names of the most interesting places and their distance to the airport.
|Places||Distance from the airport||Travelling Time|
|Red Tower||42 kilometers||45 minutes|
|Alanya Shipyard||42.1 kilometers||46 minutes|
|Dimcay||51.2 kilometers||52 minutes|
|Alanya Gardens||43 kilometers||45 minutes|
|Cleopatra Beach||43.1 kilometers||46 minutes|
|Damlatas Cave||42.4 kilometers||46 minutes|
Alanya is the epiphany of modern day festivals. There are EDM festivals, food festivals, film festivals and so much more for you bear witness to. We suggest buying your tickets around the end of April because the city will light up for the whole summer and you don’t want to miss out on anything.