Kalkan By Night
For many people Kalkan is at its most beautiful at night! The evenings bring cooler temperatures and a more relaxed atmosphere to the town. The narrow streets are lit by multicoloured lanterns that reflect off the cobble-stone pavements. Many people visit the shops before going to dinner as they are open until very late in the evening. In Kalkan the shops offer a vast variety, you can browse the jewellery shops where gold and silver is priced by weight, look through delicately hand painted iznik tiles, hand woven carpets and much more!
Once you have finished browsing the shops, choose from many of the roof top bars and restaurants! Kalkan is said to have one of the highest amount of restaurants and bars for it’s size on the coast of Turkey. Many of these restaurants have a roof terrace where you can enjoy a sea view! These restaurants are very popular in the early evening where you get an unobstructed view of the magnificent summer sunsets. After your meal, stroll down the cobbled streets to the harbour, where you will find a variety of places to sit with a drink.
If you are looking for a safe and friendly holiday with a large choice of options and activities, then Kalkan is a place you really shouldn't miss . Almost everyone who visits this unique area are always pulled back by it’s relaxed and laid back atmosphere. Many locals and tourists spend a large amount of time to make sure that Kalkan remains an unspoiled and sophisticated treasure.Mentioned in countless articles by magazines like Lonely Planet and Style Magazine to name a few, Kalkan really does have that “je ne sais quoi”.