26-03-2020 - Tips & Guides

Best Time To Visit Istanbul

Istanbul is not only Turkey's most famous and beautiful tourist destination, but it is also one of the most famous tourist cities in the world, which is understandable given the vast number of recreational activities and tourist attractions it offers, as well as its ancient history and natural beauty. One of the most surprising facts about Istanbul is that it is the only city in the world that is situated on two continents. 

Istanbul is one of the top five vacation destinations in the globe, thanks to its pleasant weather in both winter and summer, as well as a diverse range of sites to visit and tourist activities to partake in. Despite this, there are still unique opportunities to visit Istanbul and appreciate its beauty. In this post, we'll clarify these concepts and discuss the ideal times for visiting Istanbul. 

When Is The Best Time To Travel To Istanbul? 

The best time to visit Istanbul is from June to September, when the weather is mild and there is less rain and snowfall, making it a great time to visit the beaches and coastal districts of Istanbul. However, prices are often high during this time, so many people prefer to visit Istanbul in April, May, or March. Spring is the ideal time to visit Istanbul. While the astronomical spring begins on March 21, the Istanbul spring semester usually starts in mid-April. Another benefit of visiting Istanbul in the spring is the opportunity to view the landscape and enjoy the flower season. The city becomes more vivid and tinted in rose and tulip hues, in particular; the weather warms throughout the day, cools beautifully at night, and rain showers are uncommon. Average high temperatures will range from 18 to 27 degrees Celsius. 

It is hot and humid in Istanbul throughout the summer, from mid-July until mid-September. The average daily maximum temperature is approximately 28 degrees Celsius. The unique Mediterranean climate and the beautiful nature of Istanbul in the southern parts, especially the Aegean coast, are desirable for tourists from cold countries looking for summer activities and marine swimming. When the weather is summer, the country is less crowded with tourists, and the blue cruise is the preferred way to visit all beach resorts. 

What Are Some Unique Istanbul Activities? 

Water sports and yachting are among the most popular activities in Istanbul, although hiking, rock climbing, ballooning, mountain climbing, and cycling are also popular. 

Should I go to Istanbul in the summer or in the winter? 

Istanbul is gorgeous at any time of year, but each season has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, so you may choose the season that best fits your schedule and the kinds of things you want to undertake when you visit. There are numerous historical sites that are open year-round, and others that you will not like visiting in the summer or winter! In addition, in the summer, there are numerous restaurants, cafés, and pubs to enjoy, while in the winter, there are just gorgeous ones. So, we suggest, have a trip to Istanbul anytime you want; you'll appreciate the city's history and attractions each month!

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