Het Turks Nationaal Verkeersbureau is de officiële vertegenwoordiging in Nederland van het Turkse Ministerie van Cultuur en Toerisme. Het bureau promoot Türkiye, alsmede de Turkse cultuur en zorgt ervoor dat Türkiye een van de meest populaire vakantiebestemmingen in Nederland blijft. Ook heeft het bureau een informerende en adviserende rol voor vragen over reizen naar Türkiye of over samenwerkingen met professionals in de sectoren toerisme en cultuur.
How would you like your coffee on December 5th, World Turkish Coffee Day?
With its fantastic smell filling homes, offices, cafes and eventually streets, Turkish coffee is an essential part of Turkish traditions and one of the most outstanding and pleasant experiences you will have during your trip to Türkiye. In Türkiye, Turkish coffee is a social mediator that brings people together, helping them socialise. Coffee’s role in Türkiye is so high that essential meetings and after-meal conversations begin with the same question: “How would you like to have your coffee?”. This unique taste and traditional value resulted in Turkish coffee's inclusion in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List in 2013. Since then, December 5th, the date of Turkish Coffee’s registration on the UNESCO list, has been celebrated as ‘World Turkish Coffee Day’.
The Seven Churches Route: A journey through the history of faith in Türkiye’s Aegean cities
Home to some of the earliest civilisations, Anatolia is also one of the world’s most popular destinations for faith tourism, featuring routes covering various religions' holy sites and cultural heritages. Among these are some of the most important Christian pilgrimage routes.
Baklava: A Turkish Tradition that Transcends Centuries
Baklava. This delectable Turkish pasty featuring paper-thin layers of phyllo dough, butter and a fragrant sweet syrup is almost certainly the first dessert on the gastronomic itinerary of every tourist visiting Türkiye. A true feast of flavour, baklava is also a significant symbol of Türkiye’s rich cultural heritage. The pastry’s centuries-old tradition, craftsmanship and rich history have led to the establishment of its special day. Let’s discover the story behind baklava on 17 November, World Baklava Day.
The culinary scenes of İzmir and Bodrum make a brilliant entry in the 2024 MICHELIN Guide İstanbul, İzmir, Bodrum
• A total of 111 restaurants are recommended, including 15 in İzmir and 19 in Bodrum • 2 restaurants in Bodrum and 3 restaurants in İzmir are awarded One MICHELIN Star; 2 new establishments are also honoured in İstanbul • 4 new committed restaurants receive the MICHELIN Green Star • A new MICHELIN Award is presented: the MICHELIN Sommelier Award