Turkey » Travel Guide

Official Language


Turkish

Capital


Ankara

Head of State


Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Form of Government


Secularist republic

Size


780.580 km²

Population


74.724.269

Religion

Islam

Entry Requirements


Please check the entry/visa requirements for your destination at the appropriate consulate or embassy in your country and do this as well in advance of your travel date.

Location


Alacati is situated on the peninsula of Cesme in the western Turkey facing the Greek island Chios.
Language
The official language is Turkish. Most of the staff working in the hotels or restaurants can speak English and German.

Time Difference


CET +1 hour

Electricity


220 Volt. An adapter might sometimes be necessary.

Telephone


The dialling code for Turkey is 0090.

Internet


Wireless high speed connection at the centre. There are internet cafés in Alacati.

Climate/ Clothing


Mild Mediterranean climate throughout the year. During spring and autumn pullover and jacket are recommended.

Health Regulations


No immunization required. In Alacati you will find a perfectly equipped private hospital with pediatrist and orthopaedist.

Transfer


Approx. 1,5 hour from the airport in Izmir to Alacati/ Cesme.

Rental Car and Transport


A rental car costs about 40 euros per day. You can also go by taxi or dolmus (small buses).

Currency/ Mode of Payment


Local currency is Turkish Lira (TRL)
Current rate of exchange:
1 US Dollar = 1,91 TRL
1 Euro = 2,52 TRL

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