Gallipoli Holiday Guide
From firm tourist favorites to hidden gems that still await discovery, the area around Gallipoli is wonderfully endowed with fabulous things to see and do. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Canakkale, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast, and Eceabat 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
On sunny days, why not take the opportunity to check out Istanbul - Marmara Region's gardens and open-air exhibits?. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural makeup at Istanbul - Marmara Region's excellent art galleries, indoor markets and history museums.
If your life is busy, the perfect vacation often means making time to relax. When it's time to de-stress, take your lead from the locals and try cycling or picnicking.
If you really want to understand the customs of the area, be sure to stop in at the region's restaurants and cafés. These are great places to meet local residents and try out dishes that are commonly eaten here. You'll find that wheat and grapes are commonly used components of local dishes. There are lots of specialty dishes here. Taste iskender kebap (lamb with yogurt on pita bread) or lahmacun (turkish pizza). Tavuk göğüsü (milk pudding) is a popular dessert in these parts. After your meal, go out for a drink in a bar that serves regional wines. Try some chardonnay or riesling.
When it is time to leave Gallipoli, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Hoşçakal". But be comforted by the fact that you'll be leaving with special photos, momentos and memories that you can enjoy for years to come.