When it is mentioned about the places to visit in the Black Sea, the first part that comes to mind is the Eastern Black Sea region. We have collected the most popular travel destinations from the Western Black Sea to the Eastern Black Sea. Without further ado, let’s examine the list.
The Black Sea trip list starts from the Bolu province in the western part. Zonguldak, Karabuk, Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop, Corum, Amasya, Samsun, Tokat, Ordu, Giresun, Gumushane, Bayburt, Trabzon Rize and ends with the province of Artvin.
List of Places to Visit in Black Sea
Gölcük Nature Park
Gölcük Lake, located about 15 kilometers from the center of Bolu, is an artificially constructed embankment lake. Around the pine, beech, hornbeam dozens of species such as trees. Gölcük Lake is named after Gölcük Nature Park.
- Entrance Fee: 5 TL
- Visiting Hours: 08:00 – 18:00
- Address: Gölcük National Park, Bolu Merkez / Bolu
It is a natural lake on the Abant Mountains about 35 kilometers southwest of Bolu. It has a charming beauty every month of the year. Abant is a very popular holiday destination for both sightseeing and accommodation.
- Entrance Fee: Free for pedestrians, Car 12 TL.
- Address: Örencik, Mudurnu / Bolu
Yedigoller National Park
Yedigöller National Park, located on the border of Mengen and Yığılca districts, covers an area of approximately 2000 hectares and has an enormous appearance especially in the autumn season. Located 40 kilometers from the city center of Bolu, Yedigöller is one of the places that people who love to be surrounded by nature must visit and even camp.
- Entrance Fee: Pedestrian entrance is 5 TL.
- Address: Merkeşler, Bolu Merkez / Bolu
Sülüklü Lake Nature Park
Sülüklü Göl, also known as Sarıgölcük, is located within the borders of Tavşansuyu village of Mudurnu district of Bolu province. As a result of tectonic movements in nature, a pit is formed up to 30 meters and filled by Hongurdak stream. Today it is among the most visited national parks in the region.
- Entrance Fee: 4 TL
- Address: Tavşansuyu Köyü, Mudurnu / Bolu
Incesu Canyon, which is a natural wonder, is worth seeing. The İncesu Canyon, located in the İncesu Village of Ortaköy District of Çorum, is 12.5 km long. Incesu Canyon, which has only one entrance and exit, is steep rocky on both sides. The canyon is suitable for rafting and trekking.
- Address: Incesu, Ortakoy / Corum
Iskilip Rock Tombs
In the center of Iskilip, it was built on a natural rock of 100 m height from the Ottoman period. The rock grave to the southeast has a rectangular entrance with two columns. Round column bodies descend upwards.
- Address: Tahta, İskilip / Çorum
It was repaired and used during the Roman, Byzantine and Seljuk period. The fortress, which still retains its characteristics today, is 2050 meters long, 25 meters high, 3 meters wide and has two main entrance doors. The fortress wall surrounds the city.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his friends in arms are the same as the ferry that brought to Samsun. It is also furnished as a museum. Sculptures made with wax art.
- Address: Municipality Houses, Canik / Samsun
Amisos Hill, which takes its name from Amisos, the old name of Samsun, is a point that can be reached even for its view and cable car experience. You can also see the tombs and the entrances when you walk on the hill. There are restaurants and souvenirs in the region.
- Address: Baruthane, İlkadım / Samsun
King Rock Tombs
Amasya King rock tombs are monumental tombs carved into limestone rocks on the southern slopes of Mount Harşena in Amasya. The tombs, also known as the Kings Valley, were built along the Yeşilırmak Valley and dominated by the city. There are 23 rock tombs of various sizes. According to what we learned from Strabon, one of the antiquity writers, the tombs were built in the name of kings during the time of Mitridat Kingdom. The largest of the rock tombs of the king is the latest in the west. This tomb is accessed by galleries and stairs. Also known as the Kral Great King’s Tomb bu, this tomb has suffered many devastations.
- Address: Yuvacik Village / Amasya Center / Amasya
Persembe Plateau: With its unique geography, the registration process for preservation as a world heritage site is taking place rapidly, and it is located 17 km from Ordu’s Aybastı district. Declared as a tourism center by the Council of Ministers in 1991, Perşembe Plateau is a place for those who want to relax, picnic, try extreme sports such as safari and paragliding.
- Address: Persembe Plateau, Aybastı / Ordu
Ulugol Nature Park
Ulugöl Nature Park, the biggest lake of Ordu, with an altitude of 1500 meters, Ulugöl is situated amongst lush forests and amidst a beautiful nature. There are no settlements around 700 meters. It was beautiful in spring, and when autumn came and covered in red scarf, it was beautiful. A place to spend a peaceful time in nature and make the lungs feast with plenty of oxygen.
- Address: Haruniye, Gölköy / Ordu
Sumela Monastery, Sümela monastery located in the town of Macka in Trabzon is one of the most attractive places. Sumela monastery, founded on steep rocks in 365-395 (supposedly) years, is also known as ana Virgin Mary arasında among the people. Sumela Monastery, which seems quite ruined, is an ideal place to take a souvenir photo.
- Address: Altındere, Maçka / Trabzon
Entrance Fee: 10 TL
Uzungöl (Long Lake) Trabzon
Uzungol, which is approximately 20 kilometers from Çaykara district, is about 1100 meters above sea level. Geographically surrounded by trees, Uzungol spends most of the year in the rain. The settlement was first mentioned in Uzungöl in 1586 under the name of Saraho, and later it was named as Sharah.
- Address: Caykara, Trabzon
These historical bridges, which we are all familiar with on social media, are on the way to Çamlıhemşin. Along the way, you can come across the bridge, pulling their cars and climbing over the bridge. In addition, activities such as rafting and zepline are carried out in Fırtına Creek. You can taste local dishes accompanied by the sound of the creek.
- Address: Yaylaköy, Çamlıhemşin / Rize
Ayder Plateau is the most popular place in the Black Sea Region. Ayder is one of the most popular tourist destinations with its thermal springs and unique natural beauties.
- Entrance Fee: Cars: 10 TL
Address: Ayder, Yukarışimşirli, Çamlıhemşin / Rize
The Black Sea region is a region with Turkey’s green and rainy climate. For this reason it is called paradise. We would appreciate it if you tell us where you want to go in the Black Sea.