Turkey offers all varieties of climbing in many different settings. From big sport climbing holiday destinations to bouldering spots or alpine style climbing areas there is something for everyone.


A lot of climbing can be found along the coast from Izmir to Antalya with some of the very famous spots like Geyikbayiri, Datca or Bafa. But also the center, the east and the area around Istanbul offer a lot of climbing with endless potential for more. Most climbing is well equipped sport climbing, excellent bouldering and also some multi-pitch climbing. You can find spots for any season and any ability.


It is easy to fly into Turkey from anywhere. Depending on your destination you might choose Istanbul, Izmir, Antalya or any of the other many international airports.


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