For those who seek healing and peace within nature
Afyon is famous with its mineral water and thermal springs. Being far from the sea cities of the Aegean Region is not a disadvantage for this beautiful city. Afyon, connecting Mediterranean Region to interior Anatolia is a well- developed city, famous with its cuisine, healing waters and natural beauties. This is where opium is most cultivated in Turkey. Afyon is also very important with its marble sources and ruins of ancient cities. If you want to have a restful vacation and find out the beauties of Interior Aegean Region, pay a visit to Afyon. An ideal place to discover many ancient civilizations, Afyon will show you the healing force of the nature. Afyon, once a popular Phrygian city will sure have much more then you have heard.
Afyon has many historical sites to visit. Ruins take the first place. Dinar, Emirdağ and İhsaniye light the way for some historical periods. Rock tombs, rock settlements and churches from Byzantines attract the interests of tourists. These ruins are approximately half an hour away from Afyon; so do not pass this region without seeing these places. Byzantium ruins in Seydiler town, with its castle, acropolis and church ruins, attract all who are concerned with history.
Afyon is partly influenced by the terrestrial climate. That is why springtime is the most suitable season to visit the city. Summer time can be very hot and dry in some years and it is very cold in winter. In spring and autumn, thermal springs are visited by many tourists. The region is very quiet in wintertime. The centre of the city looks like a simple Anatolian town in this period. Sometimes it snows in winter.İn Thermal Centers and SPA Activities you can find swimming pool SPA center, sauna, mud bath, massage treatment,turkish hamam, steam room, fitness cente, thermal treatmen pool, heated rock beds and physical therapy.