Welcome to Trabzon

Seasonal summer flights between Dubai and Trabzon

This summer season flights between Dubai and Trabzon will operate from 14 June 2024 to 01 September 2024.

The historic town of Trabzon, located on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Türkiye, is renowned for its rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes. The city boasts ancient ruins, historic landmarks, breathtaking monasteries, and mosques. Trabzon’s natural beauty is truly awe-inspiring, with beautiful mountain ranges, lush green forests, and pristine beaches. The city is also famous for its delicious local cuisine, warm hospitality, and traditional handicrafts. Additionally, Trabzon is known as the city of Sultans and is celebrated for its world-class hazelnuts, which serve as a major export.

Things to see and do in Trabzon

  • Visit Hagia Sophia, one of the most prominent examples of late Byzantine architecture, and marvel at its domed interiors and colourful walls decorated with art and scriptures from ancient times.
  • Explore the Trabzon Castle, which dates back to the Byzantine period and was later expanded by the Ottoman Empire and delve into its many towers, walls, and gates while taking in the stunning views of the sea and the city.
  • Explore Sumela Monastery, located on the cliffs of Altindere National Park, which is famous for its beautiful frescoes and stunning views of the valley below.
  • Visit the beautiful and historic structure, Trabzon Kalesi, whose foundations date back to the Byzantine era and explore three fortresses dating back to 2000 BC.
  • Visit the Hidirnebi Plateau (HidirnebiYaylasi) to experience picturesque natural beauty at an altitude of 1200 metres (3,937 feet).
  • Visit the Atatürk Villa (Atatürk Köşkü), a classic Victorian house that faces the city and is well-known for its interiors, which makes it a popular venue for weddings and photoshoots.
  • Take a walk in Boztepe, a hill overlooking Trabzon, offering a stunning panoramic view of the city and the Black Sea.

Tips for travellers

Trabzon boasts a humid subtropical climate with high precipitation, resulting in hot and humid summers, and the Turkish Lira is the currency used in Turkey. In addition to its seafood dishes, don’t miss out on sampling local specialities like hamsi pilavı (anchovy rice), karalahana çorbası (kale soup), and muhlama (a local cheese dish). You can also immerse yourself in the local culture by browsing the bazaar and picking up unique gifts such as spices, textiles, jewellery, and souvenirs.

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