Kastamonu province is surrounded with the best examples of Ottoman and Turkish architecture and is nestled in the bosom of the natural landscape of the Black Sea.
A residential area for thousands of years, Kastamonu was founded by the Kaskians around 1800 BC. The area became a center of great civilizations within time.
The area is well known for its cultural and historical sites and typical Black Sea climate. With the western Black Sea Mountains behind, the inland of Kastamonu province has a rather continental climate.
Be ready to collect unforgettable memories in Kastamonu, the epitome of unique traditional values.
The fertile lands of Kastamonu province have been home to many civilizations for centuries. Nowadays, the region invokes interest for its valuable artifacts and green landscape. You can visit the historical sites of Taşköprü, Inebolu, Devrekâni, Tosya and Cide and sightsee a wide range of ruins abounding in Kastamonu province.Read More
Kastamonu, which has flourished through the centuries with the contribution of diverse civilizations, attracts attention also for its festivals. The International Taşköprü Culture and Garlic Festival is held in Taşköprü, the hometown of the world’s most tasty garlic. Held annually in August, the festival offers a rich program. Organized inRead More
How can I go there?
Kastamonu can be accessed by road as the airport construction works are still in progress. The closest airport in the area is located in Samsun province. Once you have arrived in Samsun you can get on one of the intercity buses leaving from the Samsun bus terminal to Kastamonu. KastamonuRead More