Walking & Running

Last Modified Date: 1/30/2020

Walking & Running

Last Modified Date: 1/30/2020
One of the most enjoyable activities you can do in Alanya is walking. With its unique natural and historical scenery, the relaxing iodine smell coming from the sea is tremendously peaceful. With its different walking routes, it also appeals to those who want to calmly stress with various difficulty trails or those who want to do sports.

Starting from the pier area, you can breathe the clean sea air of Alanya and walk along the entire beach from the beach or along the walking path on the wide sidewalks. You can also use sports and gym equipment in places.

A special track has been created for those who want to walk up to the top of Alanya Castle, right next to Kızılkule to reach the top of Alanya Castle. It is also possible to reach the top through the road passing through the upper part of Damlataş Cave. There are cafeterias in the upper parts of the castle where you can have something to eat, drink your tea and relax.
Starting from the area where the Alanya City Hall is located in the port area, you can go to the Lighthouse by passing by restaurants, night clubs and boats. You can also use the street at the top if you want to return.

The shops in the bazaar, where you can find all kinds of shopping opportunities such as leather shops, jewelers, souvenir sellers, confectioners, restaurants, cafeterias, bars, are almost like a giant open shopping mall. In this big region, you can buy gifts for yourself and your loved ones and travel as you wish.

On the west side of Alanya, you can stroll along the Cleopatra Beach along the walking paths with sweet floral scents and wave sounds coming from the parks arranged by the municipality.

There are beaches and bazaars in the surrounding towns and there are beaches, wide sidewalks, bazaars, sports and gym equipment for walking.


Things to pay attention

In summer and between 11:00 and 15:00 when the sun is the most burning, you should definitely use protective materials such as hats and sunscreen. You also need to drink water frequently, as you may lose a lot of fluid.


Benefits of Walking and Running

Walking improves blood circulation, regulates blood pressure, reduces the risk of vascular diseases of the cardiovascular and brain.
It reduces the risk of obesity.
It facilitates digestion.
Increases the supply of Oxygen to the brain, raising the potential for mental acuity and creative thinking
It helps lymphatic circulation.
It increases respiratory capacity and aerobic power.
Increases stamina.
It prevents the feeling of tiredness.
It reduces insomnia and helps to relax.
It provides the release of endorphins, the body's naturally pleasing hormones.
It provides a youthful appearance by delaying the aging process.
It increases morale, self-confidence and optimism.
It provides the bones to harden and strengthen.