A quiet city is a culture of slow pace of life and a philosophy of balance without fuss. Among the slow cities there are no large cities – the main condition is not attractive to tourists, but convenience for local residents. Among the first there is Ludlow in England and Pijao in Colombia.
7 Turkish regions fully meet the criteria of “Cittaslow”: environment, infrastructure, lifestyle, agriculture and hospitality.
The ancient town of Geynyuk in Bolu province has preserved ancient architecture and old streets.
The province of Shanliurfa is popular due to the unique roses and flooded old low-lying areas of the city.
The Severihisar of Izmir is one of the most popular resorts in recent years.
Tarakly – the province of Bursa is one of the ways of the caravan of the Great silk road on the coast of the sea of Marmara.
Gerze, Sinop province – the lowest crime rate in Turkey, a unique nature with a clean sea.
Akyaka, Mugla province is a growing center of international tourism, a village with snow-white houses and tiled roofs on the Gulf of Gekova.
The island of Gyokcheada in Chanakkale province has an unusual geographical structure and nature.
Recall that the Slow city is an international movement founded in Italy in October 1999. For 2018, there are 236 member cities. The aim of the movement is to improve the quality of life in cities by slowing down the rhythm of life, resisting monotony and averaging.