Karacakılavuz Weavings

Prayer rugs, carpets, tablecloths and saddlebags are handwoven with pure wool and warp cotton yarn on oak or hornbeam looms. Karacakılavuz weavings, bearing traditional motifs and different patterns are the best souvenirs to bring back home to remember Tekirdağ.

Nature in Tekirdağ

For nature and sports enthusiasts, trekking in Ergene Valley, as well as along İnecik, Karaçalı, Tatarlı, Beyoğlu, Sağlamtaş and Çınarlıdere is a must. Also, the Ganos Mountains in Şarköy and the north of Saray offer seamless opportunities for hiking and trekking.

Camping is another good option to touch and feel the natural beauties of the region. Tekirdağ province’s Marmara Ereğlisi, Saray and Şarköy districts are perfect for camping and caravan. Kastro, also known as Çamlıköy, is another camping place on the Black Sea coast, within Saray district. It is also a popular promenade with its wide, lush green beach and river.

Şarköy is attractive alternative spot for surf lovers. One of the most preferred surfing centres in Türkiye; it is appreciated both by advanced-level surfers and beginners.

Beaches in Tekirdağ

The Marmara Sea is known for its freshness and its lower salt rate. Very popular on weekends, Şarköy, Mürefte and Altınova are worth a visit with blue flag beaches.