Experience Historic Turkey with Our Planned Excursions

Lucie Barthe

The CONNECT Route Development Forum is not only a perfect event for the aviation industry to come together and discuss new partnerships and airline networking opportunities, but it’s also a fantastic chance for attendees to experience the very best of what Turkey has to offer.

We are delighted that the next event in set in the wonderful surroundings of Antalya. With CONNECT 2020 we are continuing our commitment to showcasing the host country’s incredible range of experiences.

Here are some of the best excursions we have planned for CONNECT 2020…

Explore Historic Landmarks

Turkey is one of the best countries in the world for exploring. Wherever you go, you will across towns brimming with life, historial significance and stunning scenery. With CONNECT 2020 we have several excursions available to allow you to take in several Turkish experiences. On the Tuesday and Friday we have two round trips scheduled in for up to 120 people. There is the Antalya Old Town tour where attendees will be able to explore the historical town of Kaleiçi. The other tour heads to Side and Aspendos which are considered one of the most valuable ancient ruins of the world. On the Friday only, up to 120 attendees can join us on a tour of the famous sculptures of Perge. All of these tours include transfers and a tour guide.

Fun Fitness Activities

What better way to get into shape than with a relaxing run along the Antalya beach. Anna.aero are once against hosting a beach run on the Wednesday and Thursday. Get up bright and early for a brisk 5km or 10km run along the beach. Attendees will depart the resort at 7am and there’s no limit on capacity. Alternatively, how about a more relaxing fitness activity? There will be the opportunity to attend a Pilates class, making sure you start the day off feeling in the best shape as possible.

Test Your Golfing Skills

Antalya is well recognised for its many golf courses and we are offering CONNECT attendees the chance to put their skills to the test on one of the best beginner courses. On the Tuesday, up to 40 people can take part in our golfing excursion which is surrounded by stunning scenery. A transfer is included and we will be departing the resort at 3pm and returning at 5pm.

Take Part in a Cycling Race

CONNECT 2020 is perfectly timed with Akra Gran Fondo, an unmissable cycling race. The race takes place on Sunday, 23rd February where up to 1000 cyclists will competing for first place. Attendees should bring their own helmet and may either request a bike in advance or provide their own. Official Fraport TAV cycling shirts will also be supplied.

Experiences to Relax You

On Saturday, 22nd February we have several relaxation activities available. First of all is a traditional Turkish Hammam, also known as a Turkish Bath. This relaxing treatment will also comprise of quality time, Turkish music and eating and drinking special Turkish foods. The baths are open from 10am to 3pm and supports a capacity of up to 20 delegates (10 women and 10 men). Next up we have the Tazı Canyon Get Away. This trip will take 10 delegates up to the top of the Tazı Canyon, offering incredible photo opportunities of the mountain view. Delegates will be able to relax with fine wine, special snacks, live music and even some surprises… This unforgettable experience will be filmed by a drone and attendees will be able to see the footage.

If you would like to secure your attendance at any one of these excursions, you can do so by booking online via your delegate account.

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3-5 Feb 2025
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