located in the 83 km. north of Bolu is a lovely
town on the Black Sea coast and is famous for its clean ,
beautiful beaches, extending both east and west, with its
good accommodations and with its traditional hospitality of the typical
Black Sea people. Akcakoca will certainly satisfy your desire to discover
some unspoiled areas. There are also many camping and picnicking
facilities around Akcakoca. The sandy beaches of Akcakoca
provide a rare beauty of nature for nature-lovers and worshippers of swimming
. You may go to the beaches in the environs of the town by municipal buses.
Akçakoca, the closest window of Central Anatolia opening
to a sea is a very charming, touristic town of Bolu situated in Western
Black Sea Region. Fishing, hazel-nut agriculture and tourism are the basic
occupations of the local people. Akçakoca is the closest Black Sea to the metropols of
Ankara and Istanbul. The region with its well preserved historical and naturalbeauties,
with its unique architecture peculiar to this area, with hazel-nuts, fruits, strawberries
and famous chest-nut honey, with its abundant variaty of fish available in every season,
with its sea and curative beaches specially recommended for rackitis and finally with its
traditional features and warm hospitability of local people, it offers an unforgetable
vacation, both recration and entertainment together for every budget.
Akçakocas known history well goes back to 1112 B.C. and
its been known as Diapolis, Akçaşar,
Akçaşehir and finally at 1934 Akçakoca after the name of Akçakoca
Bey who was the conqueror of the region.
Akçakoca invite everybody to discover the richest green,
the deepest blue, the most unique, the warmest welcome, the lowest prices and the closest
Black Sea of Akçakoca. In Akçakoca there is absolutely a corner which will satisfying
please every possible liking.
In 1997 Akçakoca recieved together with Genoese Castle
Beach the International Blue Flag Reward given by Foundation for
Environmental Education in Turkey among all over European beaches and marinas. Thus
fulfilling 26 criterias of standarts Akçakoca once more proved its environmnetal
cleanness not to only Turkey but to the whole World.
Being very suitable for water sports and yatching in 1997
Akçakoca was the host of Yeşil Tour ( Green Tour) organization thus starting the
yatching tourism of Black Sea.
The International Hazel-nut and Tourism Festival which
takes place every year in the third week of July is ready to entertain those who are
seeking, something very special and unique to experience.