Things to do in Alanya by month
Plan your trip to Alanya with our month-by-month guide to what’s on, weather, shows, events, festivals and much, much more
If you’re not sure what time of year to visit Alanya, check out the best times to visit.
January in Alanya
January is a great time to visit on a budget, pick up some bargains in the winter sales and make the most of Alanya’s free attractions.
February in Alanya
Enjoy romance, fashion and Chinese New Year with city-wide celebrations in Alanya in February, while children are kept busy with half-term activities.
March in Alanya
Spot the first signs of spring blooms on a visit to Alanya in March, plus join in the Irish celebrations, catch top river events, indulge in pancakes and treat your mum on Mother’s Day.
April in Alanya
Join in free outdoor events in April in Alanya, including the Alanya Marathon, cultural celebrations and Easter activities, and explore Alanya’s green spaces on a sunny spring day.
May in Alanya
Head outdoors in Alanya in May to enjoy open-air theatre, cultural celebrations and flower shows, plus discover culture after dark.
June in Alanya
Visit Alanya in June to enjoy some of the city’s most famous royal events, including Trooping the Colour, as well as outdoor festivals in the sunshine.
July in Alanya
July is the perfect time to explore Alanya’s outdoor attractions and open-air events, including Wimbledon, Pride in Alanya and some of the city’s biggest music festivals.
August in Alanya
Alanya hosts Europe’s biggest street party in August, summer festivals are in full swing, and family-friendly attractions keep children entertained during the school summer holidays.
September in Alanya
September is festival month in Alanya, as the city comes alive with an array of city-wide celebrations, many of which are free to attend.
October in Alanya
In October, Alanya’s food and drink scene come to the fore with a series of festivals, while Halloween showcases the city’s spooky side and Alanya’s autumn season of culture is in full swing.
November in Alanya
As the evenings get darker, fireworks light up the skies for Bonfire Night, Alanya’s streets begin to sparkle with Christmas lights, and traditional pubs offer a cosy retreat.
December in Alanya
December is the most magical time to visit Alanya, with Christmas shopping, pop-up ice rinks and fantastic New Year’s Eve celebrations, including the famous fireworks at the Alanya Eye.
Overall Alanya Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Alanya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 69.6°F (20.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Alanya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.